Former TCU kicker forgoes the NFL to launch kicking academy


(WFAA) Former TCU kicker Jaden Oberkrom gives up his NFL career before it started because he decided to follow his passion and coach kids to become better kickers. But building a business takes skills and he wasn't familiar with. So he took a second big risk - hiring a group of five high school students to create a comprehensive marketing plan for him.

A little over two years ago, former TCU kicker Jaden Oberkrom stepped back from his holder and attempted a 37-yard field goal against West Virginia as time expired. The then-No. 7 Horned Frogs would lose if he missed it, and win over the No. 20 Mountaineers if he put it through the uprights as a bone-chilling wind whipped through the stadium.

What goes through your head as you approach the ball in that situation?

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