Kevin Boss

Football Player

Kevin Boss was born in Corvallis, Oregon, United States on January 11th, 1984 and is the Football Player. At the age of 40, Kevin Boss biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 11, 1984
United States
Place of Birth
Corvallis, Oregon, United States
40 years old
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American Football Player
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Kevin Boss Life

Kevin Antonio Boss (born January 11, 1984) is a former American football tight end.

He was drafted by the New York Giants in the fifth round of the 2007 NFL Draft, out of Western Oregon University.

He won Super Bowl XLII over the New England Patriots with the Giants. Boss has also played for the Oakland and Kansas City Chiefs.

Early life

Boss played varsity football at Philomath High School before enrolling in Western Oregon University, becoming a standout tight end. He was a first-team All-League pick in his junior year as a tight end and defensive end, and as a senior, he was a top-ranked mention All-State Class 3A pick and received first-team All-ValCo League honors. He competed in the Oregon Shrine East-West Football Game in Baker City for his football excellence.

Bosss also participated in basketball and playing center. Boss received second-team All-League honours as a youth. As a senior, then's team won the state championship game (2002), earning a prestigious mention also for All-State and All-League first-team distinctions.

Personal life

Boss is Teresa and Bob Boss' son. Terry Johnson, a younger brother who played for the Charlotte Eagles, the Puerto Rico Islanders, the New York Red Bulls, and Seattle Sounders FC, as well as seven appearances for the Puerto Rican national team before retiring due to a history of concussions. Terry is currently the head men's soccer coach at Oregon State University in his hometown. Kevin Boss married Breanna Ramsey, his college sweetheart, in McMinnville, Oregon, on July 4, 2009.

Boss, who lives in Bend, Oregon during the offseason, graduated from Western Oregon University in Monmouth, Oregon, with a degree in physical education.

Boss Sports Performance, a sports training center in Bend, OR, is the founder and owner of Boss Sports Performance. All ages, from youth to professional athletes, are served at the facility.


Kevin Boss Career

College career

Boss played for the Wolves as a youth, playing football and adding basketball to his game. He started all team games, scoring 566 yards (13.0 average) and five touchdowns on the field, earning first-team All-GNAC and All-Region accolades. He averaged 2.4 points and 2.0 rebounds in 26 games on the basketball court.

Boss finished second on the team in 2005 with a career-high 53 receptions for 621 yards (11.7 average) and eight touchdowns. He also played for 13 yards, recorded four solo tackles, and recovered one fumble, winning first-team All-American, All-Region, and All-GNAC awards in the eleven games he started with the Wolves. Boss averaged 3.5 points per game, pulled down 90 rebounds, and led the Wolves with seventeen blocked shots on the basketball court.

Boss played 31 of the 33 games in which he appeared, including teammates and mentors as "Kev-Bo." He finished his college career with 134 receptions for 1,590 yards (11.9 percent) and 19 touchdowns. He was also credited with five solo tackles, recovering two fumbles, and winning 13 yards on a single punt return as well. Boss graduated as a physical education major with a minor in business, receiving Academic All-District VIII awards with a 3.2 grade point average. Boss later declared himself eligible for the 2007 NFL Draft.

Professional career

Boss was drafted by the New York Giants in the fifth round (153rd overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft, making him the second player to be drafted out of Western Oregon. In a regular season game against the Dallas Cowboys that went for 18 yards on November 11, 2007, Boss caught his first career catch on November 11, 2007. He soon took over for an injured Jeremy Shockey as the starting tight end, with nine passes and two touchdowns to end the regular season. In the Giants' first postseason game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Boss racked up two receptions for 14 yards in a 24-14 victory. Boss continued to gain two more receptions in the Divisional and Conference rounds of the playoffs against the Dallas Cowboys and the Green Bay Packers respectively.

Boss and his crew then proceeded to Super Bowl XLII in Glendale, Arizona, where they were matched up against the previously undefeated New England Patriots. Bosss only got one reception, but he took his chances and sprinted for a 45-yard victory that would eventually lead to a five-yard touchdown pass. It was the longest game from scrimmage in the game. The Giants will beat the Patriots 17-14.

Boss arrived at 272 pounds at the Giants mini-camp, a significant increase in weight relative to the previous year. Since Jeremy Shockey was traded to the Saints, he was the starting tight end. During Week 10 against the Eagles, Boss displayed glimpses of his athletic ability, especially when he took on a defender (untilled) on a 3rd down play. In a winning game for his team, he finished the game with six catches for 63 yards and a touchdown. He finished the season with 33 receptions for 384 yards (11.6 percent) and was the team's leader with six touchdowns.

Boss signed a four-year deal with the Oakland Raiders worth $16 million on August 5, 2011. Shane Lechler's first touchdown for the Raiders came on October 16, a 35-yard effort against the Cleveland Browns on faked field goal pass.

On March 12, 2012, the Raiders released Boss.

On March 15, 2012, Boss signed with the Kansas City Chiefs. Boss was supposed to share the starting tight end role with Tony Moeaki. In week 1 of the 2012 NFL season, Boss caught his first catch and touchdown as a Chief.

Boss was released by the Chiefs on February 19, 2013.

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