Boyd with the Baltimore Brigade in 2017
|Born:||September 18, 1982|
Fort Huachuca, Arizona
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||232 lb (105 kg)|
|High school:||Lexington (KY) Henry Clay|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Career Arena statistics|
|Player stats at ArenaFan.com|
Shane Boyd (born September 18, 1982) is an American football quarterback who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent in 2005. He played college football for the Kentucky Wildcats.
Boyd has also been a member of the Cologne Centurions, Pittsburgh Steelers, Arizona Cardinals, Houston Texans, Montreal Alouettes, California Redwoods, Indianapolis Colts, Sacramento Mountain Lions, Milwaukee Mustangs, Tampa Bay Storm, Portland Thunder, Bluegrass Warhorses, San Antonio Talons, Arizona Rattlers, and Cleveland Gladiators.
- 1 Early years
- 2 College career
- 3 Professional career
- 3.1 Tennessee Titans
- 3.2 Pittsburgh Steelers
- 3.3 Arizona Cardinals
- 3.4 Houston Texans
- 3.5 Montreal Alouettes
- 3.6 California Redwoods
- 3.7 Indianapolis Colts
- 3.8 Sacramento Mountain Lions
- 3.9 Milwaukee Mustangs
- 3.10 Tampa Bay Storm
- 3.11 Portland Thunder
- 3.12 Bluegrass Warhorses
- 3.13 San Antonio Talons
- 3.14 Arizona Rattlers
- 3.15 Cleveland Gladiators
- 3.16 Baltimore Brigade
- 4 References
- 5 External links
He played in thirty-six games at Kentucky, of which he started sixteen. He finished his college career with 2,484 passing yards, thirteen touchdown passes, 845 rushing yards and thirteen rushing touchdowns.
|Ht||Wt||40-yard dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert jump||Broad|
|6 ft 1 in
|4.70 s||4.50 s||7.02 s||33 1⁄2 in
|9 ft 7 in|
|All values from Kentucky Pro Day|
Boyd was signed by the Tennessee Titans before the 2005 season, but was released on August 29.
After being signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers, he was allocated to NFL Europe and played for the Cologne Centurions before being cut by the Steelers on September 2. Boyd became NFL Europe’s all-time leading rushing quarterback, amassing 339 yards on the ground to break Jon Kitna’s record by five yards.
Boyd spent most of the 2006 season on the Arizona Cardinals before being activated for the season finale. He was waived during final cuts on August 31, 2007.
He signed with the team on September 2 and scored the first ever UFL touchdown in the second quarter of the game on October 8. Boyd was the only one of the four starting quarterbacks in the UFL's first season to have never played a regular season NFL game.
Sacramento Mountain Lions
Boyd returned to the Redwoods (by this point relocated and rebranded as the Sacramento Mountain Lions) for 2010, only to be cut in the preseason as the team signed Daunte Culpepper to serve as the team's new starter.
Tampa Bay Storm
San Antonio Talons
Boyd was assigned to the Cleveland Gladiators on January 13, 2017. He started the team's first game of the season, completing 24 of 37 passes for 288 yards, five touchdowns and one interception in a 46–40 loss to the Tampa Bay Storm.
On May 22, 2017, Boyd and Brandon Thompkins were traded to the Baltimore Brigade for claim order positioning and future considerations. He started the team's final game of the regular season, completing 18 of 32 passes for 228 yards and four touchdowns in a 41–35 loss to the Washington Valor. He also started the team's playoff game, completing 21 of 33 passes for 324 yards, seven touchdowns and one interception in a 69–54 loss to the Philadelphia Soul. He rushed for another touchdown. On April 1, 2019, Boyd was again assigned to the Brigade.
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- "Texans Strategy and Personnel". Scout.com. Retrieved 2017-07-11.
- Zurkowsky, Herb (2009-06-06). "Als' Drew to miss all of training camp". The Gazette (Montreal). Archived from the original on 2009-06-08. Retrieved 2009-06-07.
- "UFL's California Redwoods Announces 11 New Players Including QB Shane Boyd". UFL-football.com. 2009-09-02. Archived from the original on 2009-12-10.
- "Portland Adds Nine Through Expansion Draft". www.oursportscentral.com. OurSports Central. December 21, 2013. Retrieved December 23, 2013.
- "UK's Own Shane Boyd to QB Bluegrass Warhorses". www.oursportscentral.com. OurSports Central. Retrieved April 3, 2014.
- "Talons release Mustain, acquire former Texans QB Boyd". www.mysanantonio.com. Hearst Newspapers, LLC. April 2, 2014. Retrieved April 3, 2014.
- "QB Shane Boyd Assigned to Rattlers". www.oursportscentral.com. OurSports Central. April 30, 2015. Retrieved May 1, 2015.
- "Transactions". afldigital.com. Archived from the original on January 19, 2017. Retrieved January 19, 2017.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
- "Cleveland Gladiators". afldigital.com. Archived from the original on August 5, 2017. Retrieved August 5, 2017.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
- "Baltimore Brigade". afldigital.com. Archived from the original on August 5, 2017. Retrieved August 5, 2017.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
- "Baltimore Brigade vs Philadelphia Soul (Aug 12, 2017)". afldigital.com. Archived from the original on August 13, 2017. Retrieved August 12, 2017.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
- "Brigade resign QB Shane Boyd". ArenaInsider.com. April 2, 2019. Retrieved October 31, 2019.
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