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Nick Lowery, A.K.A. “Nick the Kick” spent 18 years in the National Football League (NFL),15 with the Kansas City Chiefs. Lowery became the most accurate place kicker in NFL history and the Kansas City Chief’s All-time Leading Scorer. He still holds the record today with 1,466 points. He also holds the Chief’s franchise record for longest field goal of 58 yards, which he accomplished twice. He was also selected as a 3-time Pro Bowler. In 2009, Nick was inducted into the Kansas City Chief’s Football Hall of Fame. With all of these successes one might think life was pretty easy for such a talent, but before this success Nick was rejected 11 times by 8 NFL teams, and he had to make the decision to give up a job working for a US Senate Committee before making it in the NFL. Somewhere in all of this, Nick earned a Master’s Degree (a first for a pro athlete) and Fellowship from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He served 3 U.S. Presidents as an advisor on youth and drug policy. He is the winner of the most prestigious humanitarian award an NFL player can receive, The Byron Whizzer White Award and, for his community service work and his foundations like “Nick Lowery Youth Foundation.”