Josh Boyce

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Josh Boyce
No. 82     New England Patriots
Wide Receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-01-22) January 22, 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth: Copperas Cove, Texas
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school: Copperas Cove (TX)
College: Texas Christian
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 4 / Pick: 102
Debuted in 2013 for the New England Patriots
Career history
Roster status: Practice Squad
Career highlights and awards
  • Honorable mention All-Big 12 (2012)
  • First-team All-MWC (2011)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 15, 2013
Receptions 9
Receiving yards 121
Receiving TDs 0
Stats at NFL.com

Josh Boyce (born May 6, 1991)[1] is an American football wide receiver who is currently signed to the practice squad of the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Texas Christian (TCU). Boyce was drafted by the New England Patriots in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft.

Early years[edit]

A native of Copperas Cove, Texas, Boyce attended Copperas Cove High School. He played high school football for the Copperas Cove Bulldawgs, with Robert Griffin III under center. He was named an honorable-mention all-state his senior year, after recording 42 receptions for 837 yards, and was instrumental in Copperas Cove's 13-2 season. He played for the A&T Bears in coppers cove.leading them to back to back championship games.

In addition to football, Boyce was also on the school's track & field team. He recorded a personal-best time of 11.47 seconds in the 100 meters, He was also a member of the 4x100m (42.60) and 4x200m (1:28.74) relay squads.[2]

College career[edit]

Boyce attended Texas Christian University, where he played for the TCU Horned Frogs football team from 2009 to 2012. During his college career, he started 33 of 39 games in which he appeared, and caught 161 passes for 2,535 receiving yards and 22 touchdowns. He is TCU's all-time leader in touchdown receptions, second in receiving yards, and third in total receptions.[3]

Professional career[edit]

2013 NFL Draft[edit]

He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the fourth round, with the 102nd overall pick, of the 2013 NFL Draft.[4] He was waived by the Patriots on August 30, 2014 as part of final roster cuts, then signed to the Practice Squad the next day. [5]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
5 ft 11 in 206 lb 4.38 s 1.54 s 2.51 s 4.10 s 6.68 s 34 in 10 ft 11 in 22 reps
All values from NFL Combine.[6]

New England Patriots[edit]

Boyce was drafted with a toe injury and did not participate in the Patriots' rookies-only training camp in early May.[7] On May 24, the Patriots signed Boyce to his rookie deal worth $2.367 million over four years. [8]

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