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Mike Mercer (American football)

Mike Mercer
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1935-11-21) November 21, 1935
Place of birth: Algona, Iowa
Career information

College: Hardin-Simmons

Arizona State University
NFL Draft: 1961 / Round: 15 / Pick: 197
Debuted in 1961
Last played in 1970
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Field goals 195 / 102
FG% 52.3
Extra points 295 /288
Stats at NFL.com

Michael Mercer (born November 21, 1935 in Algona, Iowa) is a former American football kicker and punter who played for six teams from (1961–1970). In the American Football League, he played for the Oakland Raiders, the Kansas City Chiefs and the Buffalo Bills. He was a member of the Chiefs' 1966 AFL Championship team that played in the first AFL-NFL World Championship Game.

Mercer's 9 yard field goal attempt was blocked by Larry "Wildman" Eisenhauer and recovered by Don Webb, with about 3 minutes left, in the Oakland Raiders 43-43 tie with the Boston Patriots on October 16, 1964.

See also

Other American Football League players

  • Oldest Living Pro Football Players - Mike Mercer
  • ex-Hardin-Simons Players are pleasing Flagstaff's Spilsbury


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