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Shane Boyd
No. --     Free Agent
Personal information
Date of birth: September 18, 1982 (1982-09-18) (age 27)
Place of birth: Fort Huachuca, Arizona
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 232 lb (105 kg)
Career information
College: Kentucky
Undrafted in 2005
Debuted in 2006 for the Cologne Centurions
Career history
 As player:
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Career NFL statistics as of 2008
TD-INT     --
Passing yards     --
QB Rating     --
Career UFL statistics as of 2009
TD-INT     3-5
Passing yards     814
Completion Percentage     60.5
Stats at
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Shane Boyd (born September 18, 1982, in Fort Huachuca, Arizona) 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 Pittsburgh Steelers, Arizona Cardinals, Houston Texans, Montreal Alouettes, California Redwoods and Indianapolis Colts.


Early years

In high school and college, Boyd played both baseball and football. He was drafted as a pitcher by the Minnesota Twins the 12th round of the 2004 MLB Draft but decided against signing.

He was a great football player and baseball player at Henry Clay High School in Lexington, Kentucky. His brother, Aaron, is currently a wide receiver at Kentucky.

College career

He played in 36 games while starting 16 at Kentucky. He finished his college career with 2,484 passing yards with 13 TD’s and gained 845 rushing yards on 191 carries and 13 TD’s.

Cologne Centurions quarterback Shane 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.

Professional career


Tennessee Titans

Boyd was signed by the Tennessee Titans before the 2005 season, but was released on August 29.

Pittsburgh Steelers

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.

Arizona Cardinals

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.

Houston Texans

Boyd was signed to the Houston Texans' practice squad in October 2007. He was re-signed in the 2008 offseason, but waived on August 29.

Montreal Alouettes

Boyd was signed by the Montreal Alouettes on May 29, 2009, and released at the beginning of training camp, June 6, 2009.[1]

California Redwoods

He was drafted by the California Redwoods on June 18, 2009.[2]

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. However he was benched the next week in favor of Mike McMahon.

Indianapolis Colts

Boyd was signed to the Indianapolis Colts' practice squad on December 2, 2009, but was waived on December 9.[3]


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Preceded by
Jared Lorenzen
University of Kentucky
Starting Quarterback

Succeeded by
André Woodson


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