I think this is pretty damn awesome.
Lions Sign YouTube Sensation “Kickalicious”
I’m not sure how having the moniker “Kickalicious” is going to go over in an NFL locker room, but if he can make 50-yarders with regularity, I’m guessing they’ll be willing to overlook it.
According to USA Today Sports, the Detroit Lions have signed 28-year-old Norwegian Havard Rugland, to compete with veteran David Akers to be the team’s new kicker. Rugland, is renowned on YouTube for doing a variety of tricks shots with the football in his homeland of Norway.
“Kickalicious?” Schwartz told the Detroit Free Press. “Same way you guys did. He hadworked out for the Jets, I believe, a couple weeks before us. And when you work out a player, it goes across the (NFL) wire also. But when those guys have agents and things like that, the reason they went through that was to try to get opportunities, so he has agents (that are) working, and we had opportunity.”
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I also think they should consider using the song in the video as his theme to play at home when he comes on. That'd be badass.