Colts punter Pat McAfee can do it all, it seems.
He's one of the league's very best punters, kickoff specialists, and holders. He pulled off a fake punt run for a first down last year. He's given back to the community, so much so that he was named a finalist this year for the league's Salute to Service Award for players who support military members and their families. He can do a pretty good Odell Beckham Jr. one-handed catch impression. He has played "basketball" with the Harlem Globetrotters. He's a stand-up comedian getting ready to go on an extended tour. And, he's now a Guinness World Record holder.
In San Francisco for Super Bowl 50, McAfee broke the Guinness World Record for longest blindfolded field goal.
On May 2nd 1987 I popped out of my beautiful mother.. On May 3rd 1987, I looked in the mirror as just a little fat baby and said "Be a God damn Guiness Book of World Records record holder"... I think that's what I said, that was a long time ago.. But, anyways.. Today it happened.. This'll be celebrated tonight #LongestBlindFoldedFieldGoal #InTheWorldCuz #FirstTry Be a friend, tag a friend.
In case you can't read the plaque, the Colts' Avis Roper tweeted out a better view of it. It reads, "The farthest blindfolded American football field goal was achieved by Pat McAfee in celebration of Super Bowl 50 in San Francisco, California, USA."
McAfee has already updated his twitter account to include for the feat, as he now includes "Guinness Book World Record holder" in his bio.
It's unclear how far the field goal was, so hopefully we'll get that information soon. But McAfee has quite a strong leg, so it wouldn't at all be a surprise to hear that it was a pretty long kick. Regardless, it's nice to see McAfee having fun with things, and now he's earned the title of Guinness World Record holder in addition to his numerous other accomplishments.