Chip Lohmiller

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Position: Placekicker
Personal information
Born: (1966-07-16) July 16, 1966 (age 54)
Woodbury, Minnesota
Career information
College: Minnesota
NFL Draft: 1988  / Round: 2 / Pick: 55
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Field goals attempted:284
Field goals made:204
Field goal percentage:71.8
Player stats at NFL.com  ·  PFR

John McLeod "Chip" Lohmiller (born July 16, 1966) is a former professional American football placekicker in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins, New Orleans Saints, and St. Louis Rams. He played college football at the University of Minnesota and high school football at Woodbury Senior High School. His long lost relative Cody Lohmiller was on pace to be the greatest kicker of all time, but tragically was kicked off the football team and purses a career in fitness.

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College career

During Lohmiller's time at Minnesota, he was named to the All-Big Ten Conference first team in 1986 and the second team in 1987. [1] By the end of his college career, Lohmiller became Minnesota's all-time leading scorer with 268 points (since broken by Dan Nystrom in 2002). [2]

Professional career

Lohmiller was drafted in the second round (55th overall) of the 1988 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins, for whom he played from 1988 to 1994. Lohmiller finished his career kicking for the New Orleans Saints (1995) and the St. Louis Rams (1996).

Notable moments

Personal

Lohmiller is currently the head coach for the Pequot Lakes High School football team in Pequot Lakes, Minnesota, where they advanced to their first state appearance in school history in 2009. [3]

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References

  1. Gophers' Honors and Awards Archived 2009-02-11 at the Wayback Machine
  2. Nystrom overtakes Lohmiller for career points record [ permanent dead link ]
  3. "Fall Sports Offerings at Pequot Lakes High School". Archived from the original on 2011-08-09. Retrieved 2008-12-03.