Colby Bockwoldt

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Colby Bockwoldt
No. 57,52, 50
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1981-04-14) April 14, 1981 (age 37)
Ogden, Utah
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 237 lb (108 kg)
Career information
High school: Layton (UT) Northridge
College: Brigham Young
NFL Draft: 2004 / Round: 7 / Pick: 240
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× Honorable mention All-MWC (2002–2003)
Career NFL statistics
Sacks: 2.0
Player stats at

Colby Aaron Bockwoldt (born April 14, 1981) is a former American football linebacker. 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]


  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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