Kelly Goodburn

Kelly Goodburn

Secretary/Treasurer

Position: Punter
How Acquired: Free Agent (1987)
Career Dates: 1987-1990
College: Emporia State University
Birth Date and Place: 4/14/1962 Cherokee, Iowa
Employer: Financial Advisor - Bankers & Investors Co.


Kelly Goodburn grew up in Iowa and attended Iowa State University where he played football for four years (including one Redshirt year). His last year of college was spent at Emporia State where he played for one season. He joined the Chiefs in 1987 as a Free Agent and won the job as the teams punter in 1988. In 1989, Kelly enjoyed his best year during his tenure with the Chiefs. His 25 punts inside the 20 were the third most in the NFL, while his ratio of one inside the 20 every 2.7 punts as tops in the league. Kelly tied a club record with 11 punts in a single game. In December of 1990, Kelly signed as a free agent with the Washington Redskins. During his career as a Redskin, Kelly enjoyed many successes including playing on the Super Bowl XXVII Champion team in 1991. Kelly is currently a financial advisor with Bankers & Investors Co. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family. Kelly and his wife, Sara, have two children, Kyle and Corey.

Kelly is currently serving as KC Ambassadors Secretary/Treasurer.