HARVARD RUGLAND RUMORS

Norwegian YouTube Kicker Released

Bummer. Remember Norwegian Kicker and YouTube sensation Harvard Rugland? OK, I don't recall the name either, but I do remember his YouTube video, Kickalicious making the rounds last winter: I'm pretty sure that's the Dropkick Murphys playing in the background (nice "kick" choice, Harvard). Well, unfortunately, the Detroit Lions cut Rugland on Tuesday...
Via Rotowire
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Kickalicious cut because he made field goals consistently different

Less than a year ago, Harvard Rugland was a Norwegian YouTube sensation. He showed to the world his uncanny accuracy as a kicker. He was so good, that even NFL QBs couldn’t duplicate his crazy placement while throwing the ball, instead. The fame he received from it earned him a contract and training camp invite from the Detroit Lions. But, like 40 other players attempting to make...
Via The Victory Formation
August 28, 2013  |  1 Comment

Harvard Rugland already sounds like an NFL player

Lions kicker Harvard Rugland (AKA ‘Kickalicious’) earned an NFL tryout with the Lions because of this video. He took advantage of this opportunity in his preseason debut last weekend when he went 2-2, connecting on field goals from 49 and 50 yards. But via Peter King’s MMQB column, the most impressive part about Rugland might be the words coming out of his mouth rather than...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 12, 2013  |  1 Comment

Detroit Lions’ Havard Rugland makes memorable debut

A lot of folks are going to be talking about a lot of things after the Detroit Lions defeated the New York Jets in both teams’ preseason debuts, but one of the lesser subjects will obviously be Detroit Lions rookie kicker Havard Rugland.  I wish to give the young man his due on this page. Rugland worked the second half, relieving David Akers, and playing in his first organized...
Via The Penalty Flag
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions kicker Harvard Rugland, aka Kickalicious™, learned English by listening to Wu-Tang Clan

I’m sure you remember Kickalicious™. Or maybe you remember him by his government name Harvard Rugland. Or maybe you just remember him as the dude that kicks a football in unusual ways, in usual settings, for unusual results.And now that we remember him, it’s time to dig into his background. Rugland is Norwegian, he’s a germaphobe, and his name translates to “Howard” in...
Via No Guts, No Glory
August 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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