Jason Myers, a California native who played football at Marist College, is coming to the metropolitan area with the Jacksonville Jaguars when they meet the New York Jets on Sunday.
Myers, a kicker, is 7 for 8 in field-goal attempts this season with his long being 45 yards and is 8 for 9 on extra points.
Myers, 24, is in his third season with the Jaguars and is 60 for 72 in his field-goal tries with a career-long 58-yard field goal over his career.
Myers played at one of the country’s largest Catholic high schools — Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, Calif. He is one of two former Marist football players currently competing in the NFL, the other being Miami Dolphins defensive end Terrence Fede of Nyack.