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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.

“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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