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YouTube Helps Norwegian Kicker Havard Rugland Gets a Trial With the NY Jets

A well-produced highlight reel gets a no-name kicker a shot at a career in the NFL.

December 2012 |
YouTube Helps Norwegian Kicker Havard Rugland Gets a Trial With the  NY Jets

Norwegian Havard Rugland wants to play in the NFL. To aid his cause, the 27-year-old loaded this clip on YouTube to show how skilled he is with his left foot. And it worked!

The player recently had a trial with the New York Jets and got his chance to impress Gang Green.

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“It went well,” he said, accoridng to the New York Daily News. “They tested me on field goals and kickoffs. Obviously you feel a little more pressure here, but I stayed pretty calm.”

Goes to show that it you have the skills and posess the will, anything is possible.  Good luck getting a contract and fulfilling your dream, Havard. 

Check out the audition tape here:

 

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