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Josh Vogelbach
Guilford QuakersNo.
Quarterback
Major:
Date of birth: (1986-02-24) February 24, 1986 (age 33)
Career history
High school: Bishop Verot (Fort Myers, FL)
 College(s):
* East Carolina (2004)
Career highlights and awards

Josh Vogelbach (born February 24, 1986) is a former American football player and current coach. While attending Guilford College, he set the NCAA Division III career record with 13,605 passing yards.

Early yearsEdit

Vogelabach is a native of Fort Myers, Florida.[1] He attended Bishop Verot High School, where he passed for 6,243 yards and 60 touchdowns.[2]

CollegeEdit

Vogelbach began his college career at East Carolina, where he was redshirted in 2004.[3] He transferred to Guilford College in 2005.[1] He played at the quarterback position for Guilford College from 2005 to 2008.[2] He holds several NCAA Division III records, including most passes attempted in a career (1,982), most plays in a career (2,240), and most yards gained by a freshman (3,549).[4] At the time of his graduation, he also held the Division III career record for passing yardage (13,605),[5][6] a total that currently ranks second in Division III history. He also ranks fourth in Division III history with 13,904 yards of total offense.[4] On September 26, 2006, he compiled a career-high 592 passing yards and six passing touchdowns, completing 46 of 63 passes.[7] He was rated the 96th best quarterback in the 2009 NFL Draft by NFLDraftScout.com.[8]

Later yearsEdit

After graduating from Guilford, he signed to play with the Bloomington Extreme of the Indoor Football League for the 2009 season.[9] He was released by the Extreme before the start of the season.[10] In January 2017, he was promoted to head football coach at his alma mater Bishop Verot High School.[11]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handel, Craig (July 17, 2005). "Vogelbach transferring". The News-Press: p. C3. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/14843032/vogelbach_transferring/.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Josh Vogelbach". Guildford College. http://www.guilfordquakers.com/sports/fball/2007-08/bios/vogelbach_josh_bofb?view=bio. Retrieved November 2, 2017.
  3. Handel, Craig (January 16, 2005). "Former Clewiston star votes for Auburn". The News-Press: pp. 48. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/14844752/newspress/. Retrieved November 2, 2017.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Division III Football Records". NCAA. 2017. http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/football_records/2017/D3.pdf.
  5. "Guilford QB sets 3 D-III marks". The Pantagraph: p. D2. September 28, 2008. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/14843120/guilford_qb_sets_3_diii_marks/.
  6. "Heisman-worthy". The Marion Star: p. 2B. November 10, 2008. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/14843085/heismanworthy/.
  7. "Verot grad Vogelbach passing way to history". The News-Press: p. 38. September 27, 2007. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/14842786/verot_grad_vogelbach_passing_way_to/.
  8. "Josh Vogelbach". nfldraftscout.com. http://www.nfldraftscout.com/ratings/dsprofile.php?pyid=80652&draftyear=2009&genpos=QB. Retrieved November 2, 2017.
  9. "Extreme signs D-III record setter". The Pantagraph: p. B6. January 9, 2009. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/14842870/extreme_signs_diii_recordsetter/.
  10. Egenes, Mike (March 14, 2009). "Extreme wouldn't mind a little payback for Sioux Falls". The Pantagraph: pp. 12. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/14844065/the_pantagraph/. Retrieved November 2, 2017.
  11. "Verot promotes OC Vogelbach to head coaching job". The News-Press: pp. C1, C2. January 5, 2017. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/14842949/verot_promotes_oc_vogelbach_to_head/.
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