Mason Crosby is our HOTTEST Packer Player
Mason Walker Crosby was born in Lubbock, Texas on September 3, 1984. He attended Georgetown High School where he played as a placekicker, punter and free safety. As a senior he earned first-team all-district honors and was All-Central Texas at kicker. PrepStar named him to its All-Midlands team and Rivals.com ranked him as the No.3 placekicker in the nation. He was first-team all-district and second-team all-region at kicker as a junior. He made the longest field goal in Texas in eight years when he kicked a career-best 59 yards it tied him for the third longest in state history. He earned all-district honors as a sophomore and junior.
During his senior season at Colorado Mason Crosby became the first player in Big 12 Conference history to be named player of the week eight times. In late 2006, he also became Colorado’s all-time leading scorer with 308 career points. He made a school record 60-yard field goal against Iowa State in 2004. In all Mason Crosby holds 31 school records.
Mason Crosby was drafted in 6th round by the Green Bay Packers in 2007. He captured the league scoring title with 141 points and became the first rookie to lead the league since Chicago Bears’ Kevin Butler in 1985. He also set franchise records for points in a season by a kicker and for points by a rookie, joining three other players as the only kickers in Packers history to score more that 100 points as a rookie. He was named to the Dallas Morning News All-Rookie team. Mason Crosby also earned ‘NFC Special Teams Player of the Month’ for November, when he made 12 of 15 field goals over a five-game stretch including five from 45 yards or longer. Mason Crosby posted 14 touch backs which put him third in the NFC, sixth in the NFL, and best by a Green Bay Packer in 16 years. Crosby kicked off the 2010 season strong with a field goal from 56 yards in the last seconds of the first half against the Philadelphia Eagles, marking a career long and franchise record.
Mason Crosby has a very promising future with the Green Bay Packers.