Max Zendejas
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1963-09-02) September 2, 1963 (age 56)
Place of birth: Michoacán, Mexico
Career information
College: Arizona
NFL Draft: 1986 / Round: 4 / Pick: 100
(by the Dallas Cowboys)
Debuted in 1986 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 1988 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
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Field goals attempted     49
Field goals made     34
PCT     69.4
Stats at

Maximmillian Javier Zendejas (born September 2, 1963) is a Mexican former placekicker in the National Football League.

Zendejas played college football for the University of Arizona from 1982 to 1985. He was chosen the team's most valuable player in 1985[1] and holds several school records including career scoring leader (360 points) and career field goal percentage (.738).[2][3]

After being drafted in the fourth round in 1986, Zendejas played one season for the Washington Redskins. He played for the Green Bay Packers in 1987 and 1988 before leaving football.

His brothers Luis and Tony also played professional football.[2][4] His nephew, Alex Zendejas Jr. was also a placekicker for the University of Arizona beginning in 2009 until 2011.

Zendejas was elected to the University of Arizona Sports Hall of Fame in 1999.[2]


  1. "Arizona All-Americans", Football Guide, University of Arizona, retrieved 07-09-2009
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 John Moredich, "Zendejas (name familiar?) wants to kick for UA", The Tucson Citizen, 6 August 2007, retrieved 07-09-2009
  3. "Picking up Pointers from Max",, University of Arizona, 28 August 2009, retrieved 07-09-2009
  4. "Brothers who played Pro Football". Pro Football Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2008-07-30.

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