Colby Bockwoldt

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Colby Bockwoldt
Free Agent
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1981-04-14) April 14, 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth: Ogden, Utah
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 237 lb (108 kg)
Career information
College: Brigham Young
NFL Draft: 2004 / Round: 7 / Pick: 240
Debuted in 2004 for the New Orleans Saints
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× Honorable mention All-MWC (2002–2003)
Career NFL statistics as of 2008
Tackles 158
Sacks 2.0
Forced fumbles 0
Stats at NFL.com

Colby Aaron Bockwoldt (born April 14, 1981 in Ogden, Utah) is an American football linebacker who is a free agent. He was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the seventh round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Brigham Young.

Bockwoldt has also been a member of the Tennessee Titans, San Francisco 49ers and Cleveland Browns.

Early years[edit]

Colby played linebacker and tight end during the 1996–1998 football seasons at Northridge High School in Layton, Utah. He was a two-year starter and earned All-State honors in both years. In 1998 Colby was selected as the States Defensive MVP. He still holds many defensive records at Northrige High School. Colby's Jersey, #46, was retired in early 2007.

College career[edit]

Attended BYU from 1999–2004. Colby started for 2½ seasons and was a special teams contributor throughout his career. He received numerous awards including USA Today HM All-American, All-Conference, Academic All-Conference, and many team awards.

Professional career[edit]

New Orleans Saints[edit]

He started his career with the New Orleans Saints where he played 2004, starting half of the season, and 2005, leading the team in tackles with over 100.

Tennessee Titans[edit]

In 2006 he signed a one-year deal with the Tennessee Titans.

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

On March 19, 2007 he signed a one-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers. On September 1, 2007 the 49ers cut him.

Cleveland Browns[edit]

He signed with the Cleveland Browns on December 5, 2007 when linebacker Kris Griffin was placed on injured reserve. On December 12, 2007 he was released from the Browns.

Florida Tuskers[edit]

Bockwoldt was signed by the Florida Tuskers of the United Football League on August 25, 2009.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UFL's Florida Tuskers Sign 12 Players Including QB Craig Nall". OurSports Central. United Football League. August 25, 2009. Retrieved August 30, 2011. 

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