A field goal is normally 17 yards longer than the distance of the line of scrimmage to the goal line, as that number includes the end zone and the seven yards the holder stands behind. The average field goal range varies for each team. As far as how far you have to kick field goals or kickoffs to be a kicker in NCAA D1, there doesn't appear to be an exact number. Obviously, the further you can kick, the better the chances. Accuracy is also a must.
Nate Kaeding for Iowa Hawkeyes kicked thirty consecutive field Goals
I know that there was one kicked at 57 yards last weekend by the Nebraska kicker. Don't know how many in the history of the NCAA.
well not to brag but vinnitire was the best by a land side
JOHN LEE - Perhaps the most prolific place-kicker in NCAA history, Lee was twice selected first-team All-American ('84, '85) while setting numerous UCLA and NCAA records during his four years as UCLA's place kicker (1982-85). Lee holds school records for field goals made in a game (6), season (32), and career (85) and field goals attempted in a season (36) and a career (100), points in a season (117) and a career (390) and kick points in a game (18). Lee holds or held the following NCAA records: most field goals in a season (29 in 1984) and in a two-year period (50 in 1984-85), field goals made per game for a season (2.64 in 1984) and a career (1.84,1982-85), highest career percentage (85.9%), highest career percentage on field goals of 40 yards or more (69.4%), highest career percentage of field goals of under 40 yards (96.4%), and most career games of four or more field goals (8). He was chosen in the second round of the 1986 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals.
* Career Field Goals - 87 - Billy Bennett, Georgia (FBS) 2000-03 * Season Field Goals - 31 - Billy Bennett, Georgia (FBS) 2003
Alex henery is the best placekicker in the history of the ncaa by far. -You are correct. Alex Henery broke most of the NCAA all time place kicking records. Ridiculous. Kevin Butler is the best kicker in NCAA history. There is ONE placekicker in the NCAA Hall of Fame and it is Kevin Butler.
457 is the most set by jj redick
The NFL record for longest field goal is 63 yards and the NCAA record for longest field goal is 67 yards. Unless a hurricane force wind is behind the kicker, a 100 yard field goal would be pretty much impossible.