Football


Arthur Boyd III
Arthur Boyd III
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Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Shaker Heights, Ohio

High School:
Shaker Heights

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 295

Position:
DL

Birthdate:
02/24/1985

Experience:
2-1

updated 2/06


2005: Played in eight games, making nine tackles and a half tackle for loss ... Posted three tackles against San Jose State and two tackles each at California and at Indiana ... Had a half tackle for loss against the Hoosiers ... Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors.

2004: Collected 12 tackles, two tackles-for-loss, one sack, a fumble recovery and four QB hurries in nine games ... Had a career day vs. Florida A&M, notching his first sack, two TFL's and three tackles ... Recovered a fumble and had a QBH vs. Western Michigan ... Had three QBH's vs. Purdue ... Made two tackles vs. Michigan, UCLA and Wisconsin ... Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors.

2003: 2003: Saw action in seven games as a true freshman defensive lineman ... Made four tackles, including three solo stops at Purdue ... Had one tackle vs. Michigan State.

High School: Listed among the Top-50 preps in Ohio by Rivals.com as a fullback ... Ranked the No. 1 fullback in Ohio by Future Stars magazine ... Outstanding defensive lineman who registered 33 tackles and three sacks ... Named an All-Conference, All-Area and All-District selection as a senior ... Named the Shaker Heights High School Most Outstanding defensive lineman ... Participated in the National High School All-Star Combine ... Was a three-year letterman in football, while spending two seasons as a starter ... Also an outstanding track and field athlete competing in the shot put, discus and sprinting events ... Competed at the district meet in both the shot put and discus as a sophomore and junior ... Also competed in the 200 meters ... High school coach was Dave Sedmak.

Personal: Full given name is Arthur B. Boyd III ... Born Feb. 24, 1985 in Shaker Heights, Ohio ... Son of Arthur and Delphine Boyd ... Has one sister ... Majoring in biology ...Father was a defensive end at Florida A&M ... Cousin, Brian Johnson, was a cornerback at Alabama A&M ... Hopes to attend medical school following his football career.

Career Highs
Tackles: 4 at Purdue, 10/4/03
Solos: 3 at Purdue, 10/4/03
Sacks: 1, twice (last time vs. UCLA, 9/11/04)
TFL: 2 vs. FAMU, 9/4/04
FR: 1 vs. W. Michigan, 9/18/04
QBH: 3 vs. Purdue, 9/25/04

Boyd's Game-By-Game Defensive Statistics

GAME/YEAR G ST AT TOT TFL-YDS QBS-YDS QBH FF-FR
at UCLA 0000-00-00 0-0
CALIFORNIA 0000-00-00 0-0
WISCONSIN 0000-00-00 0-0
at Purdue 3140-00-00 0-0
MICHIGAN STATE 0110-00-00 0-0
MINNESOTA 0000-00-00 0-0
at Iowa 0000-00-00 0-0
2003 Totals73250-00-00 0-0
FLORIDA A&M 2132-131-100 0-0
UCLA 1120-00-00 0-0
WESTERN MICHIGAN 0110-00-01 0-1
PURDUE 0000-00-03 0-0
at Wisconsin 1120-00-00 0-0
at Michigan State 0000-00-00 0-0
MICHIGAN 0220-00-00 0-0
at Minnesota 1010-00-00 0-0
IOWA 0110-00-00 0-0
at Northwestern 0000-00-00 0-0
2004 Totals1157122-131-104 0-1
RUTGERS 0000-00-00 0-0
SAN JOSE STATE 0330-00-00 0-0
at California 1120-00-00 0-0
MICHIGAN STATE 0110-00-00 0-0
at Iowa 0000-00-00 0-0
at Indiana 0220.5-10-00 0-0
PENN STATE 0000-00-00 0-0
at Ohio State 0110-00-00 0-0
2005 Totals81890.5-10-00 0-0
CAREER TOTALS26917262.5-141-104 0-1
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