Brian Hansen
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Personal information
Born: (1960-10-20) October 20, 1960 (age 62)
Hawarden, Iowa, U.S.
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school:West Sioux (Hawarden)
College:Sioux Falls
NFL Draft:1984 / Round: 9 / Pick: 237
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Punting yards:44,700
Punting average:42.3
Longest punt:73
Inside 20:247
Player stats at · PFR

Brian Dean Hansen (born October 20, 1960) is an American former professional football punter who played in the National Football League (NFL). He was named to the Pro Bowl in 1984 while playing for the New Orleans Saints.


Hansen was born in Hawarden, Iowa, and graduated from West Sioux High School. Hansen played college football at the University of Sioux Falls and was drafted in the ninth round of the 1984 NFL Draft with the 237th overall pick. While attending the University of Sioux Falls, Hansen earned First-team All-American honors.

He played from 1984 to 1999 for the New Orleans Saints,[1] the New England Patriots, the Cleveland Browns, the New York Jets,[2] and the Washington Redskins. He was selected to the 1984 Pro Bowl.

Hansen is currently the South Dakota state director for Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.[3] Hansen and his wife, Lauri, have three children.


  1. ^ "A Saint In Sioux Falls". Archived from the original on January 27, 2013. Retrieved August 30, 2012.
  2. ^ "SPORTS PEOPLE: FOOTBALL; Jets Sign Brian Hansen, Former Browns Punter". New York Times. Retrieved August 31, 2012.
  3. ^ "A Hawarden hero". Sioux City Retrieved August 30, 2012.