Since 2005 Wallaceburg Ontario’s Shaun Suisham has made a living kicking field goals for the Cowboys, Redskins and Steelers.
Position: K – Born: December 29, 1981 Wallaceburg, ON – College: Bowling Green State – Height: 6’0 – Weight: 200 – Draft: 2005 (signed as an undrafted free agent, Dallas Cowboys)
PRO (74-0/6-0): Signed by the Steelers on November 16, 2010…released by the St. Louis Rams on August 17, 2010…signed by the Rams on August 13, 2010…released by the Cleveland Browns on June 17, 2010…signed by the Cleveland Browns on May 18, 2010…signed by the Dallas Cowboys on December 21, 2009…released by the Washington Redskins on December 8, 2009…added to the Redskins’ 53-man roster on December 2, 2006…signed to the Redskins practice squad on November 26, 2006…released by the San Francisco 49ers on October 31, 2006… signed to the San Francisco 49ers’ practice squad on October 24, 2006…released from the Cowboys’ practice squad on October 17, 2006…signed to the Cowboys’ practice squad on October 14, 2006…released by the Cowboys on October 12, 2006…re-signed with the Cowboys on December 26, 2005…released by the Cowboys on November 19, 2005…promoted to the Cowboys’ 53-man roster on October 24, 2005…re-signed to the Cowboys’ practice squad on October 18, 2005…released by Dallas on October 11, 2005…signed to the Cowboys practice squad on September 5, 2005…released by the Steelers on August 29, 2005…originally signed with the Steelers as a rookie free agent on April 28, 2005.
2011 (10-0/0-0): 9/11 at Baltimore: Was 1-for-1 on PATs for one point…9/18 vs. Seattle: Was 3-for-3 on PATs for three points and 1-for-2 on FGs for three points…9/25 at Indianapolis: Finished a perfect 2-for-2 on PATs and 3-for-4 on FGs…hit the game-winning field goal from 38 yards out with four seconds left in the game, marking his fourth career game-winning field goal and second with the Steelers…it marked his first game-winning field goal in regulation…tied his career-high as a member of the Steelers with a 48-yard field goal…added one special teams tackle…10/2 at Houston: Was a perfect 1-for-1 on PATs and 1-for-2 on FGs for four points…made a 26-yard field goal to tie the game 10-10 in the fourth quarter…10/9 vs. Tennessee: Was a perfect 5-for-5 on PATs and 1-for-1 on FGs…made a 19-yard field goal to give the Steelers a 31-10 lead in the fourth quarter…added one special teams tackle…10/16 vs. Jacksonville: Kicked in his 70th career game…finished a perfect 2-for-2 on PATs and 1-for-1 on FGs for five points…added one special teams tackle…10/23 at Arizona: Was a perfect 3-for-3 on PATs and 3-for-3 on FGs for 12 points…made field goals of 39, 41 and 42 yards…surpassed 100 career points as a Steeler…10/30/11 vs. New England: Was a perfect 2-for-2 on PATs and 3-for-4 on FGs…11/6/11 vs. Baltimore: Was a perfect 2-for-2 on PATs and a perfect 2-for-2 on FGs for eight points…11/13 at Cincinnati: Was a perfect 3-for-3 on PATs and 1-for-1 on FGs for six points…added one special teams tackle.
2010 (7-0/3-0): Signed by the Steelers on November 16, 2010…kicked in the final seven regular-season games and all three postseason contests…was 14-of-15 in FGs and a perfect 19-for-19 on PATs for 61 points in the regular season…finished the postseason 3-of-5 in FGs and 9-for-9 on PATs for 18 points…connected on his first 10 field goal attempts when he joined the team in November…11/16: Signed to the Steelers’ active roster…11/21 vs. Oakland: Was a perfect 5-of-5 on PATs for five points…11/28 at Buffalo: Finished 4-for-4 in FGs and 1-for-1 in PATs for 13 points…connected on FGs from 41, 45, 46 and 48-yards…has made 12 straight FGs between 40-49 yards…had one special teams tackle…12/5 at Baltimore: Finished 2-for-2 on FGs and 1-for-1 on PATs for seven points…booted a 45-yard field goal on the Steelers’ first drive of the second half, his 13th straight field goal made between 40-49 yards…added a 19-yard field goal early in the fourth quarter…handled the punting duties the final three quarters after P Daniel Sepulveda suffered an ACL injury…punted three times and averaged 38.3 yards per punt…12/12 vs. Cincinnati: Finished a perfect 3-for-3 in FGs and 2-for-2 in PATs for 11 points…booted a 41-yard field goal in the fourth quarter, his 14th straight made field goal between 40-49 yards…12/19 vs. New York Jets: Finished with five points…booted a 42-yard field goal late in the first half, marking his 15th straight field goal made between 40-49 yards…12/23 vs. Carolina: Finished a perfect 3-for-3 in PATs and was 2-for-3 in FGs…made a 26-yard field goal in the first quarter…booted a 29-yard field goal prior to halftime…missed from 41 yards out seconds before halftime, which snapped his streak of 15 consecutive field goals made between 40-49 yards…finished with nine points…1/2 at Cleveland: Was a perfect 5-for-5 on PATs and 2-for-2 in FGs…AFC Divisional Game 1/15 vs. Baltimore: Kicked in his fourth career playoff contest (first two were with the Washington Redskins and third was with the Dallas Cowboys)…was 1-for-2 on FGs and was a perfect 4-for-4 on PATs for seven points…AFC Championship Game 1/23 vs. New York Jets: Was 1-for-1 on FGs and was a perfect 3-for-3 on PATs for six points…Super Bowl XLV 2/6 vs. Green Bay: Was 1-for-2 on FGs and was a perfect 2-for-2 on PATs for five points.
2009 (14-0/1-0): Was 20-for-24 on FGs and 25-of-26 on PATs…played in 12 games for the Washington Redskins, going 18-for-21 before being released…played for Dallas in the final two regular-season games and the lone postseason game…went 2-for-3 on FGs in the regular season…went 1-for-3 in the postseason game.
2008 (16-0/0-0): Kicked in all 16 games for the Redskins…was 26-for-36 on FGs and 25-for-25 on PATs.
2007 (16-0/1-0): Kicked in all 16 games and in the lone postseason contest for the Redskins…was 29-for-35 on FGs and 29-for-30 on PATs…had career highs in FGs (29), FG attempts (35), PATs made (29) and PAT attempts (30).
2006 (8-0/0-0): Kicked in three games for the Cowboys and five for the Redskins…was 9-for-11 on FGs and 14-for-14 on PATs…was 1-for-2 and 2-for-2 on PATs for the Cowboys…was 8-for-9 on FGs and 12-for-12 on PATs for the Redskins.
2005 (3-0/0-0): Kicked in three games for the Cowboys…was 3-for-4 on FGs and 8-for-8 on PATs.
COLLEGE: Left Bowling Green as the school’s all-time leading scorer (361 points), while also holding the Falcons’ record with 45 career field goals and notching 31 touchbacks on kickoffs…earned second team All-MAC honors as a senior…finished 12th in the nation in scoring with a 9.3 points-per-game average…was a Lou Groza Award semifinalist after setting the all-time NCAA I-A record for extra points made (226-233).
PERSONAL: Graduated from Wallaceburg, Ontario, Secondary School after being named the 1999 Conference Offensive MVP, setting school and Ontario field goal records…son of Wendy and Rick Suisham. Full name: Shaun Christopher Suisham.