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Phil Bogle
Free Agent
Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1979-09-27) September 27, 1979 (age 40)
Place of birth: Spring Valley, New York
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 322 lb (146 kg)
Career information
College: New Haven
Undrafted in 2003
Debuted in 2003 for the San Diego Chargers
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice roster member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at CFL.ca
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Phil Bogle (born September 27, 1979 in Spring Valley, New York) was an American football guard for the Florida Tuskers of the United Football League. He was signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2003. He played college football at New Haven.

Bogle has also been a member of the Cleveland Browns, Philadelphia Soul, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Montreal Alouettes and Dallas Vigilantes.

Early yearsEdit

Bogle attended Spring Valley High School in Spring Valley, New York where he was an All-State, All-Section and All-League selection in football.[1] Bogle also became the fourth person from Spring Valley High School to make it to the NFL after Seth Joyner, John Harvey and R-Kal Truluck.

College careerEdit

Bogle attended the University of New Haven from 1999 to 2002, starting every game for the team at offensive tackle during his career.[1] A team captain during his final two seasons, he was a First-team Division II All-Independent selection as a senior in 2002 and winner the Jim Langer Award.[1] He was also the 2002 Cactus Bowl MVP and 2003 New Haven Male Athlete of the Year.[1]

Professional careerEdit

San Diego ChargersEdit

After going undrafted in the 2003 NFL Draft, Bogle was signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent on April 23.[2] During his rookie season, Bogle worked at both guard and tackle and started 13 of the 16 games in which he appeared.[1][2] Bogle also recorded three tackles on the year.[1] That season, Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson rushed for more than 1,600 yards.[1]

During the 2004 offseason, Bogle received an extra $74,754 from the league's performance-based pay program.[2] After dealing with a knee injury in the spring, Bogle failed to make the Chargers' roster in September and was released.[2] He was re-signed to the active roster from the practice squad after offensive tackle Courtney Van Buren was placed on injured reserve with a knee injury.[2] Bogle was released by the team again on October 4.[2]

Cleveland BrownsEdit

After spending the remainder of the 2004 season out of football, Bogle signed with the Cleveland Browns on February 15, 2005.[2] However, he was waived by the team on July 29.[2]

First stint with BuccaneersEdit

Following his release from the Browns, Bogle was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on August 16, 2005.[2] He was released by the team on August 30 and was out of football until being re-signed by the Buccaneers on January 11, 2006.[2] Bogle's two-year contract contained base salaries of $310,000 in 2006 and $385,000 in 2007.[2] That same month, Bogle was drafted by the Hamburg Sea Devils of NFL Europe.[2] The Buccaneers waived Bogle again on July 28, 2006.[2]

First stint with SoulEdit

On October 27, 2006, Bogle was signed by the Philadelphia Soul of the Arena Football League.[3]

During his rookie season in 2007, Bogle started all 16 regular season games and two postseason games for the Soul on his way to becoming the franchise's first player to be named to the All-Rookie Team and First-Team All-Arena in the same season.[1]

In 2008, Bogle earned his second consecutive First-Team All-Arena selection and was a finalist for the league's Lineman of the Year award.[4] He appeared in 16 regular season games and three postseason games as the team won ArenaBowl XXII.[4] He caught seven passes for 60 yards and six touchdowns on the season as an eligible-receiver lineman.[4]

Second stint with BuccaneersEdit

Following the 2008 AFL season, Bogle was placed on the Other league exempt list after being re-signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on August 20.[2][4]

On August 20, 2008, Bogle was re-signed by the Buccaneers to improve the team's offensive line depth.[2][5] Fullback J. D. Runnels was waived to make room for Bogle on the 80-man roster.[5] However, Bogle was waived by the Buccaneers on August 30.[6]

Second stint with SoulEdit

On September 22, the Philadelphia Soul activated Bogle off the Exempt: Other league list, after he was waived by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Montreal AlouettesEdit

On February 18, 2009, the Montreal Alouettes signed Bogle to a one year deal with an option for a second year.[7] He was released on June 16, 2009.

Dallas VigilantesEdit

Bogle signed with the Dallas Vigilantes on January 8, 2010.

PersonalEdit

Bogle's is the son of Glen Bogle. He has three sisters named Keesha, Shannon and Julisha. During the offseason, he resides in Port St. Lucie, Florida.

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