|Date of birth:||April 5, 1963|
|Place of birth:||Cheraw, South Carolina|
|NFL Draft:||1985 / Round: 3 / Pick 77|
|Los Angeles Rams|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Awards:||1985 Rams Rookie of the Year|
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He set a Clemson record for net punting in the contest with a 46.7 against Kentucky in 1981.
In 1985, he was named Pro Bowl and AP All Pro First Team.
He is best remembered as the punter in the first overtime regular-season NFL game to be decided by a safety. On November 5, 1989 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Hatcher helped end the game as he tried to punt, only to have it blocked by Minnesota Vikings linebacker Mike Merriweather to give the Vikings a 23-21 win over the Rams. (Teammate Jim Everett threw for the only three touchdowns of the game for the Rams as the Vikings' only other points were Rich Karlis' record-tying seven field goals.)
After his football career ended, Hatcher took a job working at Freightliner Custom Chassis in Gaffney, SC where he is still employed to this day.
- ↑ "Zimmerman Named National Punter of the Week". clemsontigers.cstv.com. September 6, 2010. http://clemsontigers.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/090610aad.html. Retrieved September 21, 2010.
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