19 Facts About Robbie Gould


Robert Paul Robbie Gould III is an American football placekicker for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League .

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Robbie Gould played with the Chicago Bears from 2005 to 2015, during which he became the franchise's all-time leading scorer.

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Robbie Gould was originally signed by the New England Patriots as an undrafted free agent in 2005.

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Robbie Gould was born to Cheryl and Robert Robbie Gould in Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania.

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Robbie Gould's father was a three-time All-American soccer player who led Lock Haven University to a Division II national championship in 1980.

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Robbie Gould attended Central Mountain High School in Mill Hall, Pennsylvania, where he won letters in football, soccer, basketball, and track.

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Robbie Gould enrolled in Penn State University, where he played for the Penn State Nittany Lions football team.

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Robbie Gould kicked 26 consecutive field goals in 2006, breaking former Bears' kicker Kevin Butler's record of most consecutive field goals and winning NFL Special Teams Player of the Month for October 2006 in the process.

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Robbie Gould was named to the 2006 All-Pro team by the Associated Press.

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In 2008, Robbie Gould was named NFC Special Teams Player of the Month for December 2008 after making all eight of his field-goal attempts including two more overtime game-winners, becoming the fourth kicker of overtime game-winning field goals in back-to-back games in NFL history.

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Robbie Gould ended the 2013 season converting 26 of 29 field goal attempts and 45 of 46 extra points for a total of 123 points scored.

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Robbie Gould's seven seasons with at least 100 points is a Chicago Bears record.

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Robbie Gould concluded the year having converted 33 of 39 field goals for an 84.

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Robbie Gould took the number 5 because Giants' punter Brad Wing already had the number 9.

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Robbie Gould finished the season third in scoring with 145 points from 28 extra points and 39 field goals converted.

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Robbie Gould contributed to 2 wins by kicking a game-winning field goal, In week 14 against the Saints and week 16 against the Rams.

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Robbie Gould was named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance in Week 12.

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In Week 18 against the Los Angeles Rams, Robbie Gould had to take over punting duties in addition to kicking duties after punter Mitch Wishnowsky suffered a concussion in the first half of the game.

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Robbie Gould's younger brother, Chris Gould, was a kicker for the University of Virginia, and in the Arena Football League and is currently an assistant special teams coach for the Los Angeles Chargers.

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