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Argyle kicker Cole Hedlund holds the national record for career made field goals — Rivals.com

Argyle kicker Cole Hedlund holds the national record for career made field goals — Rivals.com

There have been thousands upon thousands of high school football placekickers over the years. None have been as prolific than Cole Hedlund.

The Argyle (Texas) High placekicker became the all-time national leader in made field goals when he connected on all five of his attempts in a 57-12 blowout of Krum High. The victory in the bi-district round of Texas' Class 3A Division II state playoffs came in part due to Hedlund's leg, with the senior connecting from 47, 36, 33, 27 and 22 yards. Argyle improved to a perfect 11-0 with the win.

Hedlund’s 51 made field goals broke the previous mark of 50, which was set by former Heritage Hall star Jimmy Stevens between 2003 and 2006.

According to MaxPreps, the Arkansas commitment also holds the single-season national field goal mark with 25, an achievement he earned during his sophomore campaign.

While Argyle is focused on the road to a state title, the bi-district win was rightfully all about Hedlund and his achievement, even if his team's exuberant celebrations left him with a bit of a headache.

"I honestly can't remember too much of it," Hedlund told the Record-Chronicle about the moments after his record-setting kick. "All I remember is people patting me on my helmet. Actually, I kind of have a headache right now from it.

"That was my greatest moment ever."

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