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Louis L’Amore taught our society to cherish the story of the little guy who makes it big. By the looks of it, we’re seeing one before our very eyes. According to reports, the Detroit Lions have signed kicking prospect Havard Rugland, better known by the moniker “Kickalicious.” For the past few weeks, we have been [...]The post Detroit Lions sign internet celebrity Kickalicious by Rourke Douglas Decker appeared first on WCSN - The Water Cooler Sports Network.
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The Detroit Lions might have found Jason Hanson's replacement on YouTube.
The team announced Thursday afternoon that they had signed Norwegian soccer player Havard Rugland to a free-agent contract.
Rugland has never played organized football but became an internet sensation when he posted a video of trick-shot kicks to YouTube.
He was given the nickname "Kickalicious...
No, Jason Hanson isn’t coming out of retirement but the Lions did sign a kicker actually referred to as Kickalicious…
Thursday, Tim Twentyman of DetroitLions.com tweeted that the Lions have signed Norwegian kicker Havard Rugland to a contract.
The Lions have signed Norwegian kicker Havard Rugland to a contract.
— Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) April 11, 2013
In addition to the...
Pictured above is Havard Rugland, or as he likes to call himself, Kickalicious™. Rugland has uploaded multiple videos to Youtube where he kicks a football in unusual ways, in usual settings, for unusual results.The videos have apparently caught the eye of multiple NFL teams and Rugland has even been invited to work out for a few of them. And apparently, the Detroit Lions liked...
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Remember this YouTube video from last year?
Not long after signing beleaguered kicker from "The League", David Akers, the Lions went out and signed a YouTube sensation. Last time Jim Schwartz got hard watching a player's YouTube highlights, that player didn't really pan out (due to injury).
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The Detroit Lions are giving a Norwegian Internet kicking sensation a shot to make the team.
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