Dallas Cowboys depend on former Toronto FC soccer participant Brandon Aubrey because the NFL group’s lone kicker

Tristan Vizcaino’s launch means the one kicker signed to the Dallas Cowboys is now former soccer participant Brandon Aubrey.

Aubrey signed with the Cowboys final month and beforehand punted for the USFL’s Birmingham Stallions, the place he turned heads by scoring 14 of 15 area targets and changing one hundred pc of his PATs.

But just some years in the past, Aubrey was a star on the soccer area. He performed for Notre Dame in school earlier than being chosen by Toronto FC within the 2017 MLS SuperDraft.

He frolicked enjoying for Toronto FC II, an affiliate of the United Soccer League, earlier than signing with then Bethlehem Steel. Bethlehem would launch the 28-year-old in 2018.

“As we went through the evaluation process, we felt this was an opportunity to give Brandon the majority rep,” stated Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy.

The Dallas Cowboys at present depend on ex-football participant Brandon Aubrey as a kicker

Aubrey has by no means kicked within the NFL earlier than and was once knowledgeable soccer participant

As for one more kicker, sure, we’re all the time open to that. But I’m excited. With our younger fellow and ensure he will get the reps.”

According to athleticsAubrey has impressed in follow, scoring seven of 9 area targets in his first session performing kicking duties himself.

Team proprietor Jerry Jones additionally lately praised Aubrey saying, “We feel comfortable.”

“We are enthusiastic about what now we have seen. We’re enthusiastic about how he bought right here, and he’s bought a extremely stable camp. So we’re very comfy going into the season with him.’

Aubrey will see motion for the primary time on Saturday when the Cowboys tackle the Jacksonville Jaguars of their opening sport of the preseason.