Shaun Suisham Celebrity Life
Shaun Suisham is a retired American football placekicker. He was born on December 29, 1981, in Ontario, Canada. He was enrolled in a Wallaceberg school for his initial schooling.
As a junior, he played football for the school team and won the championship. So, he was pretty famous at a little age.
After he finished school, he and his family moved to Ohio, the US. There he got enrolled in Bowling Green State University, where he continued playing football for the college team.
He had a large physique, which made him the perfect candidate for NFL games. During his college days, he was called for the NFL draft from two teams, but he rejected both of them.
He started his NFL career as an unrestricted free agent for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played for four seasons for the Steelers; then, he was traded by the franchise for Billy Cundiff.
But because Cundiff struggled for the final game of the regular season, Dallas re-signed Suisham.
Leigh Torrence congratulated Washington Redskins kicker Shaun Suisham on his goal - the winning goal against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the second half of the game at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Sunday, October 4, 2016.
Steelers forward Zoltan Mesko holds the ball as he is stopped by Seattle Seahawks kicker Nick Foles, 42, and the Seattle Redskins Wide receiver DeSean Jackson during a game against Pittsburgh in the AFC Divisional Round of the Football Playoffs in Seattle, Washington, Tuesday, September 27, 2015.
Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham then celebrated with his teammates after kicking a field goal that won the football game between the Steelers and the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., Monday, September 26, 2014.
The Dallas Cowboys had re-signed Suisham during the 2006 off-season. He was initially expected to be second behind Mike Vanderjagt on the depth list.
On September 10, 2006, after Vanderjagt missed two potentially game-winning field goal attempts against the Minnesota Vikings in a preseason game, he was named the starter for the season opener for the Cowboys against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
The Houston Texans host the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first half of an NFL football game at NRG Stadium on Sunday, September 26, 2014, in Houston, Texas.
Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham kicked a 34-yard field goal that won the game against the New York Giants in the second half of a game on Sunday, October 4, 2016, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Shaun Suisham of the Pittsburgh Steelers scored the first of his games on Monday, September 5, 2017, in Cleveland, Ohio - scoring 34-yard field goals in the third quarter against Cleveland.
Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham misses a 29-yard field goal by Jeremy Kapinos on Thursday, September 9, 2015, in Brownsville, Cleveland.
Suisham was signed on November 22, 2006, to the practice squad of the Washington Redskins. Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham scored a 20-yard field goal during the second half of a game against the New York Giants.
He also scored a 20-yard field goal during the first half against Philadelphia Eagles kicker Ben Roethlisberger during the game on Monday, November 14, 2015, in Philadelphia, PA.
Stats and achievements
In his entire NFL career, he scored 211 field goals from 251 attempts. Moreover, he recorded 139 touchbacks, and his longest field goal was 53 yards. Some of his achievements and accolades are:
- Won the Washington Redskins award from 2006 to 2009
- Got the Dallas Cowboys award in 2009
- Won the Cleveland Browns award in 2010
- Got the St. Louis Rams award in 2010
- Won the Pittsburgh Steelers award from 2010 to 2015