Kyle Bryan Boller was an American football player. He served as a quarterback. In college, Boller played for the Golden Bears at the University of California, Berkley. He was drafted into the NFL during the 2003 draft by the Baltimore Ravens.

Other teams he has played for include the St. Louis Rams and the Oakland Raiders. He was also signed with the San Diego Chargers but never played.

Player Bio and Early Years

Boller was born Kyle Bryan Boller, but he is usually only billed as Kyle Boller. He was born on June 17, 1981, in Burbank, California. He stands 6 feet and 3 inches or 1.91 meters tall.

Position Quarterback
Height / weight 1.91 m / 100 kg
Born 17 Jun 1981
Nationality United States United States
Team History
186 los angeles chargers Chargers 2012
185 las vegas raiders Las Vegas 2010 - 2011
201 los angeles rams LA Rams 2009
176 baltimore ravens Baltimore Ravens 2003 - 2008

He attended the William S Hart High School in Santa Clarita where he played for the football team. In 1998, he was named the California State Player of the Year. As Hart’s quarterback, Boller led the team to a CIF Southern Section Division III title win.

He would later also be named as PrepStar’s National Offensive Co-Player of the Year.

Career with the California Golden Bears

Boller attended the University of California, Berkley, and played for the Golden Bears.

He graduated with several career records and currently holds the No.3 spot for all-time career passing yards. He is also No.3 in total offense and No.2 in touchdown passes.

His college totals include 7,980 for passing yards.

NFL Career and the Baltimore Ravens

Boller was drafted into the NFL during the 2003 NFL Draft by the Baltimore Ravens. He was picked during the first round and he was their 19th overall pick. He started in the first 9 games of the season.

He sat out the rest of the season after he was injured in a game against the Cincinnati Bengals. He was replaced by Anthony Wright.

In 2004, he started in 16 games. The Ravens were also seen as contenders for that year’s Super Bowl and they were featured in two Sunday night games and also on Monday Night Football.

Boller was injured in 2004 in a game against the Indianapolis Colts. This started a downward spiral for the Ravens which extended through to 2005.

In 2006, Steve McNair was traded to the Ravens and was designated as starting Quarterback. He and Boller would end up switching places when McNair was injured. Upon McNair’s retirement in 2007, other quarterbacks were also thrown into the line-up including Troy Smith and Joe Flacco.

St Louis Rams and the Oakland Raiders

Boller became a free agent in 2009 before he signed with the St. Louis Rams in April. He took the spot as a backup for Marc Bulger.

A year later, in April 2010, he signed with the Oakland Raiders as a backup for Jason Campbell. He started in a game when Campbell was out with an injury. He proved ineffective and was eventually replaced by Carson Palmer.

Retirement

In 2012, he became an unrestricted free agent and signed with the San Diego Chargers. He suffered a knee injury during training camp. He would later decide to retire after signing.

NFL Career Statistics

TD–INT: 48–54
Passing yards: 8,931
QB Rating: 69.5

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