Clint Boling

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Clint Boling
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Boling in 2013
No. 65 Cincinnati Bengals
Position: Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-05-09) May 9, 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth: Alpharetta, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 311 lb (141 kg)
Career information
High school: Johns Creek (GA) Chattahoochee
College: Georgia
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 4 / Pick: 101
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-SEC (2010)
Career NFL statistics as of 2016
Games played: 79
Games started: 77
Player stats at NFL.com

Clint Boling (born May 9, 1989) is an American football guard for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League. He played college football at Georgia. He was considered one of the top guard prospects for the 2011 NFL Draft.[1]

High school career[edit]

Boling played at Chattahoochee High School in Johns Creek, Georgia, where he was named to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Class AAAAA First-Team Offense. He started as a tight end his sophomore year before moving to offensive line and defensive end his junior and senior years; he led his team to the playoffs his senior season. He also started for the basketball team.[2] In 2006, he was named to the school's Gridiron Hall of Fame.[3]

College career[edit]

Boling finished his career with 49 career starts, at right tackle, right guard and left tackle. As a senior in 2010, he was named an All-American by Pro Football Weekly.[4] he was named named All-SEC First Team by the SEC coaches and Second-Team by Associated Press. He was selected to play in the annual Senior Bowl. He majored in Risk Management and Insurance.[5]

Professional career[edit]

Cincinnati Bengals[edit]

Boling was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals with the 101st overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft. He played in five games with three starts his rookie year before earning the starting job the following season.

Boling signed a 5-year, $26 million contract extension with the Bengals on March 10, 2015.[6]

Since his second year as a pro (2012), Boling has started every game for the Bengals—73 consecutive games through week 14 of the 2016 season.[7]

Boling was placed on injured reserve on December 26, 2016 after dealing with a separated shoulder since Week 4.[8]

Personal[edit]

Clint Boling is the son of Jay and Debbie Boling. He married his wife, Kelly (Lewis), in 2015. They met at the University of Georgia. They have an 80-pound black lab named Mac.[9][10]

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