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Leobardo Jaime Araguz (born January 18, 1970) is a former professional American football punter and kicker. He has played since 1996 with the Oakland Raiders, the Detroit Lions, the Minnesota Vikings, and the Seattle Seahawks in the National Football League with the New York/New Jersey Hitmen in the XFL and the Grande Valley Sol.[1] He holds the distinction of having the most punts in an NFL game, with 16. He has one son, named Aaron James Araguz.

Leo Araguz
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Personal information
Born: (1970-01-18) January 18, 1970 (age 49)
Pharr, Texas
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight:190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
College:Stephen F. Austin
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Punting Yards:13,731
Punting Avg:42.6
Player stats at


High school yearsEdit

Araguz attended Harlingen High School in Harlingen, Texas and was a student and a letterman in football and soccer.[2]

College yearsEdit

Araguz attended Stephen F. Austin State University and was a student and a letterman in football. In football, he was a four-year letterman and a three-time All-Southland Conference selection. As a junior, he led the Southland Conference in average yards per punt with an average of 42.6 yards per punt.


  1. ^ "Rio Grande Valley Magics current roster".
  2. ^ High School Sports magazine

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