Lin Elliott Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Abhijeet Modi
Jan 31, 2024 By Abhijeet Modi
Originally Published on Jun 24, 2022
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About Lin Elliott

Lin Elliott was born on November 11, 1968.

Lin Elliott was born in Euless, United States of America. According to astrologers, his zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Lin Elliott is a former American football player. Lin Elliott was the former kicker in National Football League for Dallas Cowboys and Kansas City Chiefs. He received the Super Bowl ring playing for the Cowboys in Super Bowl XXVII. Lin Elliott also played soccer for Buffalo Bills and the college football team at Texas Tech.

Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Lin Elliott's net worth?

Being a famous footballer, Lin Elliott has a total net worth of $1.5 million as of 2022.

How much does Lin Elliott earn per year?

We currently do not have any authentic information on the per-year income estimation of this American football player.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Lin Elliott?

Lin Elliott is 6 ft 1 in (183 cm) tall.

How old is Lin Elliott?

Born on November 11, 1968, Lin Elliott is 53 years old in June 2022.

Childhood And Education

Lin Elliott was born in Euless, United States of America, in 1968. There's no information on his parents yet.

Lin Elliott went to Waco High School and played soccer there. Lin Elliott was a four-time All-District soccer player.

He enrolled at Texas Tech University as a walk-on. As a sophomore, he was designated the starting placekicker, making 9 of 19 field-goal tries (47.4 % ).

Elliott made 14 of 17 field-goal tries as a junior, a school-record 82.4 %. As a senior, he made 17 of 26 field-goal tries (tying the school record), set the school's unbroken extra point record (85), and finished second in the conference with 85 points. Elliott tied the school record for most field goals in a game with four (all over 40 yards) and a career-long tying 52-yarder against Cal State Fullerton University.

Elliott concluded his career as the school's all-time best scorer with 220 points, making 40 of 62 field-goal tries (64.5 %) and 100 (school record) of 101 extra-point attempts (64.5 %).

He was added to the Texas Tech Athletic Hall of Fame in 2015.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Lin Elliott dating?

There is no information on the past or present relationship status of Lin Elliott, as he is a very private person in such matters.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

After the 1992 NFL Draft, the Dallas Cowboys signed LinElliott as an undrafted free agent to play as a kicker replacement for Ken Willis. He recovered from an injured groin muscle during the training camp. Elliott had a slow start to the regular season until he hit 13 straight field goals and scored 27 touchbacks, both of which were franchise records.

After Nick Lowery was released in the salary-cap adjustment, he signed as a free agent with the Kansas City Chiefs on April 7, 1994. He made 25 out of 30 field goals (83.3 %).

Elliott made 24 of 30 field goals (80%) in 1995, helping the squad to a 13–3 regular-season record and home-field advantage through the playoffs, making them heavy favorites. Even though Elliott had 81.7 % field goal accuracy throughout his two seasons, the Chiefs opted not to make Elliott a qualifying offer as a restricted free agency on February 16, 1996, thereby releasing him despite having the second-most accurate kicker in Chiefs history.

Elliott signed as a free agent with the Minnesota Vikings on August 1, 1996. He was released before the start of the season on August 20.

What awards has Lin Elliott won?

Lin Elliott received the Super Bowl ring playing for the Cowboys in Super Bowl XXVII.

Other Interesting Lin Elliott Facts And Trivia

  • Lin Elliott is present on the list of the most famous American football player.
  • He is also ranked in the elite list of famous celebrities born in the United States.

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