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Central Mountain grad Robbie Gould kicks 400th field goal, moves up scoring list

San Francisco 49ers' Mitch Wishnowsky (6) and Robbie Gould (9) celebrate a field goal kicked by Wishnowsky in the second half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020.

Central Mountain graduate and former Penn State standout Robbie Gould moved up the NFL ranks after Sunday’s game with the San Francisco 49ers.

Gould kicked his 400th career field goal, becoming just the 11th player in NFL history to reach 400 career made field goals. He also moved up the all-time scoring list to 15th with the field goal, which cut the 49ers’ deficit against the Dallas Cowboys to 34-27.

“Thanks to my teammates, coaches, and staff for helping be a part of career field goal #400,” Gould tweeted on Twitter. “Pretty unique to get 300 and 400 in SF!”

Gould is behind Jason Elam and Sebastian Janikowski, who are tied at ninth all-time with 436 career field goals.

He sits at 1,729 career points. He’s seven points behind Norm Johnson, who kicked for the Seattle Seahawks, Atlanta Falcons, Pittsburgh Steelers and Philadelphia Eagles between 1982-99.

The former Central Mountain standout is also 29 points behind Matt Bryant, which would be 13th all-time on the list.

Gould got his start with the Chicago Bears in 2005 and spent 11 seasons with the Bears. He played one year with the New York Giants (2016) before spending the past four seasons with the 49ers.

He played in Super Bowls XLI and LIV against the Indianapolis Colts and Kansas City Chiefs, respectively. He played in Super Bowl XLI with Chicago and LIV with San Francisco.

Gould made a 44-yard field goal in Super Bowl XLI and had two field goals in Super Bowl LIV.

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