Marc Boerigter

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Marc Boerigter
No. 89
Born: (1978-05-04) May 4, 1978 (age 40)
Hastings, Nebraska
Career information
CFL status International
Position(s) WR/SB
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 220 lb (100 kg)
College Hastings College
Career history
As player
20002001 Calgary Stampeders
20022005 Kansas City Chiefs
2006 Green Bay Packers
2007 Calgary Stampeders
2007 Toronto Argonauts
CFL West All-Star 2001
Career stats

Marc Robert Boerigter (/ˈbɔːrɪktər/;[1] born May 4, 1978) is a former professional Canadian and American football player.

Early life and college football career[edit]

Born in Hastings, Nebraska, Boerigter played college football for hometown Hastings College, an NAIA school. As a wide receiver for the Broncos, Boerigter caught 93 passes for 1,902 yards during his collegiate career, setting team records with a 20.5 yard average and 30 touchdowns. Boerigter was named a two-time All-Nebraska-Iowa Athletic Conference selection.

Boerigter graduated from Hastings with a bachelor's degree in Human Resources.

His father is Bob Boerigter, who served as the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association commissioner from 2010 to 2017.[2]

Professional football career[edit]

Boerigter began his professional career in the Canadian Football League in 2000 with the Calgary Stampeders.

Boerigter joined the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League in 2002, where he enjoyed a successful NFL rookie season, catching 20 passes for 420 yards (a 21.0 average) with eight touchdowns. He also holds the record, along with twelve other receivers, for the longest pass caught in the NFL, 99 yards, from Kansas City quarterback Trent Green, in a December 22, 2002 game against the San Diego Chargers.

Boerigter was signed by the Green Bay Packers in the 2006 offseason, but was released prior to the start of the season. He immediately signed a free agent contract with the Indianapolis Colts but was once again released prior to the start of the 2006 NFL season.

Following his release from the Colts, Boerigter signed a contract and returned to his former CFL team, the Calgary Stampeders on November 20, 2006.

Boerigter began the Stampeders 2007 season as a back-up slotback and wide receiver, before eventually making the Stamps' starting lineup. Boerigter was released by the Calgary Stampeders on August 26, 2007.

Following his release by the Stampeders, Boerigter was quickly signed by the Toronto Argonauts, who outbid the competing BC Lions for Boerigter's services.[3] Toronto released him following the 2007 season and he was not signed as a free agent in 2008.

Boerigter was inducted into the Hastings College Athletic Hall of Fame in 2008.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2004 Kansas City Chiefs Rosters and Depth Chart[permanent dead link]". p. 6.
  2. ^ "Northwest's Boerigter Named MIAA Commissioner". Boxscorenews.com. 2009-07-15. Retrieved 2016-09-15. 
  3. ^ Lowell Ullrich (2007-09-01). "Why Bo was a no-go for the Lions". The Province. Archived from the original on 2011-05-21. Retrieved 2007-09-02. 
  4. ^ "Hastings College Athletic Hall of Fame inductees; Alumni Coach of the Year named". Hastings College. 2008-01-18. Archived from the original on 2011-05-24. Retrieved 2009-01-31. 

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