Brian Hansen
No. 10, 11, 12
Born: (1960-10-20) October 20, 1960 (age 62)
Hawarden, Iowa, U.S.
Career information
Height6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight215 lb (98 kg)
CollegeSioux Falls
NFL draft1984 / Round: 9 / Pick: 237
Drafted byNew Orleans Saints
Career history
As player
1984–1988New Orleans Saints
1990New England Patriots
1991–1993Cleveland Browns
1994–1998New York Jets
1999Washington Redskins
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls1984
Career stats

Brian Dean Hansen (born October 20, 1960) is a former American football punter in the National Football League (NFL).


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.