|February 13, 1980
|Tampa Bay Buccaneers
|Philadelphia Soul (AFL)
|Chicago Rush (AFL)
|Orlando Predators (AFL)
|New Orleans VooDoo (AFL)
Todd M. France(born February 13, 1980 in Toledo, Ohio) was a placekicker in the Arena Football League. He is currently a professor at Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio. In the National Football League, he kicked for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Philadelphia Eagles. In the Arena League, he kicked for the Philadelphia Soul, Chicago Rush, Orlando Predators, and New Orleans VooDoo.
At Springfield High School, he was a Division II All-State team member, team MVP, first team All-District and All-Conference, lettered three years in football and volleyball, four years in soccer and two years in basketball.
He played college football at the University of Toledo where he majored in Mechanical Engineering. France was a nominee for Lou Groza Award as nation's best placekicker and he was the first UT kicker to make first-team All-MAC since Bruce Nichols in 1988. France help lead the Rockets to their first bowl game win since 1995 by beating Cincinnati in the 2001 Motor City Bowl.
He spent a season with the Rhein Fire of the now-defunct NFL Europa and played in World Bowl XI
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