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Jake Moody sets record for longest field goal in Super Bowl history with 55-yard boot

Moody's field goal gave the 49ers an early lead in Super Bowl LVIII.

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Update: Moody held the record for approximately one quarter, before it was broken by Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker. Read the story of his record here.

Rookie kicker Jake Moody etched his name into the NFL history books in the second quarter of the 49ers' Super Bowl LVIII matchup with the Chiefs on Sunday at Allegiant Stadium.

With San Francisco facing a fourth-and-14 at the Kansas City 37-yard line, coach Kyle Shanahan opted to send Moody out to attempt a 55-yard field goal.

The rookie out of Michigan drilled the kick through the uprights, setting the record for the longest field goal make in Super Bowl history.

Moody's record kick gave the 49ers a 3-0 lead, finally getting points on the board after San Francisco outgained Kansas City by over 100 yards in the opening frame.

The 49ers' rookie kicker is now two-for-two on postseason field goal attempts from 50-plus yards.

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