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Pat Leahy
Newly elected member of the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame, former Philadelphia Eagles place kicker Pat Leahy, makes his acceptance speech during the Enshrinement Banquet and ceremonies in Springfield, Missouri on February 11, 2007. A total of 15 new members with sports related backrounds will enter as the class of 2007. Leahy a former soccer standout in college, kicked in the NFL for 18 years. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

Patrick Joseph Leahy (born March 19, 1951) was a placekicker for the New York Jets from 1974 to 1991. He is the team's all-time leading scorer, with 1,470 points, and scored 100 points or more seven different times over the course of his career. He currently ranks 17th on the list of highest NFL career scoring leaders. He went to Saint Louis University and played on three of the school's national championship soccer teams. Leahy and his wife, Colleen, currently live in St. Louis and have three children: Lizzy, Cullen and the youngest Nora.

With 22 consecutive successful field goal attempts, Leahy set a franchise record for the Jets in 1986 that was tied by Jay Feely in 2009. Over the course of his career, Leahy completed 71.4% of his field goal attempts and 95.5% of his extra points. In 18 years, he never had a kick blocked.

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