Retired NFL placekicker who retired as the league's all-time leader games played and points scored. He spent the majority of his 25-year career with the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons, retiring as both teams's all-time leading scorer as well.
He played college football at Michigan State University. He would go on to be inducted into the university's Athletics Hall of Fame in 2011.
He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2017. He also played for the New York Giants, Kansas City Chiefs, and Minnesota Vikings.
He married Jennifer Andersen in 1997.
He became the second placekicker, following Jan Stenerud, to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.