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What Was the Longest Field Goal Kick in College Football?

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The longest successful field goal attempt in college football is 69 yards. It was kicked by Ove Johansson of Abilene Christian University in a game against East Texas State on Oct. 16, 1976.

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Drew Galitz of Baylor University hit a 71-yard field goal in October 2014, but only in practice. It is impossible to tell if Galitz would have been able to score the kick if he had to face a team defending the play, so this is not considered to be on par with kicks during the course of games. The NFL record is held by Matt Prater, who kicked a 64 yarder for the Denver Broncos on Dec. 8, 2013.

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