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Cody Boyd
No. 48     New York Giants
Tight End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-10-22) October 22, 1983 (age 36)
Place of birth: Statesboro, Georgia
High School: StatesboroHigh School
Height: 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) Weight: 274 lb (124 kg)
Career information
College: Georgia Tech
NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 4 / Pick: 111
Debuted in 2007 for the Washington Redskins
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 5, 2012
Receptions     161
Receiving yards     2,477
Receiving TDs     27
Stats at NFL.com

Cody Boyd (born October 22, 1983) is an American football tight end. He currently plays for the New York Giants. Boyd is a 2x Super Bowl winner one in 2008 with the Pittsburgh Steelers and one in 2011 with the New York Giants

Early yearsEdit

Boyd was born in Statesboro, Georgia to Karen Boyd. He has one brother and two sisters. He attended Statesboro High School in Statesboro, Georgia where he starred in football, basketball and track. He was named All-State at tight end in his senior year.[1]

College careerEdit

Boyd played college football, college basketball at Georgia Tech . Boyd majoring in sociology. Boyd started in all 13 games his senior year and 12 of 13 his junior year Boyd has played in 50 games and started in 31 of them Boyd has a career total of 101 catches for 1,550 yards for 25 touchdowns. In basketball Boyd scored a total of 1,397 points as the Center for the yellow jackets basketball team.

Professional careerEdit

2007 NFL DraftEdit

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 9 in 266 lb 4.58 s 1.58 s 2.65 s 4.26 s 6.94 s 45" in 11 ft 9 in 46 rep

Boyd did the 60-yd shuttle in 11.43 sec, boyd's bench press max was 415 lb and his power clean was 400 lb

Washington RedskinsEdit

Boyd was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the 4th round of the 2007 NFL draft and was sighed to a 4-year 14 million dollar deal but would be traded to the Steelers for Offensive Guard Matt Lentz after the 2007 season he would leave the Redskins with 15 catches for 208 yards and 1 touchdown. Boyd's first and only touchdowns with the redskins came from a 38 yard pass from Quarterback Todd Collins to win the game 17-23 with 8 seconds left on the clock against the Buffalo Bills.

Pittsburgh SteelersEdit

Boyd was sighed to a 3-year 12.6 million dollar deal with the Steelers, Boyd came in as the #4 Tight End but after the 1st two pre-season games Boyd made his way as the #2 Tight End But would hurt his shoulder on week 4 of the pre-season on a 17 yard play against the Carolina Panthers, Boyd would half to have shoulder surgery the next day. he would miss most of the 2008 season but would come back in week 11 against the San Diego Chargers where he caught 2 passes for 27 yards, in week 15 Boyd would have an out standing play where he caught a 3 yard pass and turned it in to a 34 yard play to put the steelers in Field Goal range to brake the tie and win the game 16-13 against the Baltimore Ravens Boyd would leave that game with his 1st ever start with the steelers and 4 passes for 84 yards. Boyd caught 3 passes for 31 yard in the playoffs but Boyd would not catch any passes in the super bowl but was on the field when Santonio Holmes Caught the game winning catch. In 2009 Boyd's first catch of the season was for a 13 yard touchdown in week 1 against the Tennessee Titans. In week 13 Boyd made a 7 yard catch and turned it in to a 88 yard touchdown against the Oakland Raiders but the steelers would lose that game 31-35. On the end of the 2009 season Boyd and Heath Miller where being named the best pare of Tight Ends in the NFL. For the 2010 season Boyd would have another good year making 32 catches for 506 yards and 7 touchdowns in clouding a 25 yard game winning play. on the end of the 2010 season the steelers would not resign Boyd so there for he was put on as a Free agent.

New York GiantsEdit

Boyd was picked up from being a free agent by the Giants and was sighed to a 4-year 43 million dollar dill. Boyd would catch his first touchdown with the team against the Philadelphia Eagles in week 3 on a 7 yard pass. Boyd would make once again a out standing play after he caught a 64 yard hail marry pass the ball would bounce of Wide Receiver Dan DePalma and Cornerback Antonio Cromartie Boyd happen to be at the right place at the right time to grab the ball and get it on the 1 yard line with 1 second left on the clock the giants would give it to there Fullback Henry Hynoski to win the game against the New York Jets 28-24. Boyd would catch 3 passes for 36 yards in the super bowl.

Year Team G GS Rec Yards AVG LG TD
2007 WAS 16 1 15 208 13.8 38T 1
2008 PIT 6 1 9 151 16.7 34 1
2009 PIT 16 5 31 478 15.4 88T 6
2010 PIT 16 6 32 506 15.8 65T 7
2011 NYG 16 15 60 924 15.4 67T 10
Tot. 3 70 28 147 2,267 15.4 88 25

Personal Edit

Boyd is married to pro soccer player Carli Lloyd the couple married April 21, 2008

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Cody Boyd bio". Steelers.com (official website). Pittsburgh Steelers. http://news.steelers.com/team/player/76340/. Retrieved May 26, 2011.

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