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New York Rangers Henrik Lundqvist makes a save off of his face mask from the stick of Ottawa Senators Jim O'Brien at Madison Square Garden in New York
New York Rangers Henrik Lundqvist makes a save off of his face mask from the stick of Ottawa Senators Jim O'Brien in the second period of the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden in New York City on April 12, 2012. UPI/John Angelillo
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Jim O'Brien (born February 2, 1947 in El Paso, Texas) is a former American football placekicker in the National Football League. He played for the Baltimore Colts from 1970 to 1972 and the Detroit Lions in 1973. He also played wide receiver, catching the bulk of his career passes during the 1972 season while still performing his kicking duties. His short career was less than stellar, posting a 55.6 percentage making 60 of 108 field goal attempts. His shining moment came in Super Bowl V where he kicked a field goal with nine seconds remaining in the game to give the Baltimore Colts the victory over the Dallas Cowboys 16-13.

O'Brien attended the University of Cincinnati. O'Brien attended Aiken High School in Cincinnati.

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