|January 26, 1988|
|Place of Birth|
|American football player|
Dan Bailey (born January 26, 1988) is an American football placekicker for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). Bailey grew up in the Oklahoma City area and played college football at Oklahoma State University. Following the 2011 NFL Draft, Bailey signed with the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent.
As of September 2017, he has the second highest field goal accuracy of any kicker in NFL history. Bailey was the most accurate kicker in 2015, tied with New York Giants placekicker Josh Brown, with 93.8% converted and 100% of extra points converted.
Born in Oklahoma City, Bailey grew up in Mustang, Oklahoma, and attended Southwest Covenant School where he was an all-state, all-conference kicker and a first-team all-city punter (as selected by The Oklahoman), while playing eight-man football.
As a senior, Bailey had 51 touchbacks in 61 kickoffs. He holds the high school state records for longest field goal (50-yards), most field goals in a season (seven) and career (14). He was also an individual state champion golfer. Bailey graduated from Southwest Covenant as valedictorian of the class of 2007.
|Height||6 ft 1 in / 183 cm|
|Weight||198 lb / 90 kg|
|Shoe (Feet) Size||–|
|Race / ethnicity||White|