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Jose Cortez
#1 | Kicker | Xtreme Roster

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Through 2001 Regular Season
Field Goals
2001 1-20 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ TOT PCT AVG LNG
Regular 2/2 5/6 6/9 7/8 0/0 20/25 80 N/A 48
Position: K
College: Oregon State
Weight: 205
Born: 5-27-75
Selected by Xtreme with 304th pick in 2000 XFL Draft
NFL: 0 yrs
Signed as non-drafted free agent by Cleveland Browns, 1999

Pro Career: Cortez is an excellent long-range field goal kicker who can also punt and kickoff… Played for Xtreme Head Coach Al Luginbill with Amsterdam Admirals… 2000: Spent training camp with San Diego Chargers… Played for Admirals in NFLE… Due to wacky NFLE rule requiring national players to kick short field goals, Cortez shared duties with Silvio Diliberto… Made five of seven field goal attempts between 40-49 yards… Season long was 49 yards… Tied for league lead for most field goals made (9)… 1999: Played in only NFL game with New York Giants…

College: Started two years at Oregon St... Made 28 of 47 field goal attempts as a Beaver… 1998: Booted three field goals from greater than 50 yards (50, 52, 55) against Cal as senior… Performance included career long from 55 yards… 1997: Honorable mention All-PAC-10 selection as junior… Made 11 of 19 field goals attempts with long of 45 yards… 1996: Handled punts, kickoffs and long field goals at Los Angeles Valley College…

Personal: Born in San Vincente, EL Salvador... Classic “American Dream” story… Came to United States with mother and sister at age 15… Did not speak English when first enrolled at an Van Nuys High School… Worked as a roofer in Corvallis, Oregon… Xtreme Coach Chris Allen informed Jose he had been drafted by Xtreme, while Jose was working on a roof… Single, Jose resides in Corvallis...

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