|No. 30 Retired|
Jamie Boreham kicking off for the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 2007
|Date of birth:||March 29, 1978|
|Place of birth:||Vancouver, British Columbia|
|Height:||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight:||202 lb (92 kg)|
|High school:||Vancouver College|
|CFL Draft:||2001 / Round: 2 / Pick: 16|
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Jamie Boreham (born March 29, 1978 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a retired professional Canadian football punter/placekicker. Boreham played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. Before to joining the Roughriders again in September, 2011, he was most recently signed by the Edmonton Eskimos after spending the 2010 season with the Toronto Argonauts. He wears uniform number #30 in honour of his grandfather, who also wore #30 for the Vancouver College Fighting Irish.
High school and university years
After playing at Vancouver College, he played for the Abbotsford Airforce of the BC Jr. Football League (www.bcjuniorfootball.ca). Jamie then played CIS football for the UBC Thunderbirds, Saskatchewan Huskies and Manitoba Bisons. With Manitoba in 2001, Boreham was named a CIS All-Canadian at both Free Safety and Punter and helped lead the Bison to the Vanier Cup where they lost to Saint Mary's Huskies. Boreham re-wrote the Manitoba record book by scoring 114 points in 2001 and 97 in 2002.
He was originally drafted by the Seattle Seahawks.
He is famously known for his 6-yard onside kick in the 99th Grey Cup.
On May 2, 2010, Boreham was traded to the Toronto Argonauts along with the 2nd and 4th overall picks in the 2010 CFL Draft in exchange for the 1st and 8th overall picks in the same draft. He was released by the Argonauts on February 17, 2011.
On September 7, 2011, Boreham was re-signed by the Saskatchewan Roughriders. He was acquired by the Bombers from the Saskatchewan Roughriders on October 2, 2011. He played in three regular season games and two post-season games, including the 99th Grey Cup, but was released on December 9, 2011.
On October 25, 2012, Boreham was again signed by Roughriders, after Christopher Milo, the Roughriders punter, had gotten injured two games before.
On November 1, 2012, Boreham, 7 days after re-joining the Roughriders once again, retired his CFL career. Boreham had one Grey Cup championship, with the Riders in 2007. Boreham was in the league for 9 years.
- Mitchell, Kevin (2008-06-05). "Grandfather's advice still a help to Boreham". Leader-Post. Retrieved 2009-02-02.
- http://www.cfl.ca/article/blue-bombers-re-sign-chris-cvetkovic Blue Bombers re-sign Chris Cvetkovic
- Jamie Boreham at cfl.ca