Toni Linhart
Personal information
Full nameAnton Hansjog Linhart
Date of birth (1942-07-24) July 24, 1942 (age 77)
Place of birthDonawitz, Austria
Playing positiondefender
Club information
Current clubretired
Senior career*
1963-1969Wiener Sportclub
National team
1963-196922x20px Austria6(1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 August 2008.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 August 2008
Toni Linhart
Date of birth: (1942-07-24) July 24, 1942 (age 77)
Place of birth: Donawitz, Austria
Career information
Position(s): Kicker
 As player:
New Orleans Saints
Baltimore Colts
New York Jets
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls: 1977,1978
Playing stats at

Anton Hansjog Linhart (born July 24, 1942 in Donawitz, Austria) is a former Austrian football player who later started a successful career in American football in the U.S..


Toni Linhart played football for Wiener Sportclub in the Austrian Bundesliga and also for the Austria national football team.

In 1972 he moved to the US and joined the New Orleans Saints in the National Football League as a placekicker. He spent most of his NFL career with the Baltimore Colts. Linhart was voted into the Pro Bowl twice, and was the NFL's leading scorer in 1976. Toni Linhart is one of only three Austrians who have played in the NFL, the other two being Ray Wersching and Toni Fritsch, also placekickers in the 1970s.

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