Boling in 2013
|No. 65 Cincinnati Bengals|
|Date of birth:||May 9, 1989|
|Place of birth:||Alpharetta, Georgia|
|Height:||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight:||311 lb (141 kg)|
|High school:||Johns Creek (GA) Chattahoochee|
|NFL Draft:||2011 / Round: 4 / Pick: 101|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2016|
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.
High school career
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. In 2006, he was named to the school's Gridiron Hall of Fame.
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. 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.
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.
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.
Boling was placed on injured reserve on December 26, 2016 after dealing with a separated shoulder since Week 4.
- NFL draft scout
- Georgia leads way with 'pro' All-Americans
- Wesseling, Chris (March 10, 2015). "Clint Boling, Cincinnati Bengals reach agreement". NFL.com. Retrieved November 21, 2016.
- Hobson, Geoff (December 26, 2016). "Eifert, Boling go on IR". Bengals.com.
- Dehner Jr., Paul (March 11, 2015). "Boling completes wild two weeks back with Bengals". Cincinnati.com.