Evan Boehm
Boehm in the 2017 NFL preseason.
No. 67 – Miami Dolphins
Position:Center
Personal information
Born: (1993-08-19) August 19, 1993 (age 28)
Lee's Summit, Missouri
Height:6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight:320 lb (145 kg)
Career information
High school:Lee's Summit West (Lee's Summit, MO)
College:Missouri
NFL Draft:2016 / Round: 4 / Pick: 128
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Practice squad
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2019
Games played:55
Games started:21
Player stats at NFL.com

Evan Boehm (born August 19, 1993) is an American football center for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Missouri.

Early years

At Missouri, Boehm was teammates with Markus Golden and both served as team captains for the Tigers. As a Junior in high school in 2010, Boehm was centerpiece on the Lee's Summit West High School team that won the Missouri Class 5 State Championship. As a senior in 2011, Boehm won the Thomas A. Simone Award, which is given to the most outstanding high school football player in the Kansas City Metro Area. Boehm's father, Royce, was his high school head football coach.[1]

College career

Boehm earned a verbal scholarship from Missouri when he was in eighth grade, before he even started high school. As a starter all four years at Missouri, he set a school record with 52 consecutive starts. As a freshman, he started 12 games at left guard before starting 40 consecutive games at center in his final three years after switching positions prior to his sophomore year.[1]

Professional career

Arizona Cardinals

Boehm was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the fourth round, 128th overall, in the 2016 NFL Draft.[2]

Boehm entered the 2017 season as the Cardinals starting right guard. He started the first five games before losing the starting job to Earl Watford. He then started the final three games at right guard in place of the injured Watford.

On September 2, 2018, Boehm was waived by the Cardinals.[3]

Los Angeles Rams

On September 4, 2018, Boehm was signed to the Los Angeles Rams' practice squad.[4]

Indianapolis Colts

On October 8, 2018, Boehm was signed by the Indianapolis Colts off the Rams' practice squad.[5] He played in 11 games, starting four at center in place of an injured Ryan Kelly.

Miami Dolphins

On August 30, 2019, Boehm was traded to the Miami Dolphins along with an undisclosed 2020 draft pick for an undisclosed 2020 draft pick.[6]

Buffalo Bills

Boehm signed with the Buffalo Bills on April 16, 2020.[7] He was released on September 5, 2020, and signed to the practice squad the next day.[8][9] He was placed on the practice squad/injured list on September 23.[10] He was released on October 12, 2020.[11]

Jacksonville Jaguars

On November 2, 2020, Boehm was signed to the Jacksonville Jaguars' practice squad.[12] He was released on December 14,[13] and re-signed to the practice squad the next day.[14] His practice squad contract with the team expired after the season on January 11, 2021.[15]

Detroit Lions

On August 2, 2021, Boehm signed with the Detroit Lions.[16] He was placed on injured reserve on August 16, 2021. He was released on August 23, 2021.

Miami Dolphins (second stint)

On November 9, 2021, Boehm was signed to Miami Dolphins practice squad.[17]

References

  1. ^ a b Odegard, Kyle (May 5, 2016). "Evan Boehm Ready To Compete". AZCardinals.com. Archived from the original on March 25, 2018. Retrieved November 27, 2016.
  2. ^ "Cardinals take center Evan Boehm in 4th round of NFL draft". AZcentral.com.
  3. ^ Urban, Darren (September 2, 2018). "Cardinals Undergo Roster Changes, Build Practice Squad". AZCardinals.com.
  4. ^ "Rams Round Out Practice Squad with OL Evan Boehm". TheRams.com. September 4, 2018.
  5. ^ Walker, Andrew (October 8, 2018). "Colts Place Starting Guard Matt Slauson On IR; Sign Center/Guard Evan Boehm". Colts.com.
  6. ^ "Dolphins Acquire C/G Evan Boehm". MiamiDolphins.com. August 30, 2019. Retrieved August 30, 2019.
  7. ^ "Bills agree to terms with former Dolphins OL Evan Boehm". BuffaloNews.com. April 14, 2020.
  8. ^ Brown, Chris (September 5, 2020). "Bills announce these moves to get to the 53-man roster limit". BuffaloBills.com.
  9. ^ "Bills announce the initial 2020 practice squad". BuffaloBills.com. September 6, 2020.
  10. ^ "Evan Boehm: Dealing with injury". CBSSports.com. September 23, 2020. Retrieved October 5, 2020.
  11. ^ Wojton, Nick (October 13, 2020). "Bills sign LB Deon Lacey to roster, make two other roster moves". USAToday.com. Retrieved October 29, 2020.
  12. ^ Johnson, James (November 2, 2020). "Jags sign FB Bruce Miller, OL Evan Boehm to practice squad". USAToday.com. Retrieved November 26, 2020.
  13. ^ Johnson, James (December 14, 2020). "Jags sign TE Bug Howard, DE Aaron Patrick along with other transactions". USAToday.com. Retrieved January 27, 2021.
  14. ^ Johnson, James (December 16, 2020). "Jags place rookie OG Ben Bartch on Reserve/ COVID-19 list". Yahoo.com. Retrieved February 1, 2021.
  15. ^ "Five have contract expire". FantasyGuru.com. January 11, 2021. Retrieved February 17, 2021.
  16. ^ Alper, Josh (August 2, 2021). "Lions sign Evan Boehm, activate Evan Heim from COVID list". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports.
  17. ^ "Roster Moves: Miami Dolphins Sign Evan Boehm to Practice Squad". MiamiDolphins.com. November 9, 2021.