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Korey Bosworth

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Korey Bosworth
Position:Outside Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1986-11-21) November 21, 1986 (age 34)
Irving, Texas
Career information
College:UCLA
Undrafted:2010
Career history
  • Denver Broncos (2010)*
  • Detroit Lions (2010-2012)*
  • Oakland Raiders (2012)*
  • BC Lions (2012)*
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
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Sacks:--
Interceptions:--
Forced fumbles:--
Player stats at NFL.com
Career CFL statistics
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Korey Michael Bosworth (born November 21, 1986) is a former American football linebacker. He signed with Denver Broncos as an undrafted free agent in 2010. He played college football at UCLA. His uncle is two-time consensus All-American and former NFL linebacker Brian Bosworth.

Bosworth attended Plano West Senior High School in Plano, Texas in which he was lettered as a linebacker. He was selected to the first team district and was selected to the second team All-Area in 2004. He was ranked the 40th prospect nationally among outside linebackers by rivals.com.[1] Following the 2004 season, He earned first-team All-County Defense honors. In 2002, he was named among one of the top five underclassmen linebackers in the state of Texas by Dave Campbell.[2] In 2003, He was a Honorable mention All-District.[2] He finished high school with a total of 219 tackles, three sacks and two interceptions.[2] He helped contribute to the Plano West Senior High School football team to their first city championship in his senior season.[2]

In College at UCLA, Bosworth was named the Defensive winner of UCLA's Jerry Long "Heart" Award for an outstanding Junior season and was the Defensive co-winner of the award in his Senior season. After his Senior season, He was named to the third-team all-conference by Phil Steele. During his Senior season, He was mentioned on the watch List for the Lombardi Award and the Hendricks Award.[3]

Bosworth was also a member of the Detroit Lions, Oakland Raiders and the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League.

Early years[edit]

Bosworth was born in Irving, Texas. Bosworth was lettered as a linebacker at Plano West Senior High School in Texas.[2] He finished high school with 219 tackles, 3 sacks and 2 Interceptions.[2] He was selected the first-team district in 2004.[2] In 2004, He also was selected to the Second team All-Area.[2] He was choosen to play in the 2005 Cola Cola Bowl along with his UCLA teammate and twin brother Kyle.[2] In his senior season at Plano West Senior High School, he made 118 tackles, two tackles for loss, two sacks and one interception.[2] He was ranked the 40th prospect nationally among outside linebackers by rivals.com.[4]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Korey Bosworth
Outside linebacker
Plano, Texas Plano West Senior High School 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 207 lb (94 kg) 4.75 Oct 26, 2004 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout: N/A   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: -- (DE)   Rivals: 40 (OLB), -- (TX)
  • ‡ Refers to 40 yard dash
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height, weight and 40 time.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

  • "2005 UCLA Football Commitments". Rivals.com. Retrieved 2012. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  • "2005 UCLA Football Recruiting Commits". Scout.com. Retrieved 2012. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  • "Scout.com Team Recruiting Rankings". Scout.com. Retrieved 2012. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  • "2005 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved 2012. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

College career[edit]

Bosworth played college football at UCLA. During his tenure, He finished with 154 Tackles and 11 sacks, 16 pass deflections and 2 fumble recoveries.[5]

In his Freshman year, Bosworth played in 13 games on special teams. He recorded 7 tackles for the season.[5]

In his Sophomore year, He finished the year with 34 Tackles and 2 Sacks.[5] On September 1, 2007, He recorded 4 Tackles and 2 Sacks against Stanford helping UCLA win that the game by a large margin 45-17.[6]

In his Junior year, He finished the year with 55 Tackles and 7.5 Sacks.[5] He was selected to the second team all-conference by Phil Steele. On September 1, 2008, He recorded 5 tackles and 2 passes defended against No. 18 ranked Tennessee helping UCLA wins in Overtime 27-24.[7] He was selected the defensive winner of the UCLA's Jerry Long "Heart" Award.[8]

In his Senior year, On September 5, 2009, He recorded only 2 tackles against San Diego State as UCLA cruises with a 33-14 win.[9] On September 12, 2009, He recorded 4 tackles against Tennessee as UCLA wins 19-15.[10] On September 19, 2009, He recorded 3 tackles, 0.5 sack and 2 passes defended.[11] On October 10, 2009, He had 7 tackles against No. 13 ranked Oregon but UCLA loss 24-10.[12] On October 17, 2009, He recorded 4 tackles and a passes defended against California but UCLA loss the game by the final score 45-26.[13] On October 24, 2009, He recorded 7 tackles against Arizona but wasn't enough as UCLA loss 27-13.[14] On October 31, 2009. He recorded 8 tackles and a sack against Oregon State but UCLA loss 26-19.[15]

Professional career[edit]

Denver Broncos[edit]

On April 30, 2010, he signed with the Denver Broncos as undrafted free agent.[16] On June 15, 2010, he was released.[17]

Detroit Lions[edit]

On August 17, 2010, he signed with the Detroit Lions.[18] On September 3, 2010, he was placed on injured reserve after suffering a broken leg. On September 4, 2010, he was released.[19] On July 29, 2011, he re-signed with the team.[20] On August 3, 2011, he was released.[21] On August 4, 2012, he re-signed with the Detroit Lions.[22] On August 11, 2012, he was released.[23]

Oakland Raiders[edit]

On August 16, 2012, he signed with the Oakland Raiders.[24] [25] On August 27, 2012, he was released.[26]

BC Lions[edit]

On October 3, 2012, he signed with the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League to join the practice roster.[27][28][29] Two days later, he was released.[29]

Personal life[edit]

He has a twin brother Kyle Bosworth is a outside linebacker and is currently a free agent. He is also the nephew of former NFL linebacker Brian Bosworth.

References[edit]

  1. "Korey Bosworth Rivals.com profile". rivals.yahoo.com.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 "UCLA Bruins profile". uclabruins.com. Retrieved 2012. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. "Korey Bosworth named to Hendricks Watch List". insidesocal.com. Retrieved September 23, 2009.
  4. "2005 Prospect Ranking Rivals.com Outside linebackers 2005". rivals.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2005. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "Korey Bosworth College Statistics". sports-reference.com.
  6. "(14) UCLA 45, Stanford 17 Box score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2 September 2012.
  7. "(18) Tennessee 24, UCLA 27 Box score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2 September 2012.
  8. "UCLA football: Moline, Moore, Price named MVPs". http://ucla.ocregister.com. Retrieved November 30, 2009. External link in |work= (help)
  9. "San Diego State 14, UCLA 33 Box score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2 September 2012.
  10. "UCLA 19, Tennessee 15 Box score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2 September 2012.
  11. "Kansas State 9, UCLA 23 Box score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2 September 2012.
  12. "(13) Oregon 24, UCLA 10 Box score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2 September 2012.
  13. "California 45, UCLA 26 Box score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2 September 2012.
  14. "UCLA 13, Arizona 27 Box score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2 September 2012.
  15. "UCLA 19, Oregon State 26 Box score". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2 September 2012.
  16. "NFL transactions for April 30, 2010". profootballweekly.com.
  17. "Broncos Add Smith, Waive Two". blog.denverbroncos.com. Retrieved 7 September 2012.
  18. "NFL transactions for August 17, 2010". profootballweekly.com.
  19. "Lions release 20 others including Dre' Bly". kffl.com. Retrieved 4 September 2010.
  20. "NFL transactions of July 2011". nfl.com. Retrieved July 2011. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  21. "NFL transactions of August 2011". nfl.com. Retrieved August 2011. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  22. "Lions Sign LB Korey Bosworth, Waive-Injured LB Ronnie Sneed". yardbarker.com. Retrieved 4 August 2012.
  23. "Lions sign S Reshard Langford; release LB Korey Bosworth". blogs.detroitlions.com. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  24. "Raiders Sign LB Korey Bosworth". raiders.com. Retrieved 16 August 2012.
  25. "Raiders sign Korey Bosworth, nephew of The Boz". nbcsports.com. Retrieved 16 August 2012.
  26. "Raiders waive 12 to get down to 75-player limit". msn.foxsports.com/. Retrieved 27 August 2012.
  27. "Practice rosters expanded; teams announce signings". cfl.ca. Retrieved October 3, 2012.
  28. "BC Lions transactions: Wednesday, October 3". bclions.com. Retrieved October 3, 2012.
  29. 29.0 29.1 "B.C Lions transactions". bclions.com. Retrieved 2012. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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