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Anquan Boldin
Anquan Boldin
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Anquan Boldin

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Date of birth
Oct 03, 1980
College
Florida State
Height
6-1
Weight
223 Lbs

Bio

Anquan Boldin is an NFL wide receiver who currently plays for the San Francisco 49ers. He previously played for the Arizona Cardinals and Baltimore Ravens, making three Pro Bowls in his eleven year career and winning Super Bowl XLVII with the Ravens.

Early Years & College

Boldin was born in Pahokee, FL and starred as a quarterback at Pahokee High School while also playing basketball. He led Pahokee to a 10-0 regular season record as a senior in 1998 and was named Florida’s Mr. Football. In 2007, he was named to the Florida High School Association All-Century Team as one of the top 33 players in the 100 year history of Florida high school football.

Boldin attended Florida State University to continue his football career and converted from quarterback to wide receiver to receive more playing time. A torn ACL cost him the entire 2001 season, but he bounced back to catch 65 passes and score 13 touchdowns for the Seminoles as a redshirt junior in 2002. Instead of returning for another year, he chose to declare for the 2003 NFL Draft.

Arizona Cardinals

A slow 40 yard dash time (4.7 seconds) prevented Boldin from being a first round pick in the 2003 draft, but the Arizona Cardinals snagged him with 54th overall pick in the second round. Despite dropping that far, he tied an NFL record with 217 receiving yards in his first NFL game and was named the AP NFL Offensive Player of the Year in 2003. In December 2008, he became the quickest player ever to the 500 reception mark and shortly after became the fifth fastest ever to 7,000 receiving yards.

Baltimore Ravens

On March 5, 2010, the Cardinals dealt an unhappy Boldin to the Baltimore Ravens for a third and fourth round draft choice. He caught 64 passes for 836 yards and seven touchdowns in his first season in Baltimore. He struggled through a rough 2011 season, but then helped lead the Ravens to the franchise’s second Super Bowl title in 2012 in a win over the San Francisco 49ers. Boldin broke a team record with 145 receiving yards in the AFC Wild Card win over the Indianapolis Colts and had 104 receiving yards in the Super Bowl win over the 49ers.

San Francisco 49ers

After winning a title in 2012, the cash-strapped Ravens dealt Boldin in March 2013 to the 49ers for a sixth round draft pick. He caught 13 passes for 208 yards in his debut against the Green Bay Packers and helped the 49ers advance to a third consecutive NFC title game before losing to the Seattle Seahawks. He agreed to a two-year deal worth $12 million to stay in San Francisco on March 3rd, 2014.

Statistics

Stats REC TAR YDS Y/R TD LONG 20+ 40+ FUM RZ TAR 1DN YDS/G
2013 Regular Season 85 130 1179 13.9 7 63 14 2 0 13 62 73.69

Game Log

Date Opponent Result REC TAR YDS Y/R LONG RZ TAR TD ATT YDS Y/A RZ ATT TD
1-19-2014 @ Seattle Seahawks Seattle Seahawks 23-17 5 9 53 10.6 26 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
1-12-2014 @ Carolina Panthers Carolina Panthers 10-23 8 12 136 17.0 45 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
1-5-2014 @ Green Bay Packers Green Bay Packers 20-23 3 7 38 12.7 17 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-29-2013 @ Arizona Cardinals Arizona Cardinals 20-23 9 11 149 16.6 63 2 1 1 11 11.0 0 0
12-23-2013 @ Atlanta Falcons Atlanta Falcons 34-24 6 7 72 12.0 22 1 1 0 0 0 0 0

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