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Mason Crosby

Mason Walker Crosby was born September 3, 1984 in Lubbock Texas. He  is a football placekicker for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League.

Crosby played college football for the University of Colorado, and earned unanimous All-American honors. The Packers chose him in the sixth round of the 2007 NFL Draft, and he was a member of the Packers' Super Bowl XLV championship team against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Crosby also served as the Buffaloes' kickoff specialist, where his knack forcing touchbacks after touchdowns made him a fan favorite.

 The Sporting News named Crosby to its All-Decade team for the first nine years of the 2000s (decade).He was a first-team All-Big 12 selection in 2004, 2005, and 2006. Following his junior season in 2005, he was recognized as a unanimous first-team All-American, having received first-team honors from the Associated Press, the Football Writers Association of America, The Sporting News, and Walter Camp Football Foundation. As a senior, he was again selected as a first-team All-American by Pro Football Weekly and the Walter Camp Football Foundation. He was the runner-up for the Lou Groza Award, despite being heavily favored to win. During his senior season, he became the first player in Big 12 Conference history to be named player of the week eight times, and became Colorado's all-time leading scorer, with 308 career points.

On January 15, 2017, Crosby kicked 2 field goals, of 56 and 51 yards, in the final two minutes of the Packers' 34-31 second-round NFC divisional playoff win against the Dallas Cowboys, the second for the win as time expired, marking the first time a kicker made two 50+ yard field goals in the final two minutes of a postseason game.

 
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Lubbock County Treasures

Rare Artifacts, Memorabilia, Ancestry and History Records from Lubbock, Shallowater, Idalou, New Deal, Slaton and Wolfforth.

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Books about Lubbock County People & Places

 

Haunted Lubbock: True Ghost Stories from the Hub of the Plains

Lubbock Stories: Personal Remembrances from the Hub City

Historic Lubbock County: An Illustrated History

PINKIE: A West Texas Legend

A place set apart: The history of Ransom Canyon

Remembering Slaton, Texas: Centennial Stories, 1911-2011

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Films about Lubbock

Dirty Secrets

Lightning Bolt: Power of Salad

Innocent Witness

The Lubbock Lights: Project Blue Book

Vindicated 101: Tim Cole

The Doctor is Out

 
 

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