Grant Guthrie

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Grant was a standout track man and football player four years at Claymont High School. He set records in discus & shotput, and played in the Delaware All-Star Blue-Gold Football game. As a
place-kicker at Florida State University he set the school record for longest field goal (53 yards) and became the Seminoles fourth leading all-time scorer with 156 regular season points 1967 to
1969. Grant set or tied seven FSU kicking records and kicked a last minute field goal in the Gator Bowl to tie Penn State 17-17. Another tying boot, a PAT against Alabama (37-37) snuffed out
Alabama’s 17-game win streak. As a junior, Guthrie ran his PAT streak to 50 and kicked two field goals in three different games. Two of the kicks provided the victory margin over Texas A&M
(20-14). As a senior, his FG in the final two minutes defeated arch rival Miami. A sixth round Buffalo Bills NFL draft choice, Guthrie played one and a half seasons. In his first pro season he led
the Bills in scoring with 54 points; he also set a Buffalo record with a 52 yard field goal. His last minute field goal tied the Baltimore Colts 17-17, truly a clutch kicker. He later played with
Jacksonville and Birmingham in the World Football League.

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