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Cole Bergquist
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Date of birth: (1985-11-16) November 16, 1985 (age 34)
Place of birth: San Clemente, California
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Cole Bergquist (born November 16, 1985) is a former Canadian football quarterback for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at the University of Montana.

San Clemente High SchoolEdit

Bergquist attended San Clemente High School where he played baseball, basketball and football. His senior year, he led the SCHS football team to a 10-3 record and the CIF semi-final game. He was selected as first team all league in football. Bergquist was awarded by the National Honors Society as a top Scholar-Athlete in the state of California.

College careerEdit

Bergquist had a stellar career for the Montana Grizzlies. He led the team to a 35-6 record and a national championship game during his 4 year tenure as the starting quarterback . Over his career Bergquist accounted for 9,113 yards and 71 touchdowns. His best game came against Sacramento State in 2004, he completed 17 of 19 passes for 291 yards 4 TD and O INT, and also rushed for 1 TD. He was selected to the Big Sky All-Conference team his junior and senior year. He set numerous school records including highest completion percentage in a game 13 of 13 (100%). His senior year he was awarded the "Scholar-Athlete of The Year" award for the University of Montana.

Professional careerEdit

Bergquist signed with The San Diego Chargers following his senior season. After mini-camp he was offered a spot on the practice roster, but elected to pursue opportunities in the Canadian Football League. His rights were originally owned by the BC lions, but were traded to the Saskatchewan Roughriders during his tenure in the NFL. Bergquist played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders from 2009 - 2012. The Roughriders played in the Grey Cup in the 2009 and 2010 losing both times to the Montreal Alouettes. After a disappointing season in 2011 the Roughriders coaching staff was released. The incoming coaching staff released Bergquist during the off-season before the start of the 2012 season.

Real Estate CareerEdit

Cole Bergquist's rapid success in the real estate industry can be gauged by his off-the-chart numbers. In his first four years, he personally sold over 225 properties - making him one of the top producers in the entire state. In 2016, Bergquist was rated as the number one agent in the Montana Regional MLS according to Real Trends, in terms of total production, with sales totaling over $37m.

One of the highlights of his career also came in 2016, when Bergquist was the listing agent for the "Indian Prairie Ranch" - at an asking price of $9.5 million.

In 2017 Bergquist founded The Bergquist/Donnelly Team with Rebecca Donnelly, another top agent in the area. The Bergquist/Donnelly team sells luxury real estate throughout the state of Montana. They are affiliated with PureWest Christie's International Real Estate.


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