That was a special one because I've been here kicking field goals for 11 yearsNew England 20, Detroit 12 Nov 28, 2002
I won't say I like situations like this but I don't hate themDetroit 9, Dallas 7 Nov 03, 2002
After what happened in Chicago last year, this is a great feelingDetroit 23, Chicago 20 (OT) Oct 20, 2002
The second one was perfect and I pushed it right and on the other two, the combination was not rightChicago 13, Detroit 10 Dec 02, 2001
Jason Douglas Hanson (born June 17, 1970 in Spokane, Washington) is an American football placekicker for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League.
Hanson attended Mead Senior High School in Spokane, Washington and lettered in football, soccer, track, and basketball. As a senior, he won All-Greater Spokane League honors as both a kicker and punter and was named a first team All-State honoree by the Washington Sportswriters Association.
Hanson attended Washington State University, where he set or tied many NCAA records. At WSU he was a teammate of quarterback Drew Bledsoe. Hanson's percentage of 57.1 for field goals from 50 yards or greater is both a school and Pacific-10 Conference record. He holds the record for most field goals from 50 yards or more (20), and 40 yards or more (39). His school records include most points scored (328), most games with two or more field goals (20), field goals (63), and PATs (139). He received a bachelor of science degree in Premed.