Garo Yepremian – New Orleans Saints Kicker in 1979.

Garo Yepremian 1979 Saints Kicker
The Kicker for the Saints in 1979- Garo Yepremian

Garo Yepremian joins the New Orleans Saints

When the First Round Draft pick of 1979, Texas kicker Russel Erxlebean, went down with an injury the Saints went scrambling for a kicker. Running Back Tony Galbreath filled in for one game, but it was clear that he wasn’t the solution.
So the Saints called up 13-year veteran kicker Garo Yepremian. Garo had been released by the Miami Dolphins after have a Pro Bowl year. He managed 75 point sfor the Saints on the year.
Here he is shown after setting a new NFL record for consecutive field goals made. In 1979

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