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Ben Graham (football player)

NameBen Graham
CurrentteamFree Agent
Birth Date2 November 1973(age 43)
Birth PlaceLeopold, Victoria
DebutteamNew York Jets
Pastteams * New York Jets (2005 2008) * New Orleans Saints (2008) * Arizona Cardinals (2008 2010)
Highlights *42 punts inside the 20 in season 2009, tying Andy Lee's NFL record *Pro Bowl Selection 2010
Statlabel2Punt Yards
Statlabel3Punting Yard Average

Ben Graham (football player)

Personal information
NameBen Graham
Full nameBen Graham
Recruited fromLeopold / Geelong U19
Draft40th overall, 1992 pre-season
Height/Weight196 cm / 98 kg
PositionCentre half-forward / Centre half-back

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Ben Graham (born 2 November 1973 in Leopold, Victoria, Australia) is a former professional Australian rules footballer turned professional American football punter.

The left-footer played for the Arizona Cardinals of the NFL in the United States.

Graham's 219 game Australian Rules career was played exclusively at the Geelong Football Club in the Australian Football League between 1993 and 2004. As an Aussie Rules player Graham was long noted for his ability to kick extraordinarily long distances with accuracy (in particular his expertise at the torpedo punt). This is one of the key reasons that he was believed to have potential as a professional NFL punter.

He is the only player to be named a captain of both an AFL and NFL side. During his career he has played in the biggest game in two codes, the AFL Grand Final (1995 AFL Grand Final) and the Super Bowl (Super Bowl XLIII). He was the first Australian to have played in a Super Bowl.

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