Name: Kelly Goodburn
How Acquired: Free Agent (1987)
Career: 1987-1990 Chiefs
College: Emporia State University
Birth Date: April 14, 1962
Birth Place: Cherokee, IA
Employer: Financial Advisor – Bankers & Investors Co.
Kelly Goodburn grew up in Iowa and attended Iowa State University where he played football for four years (including one Redshirt year). His last year of college was spent at Emporia State where he played for one season.
He joined the Chiefs in 1986 as a Free Agent and won the job as the teams punter in 1987. In 1989, Kelly enjoyed his best year during his tenure with the Chiefs. His 25 punts inside the 20 were the third most in the NFL, while his ratio of one inside the 20 every 2.7 punts as tops in the league. Kelly tied a club record with 11 punts in a single game.
In December of 1990, Kelly signed as a free agent with the Washington Redskins. During his career as a Redskin, Kelly enjoyed many successes including playing in Super Bowl XXVII Champion team in 1991.
Kelly is currently a financial advisor with Bankers & Investors Co. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family. Kelly and his wife, Sara, have two children, Kyle and Corey.