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Crosby Joins Elite Company

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When Mason Crosby kicked the 58-yarder in the Orange Bowl vs. Miami on Saturday, he joined some elite company. NFL greats Tom Dempsey and Morten Anderson are believed to be the only kickers to have kicked longer field goals at sea level in an NFL or NCAA I-A game without using a tee.

According to CU sports information director Dave Plati, Mason Crosby's 58-yard field goal on Saturday vs. Miami ties for the fifth-longest field goal at sea level in NFL and NCAA 1-A history. It's the third-longest mark at sea level without using a tee. All kicks after 1988 were without a tee. Only NFLers Tom Dempsey (1970, NO vs. Detroit in New Orleans, 63 yards) and Morten Anderson (1991, NO vs...

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