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Todd Bouman biography

Date of birth : 1972-08-01
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Ruthton, Minnesota
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-11-01
Credited as : Football player NFL, quarterback for the Jaguars, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Todd Bouman is an American football quarterback with the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League. He was signed by the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent in 1997.


Originally signed by Minnesota as an undrafted rookie free agent on 4/25/97. Assigned by Minnesota to Barcelona Dragons in NFL Europe on 2/22/99. Traded to the Saints from the Minnesota Vikings in exchange for a sixth-round draft choice on 3/13/03. Released by New Orleans on 9/3/06. Signed by Green Bay on 11/21/06. Signed by Jacksonville as a veteran free agent on 10/25/07. Released on 11/20/07. Re-signed on 2/25/08. Released on 8/30/08. Signed by Baltimore as veteran free agent on 9/3/08. Released on 11/1/08. Re-signed by Ravens on 11/5/08. Released on 5/1/09. Signed by Jaguars as a free agent on 5/5/09. Released on 9/6/09. Signed by Jacksonville as a free agent on 9/21/10.

Experienced veteran quarterback who has played in 42 games with six starts. Has spent time with Minnesota, New Orleans, Green Bay and Baltimore. Spent a month with the Jaguars in 2007 as a backup after injury to David Garrard and also spent time in the club’s 2008 and 2009 training camp. Was with Baltimore for 2008 season but did not see any action. Started three games in 2001 for Minnesota and three games in 2005 with New Orleans. Has served as holder on field goals. Allocated to Barcelona Dragons of NFL Europe in 1999 .

Spent the preseason with the Jaguars before he was waived on Sept. 6 .

Spent the offseason and training camp with the Jaguars before being released on August 30. Signed with Baltimore three days later where he spent the entire season as a backup. Was backup to Joe Flacco for first five games of the season. Dressed but did not play as 3rd QB for final 10 weeks including postseason ...

Signed on Oct. 25 to serve as backup quarterback after injury to David Garrard. Was active but did not play on 10/28 at TB, 11/4 at NO and 11/11 at TEN. 11/18 vs. SD: Was inactive as third QB. Was released on Nov. 20 .

Signed with Green Bay and served as backup quarterback for final six games of season but did not play. Spent training camp with New Orleans .

Started final three games for Saints and completed 68 of 122 passes for 722 yards with two TDs and seven INTs. Tied career-high with three starts. Served as holder for all 16 games and was the primary backup QB for the first 13 games. 10/9 at GB: Saw first action at quarterback in relief of Aaron Brooks in the second half, completing 5 of 13 passes for 31 yards and an INT. 12/18 vs. CAR: Got the start and completed 17 of 34 passes for 193 yards with a TD pass and four INTs. Added four rushes for 10 yards. 12/24 vs. DET: Completed 21 of 38 passes for 233 yards, tying career high for attempts. 1/1 at TB: Completed career-high 25-of-37 passes for 265 yards with a TD and two INTs in season-finale .

Appeared in all 16 games, serving as the holder. Was the backup QB for every game .

Played in four games for Saints was active for all 16 as backup QB. 9/28 vs. IND: Saw most extensive action, completing five of eight passes for 62 yards with a TD for a 126.0 passer rating. 12/14 vs. NYG: Saw action in the fourth quarter in win, completing two of four passes for 50 yards .

Played in one game for Vikings. 11/10 vs. NYG: Entered in third quarter and connected on three of six passes for 85 yards with a long of 48. Engineered a pair of TD drives and finished with a 95.8 passer rating. Added a nine-yard rush .

Played in five games with career-high three starts. Entered season as backup to Daunte Culpepper. Completed 51 of 89 passes for 795 yards with eight TDs and four INTs for a 98.3 passer rating. 10/28 at TB: Saw first NFL action. 12/2 at PIT: Entered the game in the fourth quarter after injury to Culpepper. Finished 11 of 15 passing for 200 yards with two TDs and one INT. Hooked up with Michael Bennett for 80-yard TD, the longest pass play to a running back in franchise history, and fired a 12-yard scoring strike to Randy Moss. 12/9 vs. TEN: Led Vikings to win in his first career start as he completed 21 of 31 passes for 348 yards and four TDs, including a 73-yard TD pass to Randy Moss to seal the win in the fourth quarter. Earned NFL Player of the Week honors. 12/16 at DET: Started and completed 18 of 38 passes for 243 yards with TD passes of 66 and 13 yards. Became only quarterback in franchise history to have a 60-yard completion in three consecutive games. 12/23 vs. JAX: Started and was forced to leave game after injuring his right thumb following three attempts. Was inactive for final two games .


Three-year starter at St. Cloud State .Ranked second in school history in total offense (5,050), third in passing yards (4,354), fourth in completions (326) and TD passes (30) .Named honorable-mention All-North Central Conference .Threw only six INTs in 206 attempts as a junior .Sat out one season after transferring from South Dakota State to St. Cloud State in 1992 .Also played basketball for three years at St. Cloud State .Ranked seventh in school's basketball history in 3-point field goals (68) and ninth in steals (94) while he scored 563 career points .Graduated with a degree in sports sociology.


Married (Courtney) with daughter, Aivary, and son, Aidan .Attended Russell Tyler-Ruthton (Minnesota) High .Earned all-state honors as a senior .Also earned all-state honors in basketball .Won National High School Slam Dunk Contest in Arizona .Brothers, Shane and Troy, were starters on the football and basketball teams at South Dakota State .Shane is the pitching coach for Iowa's women's softball team .Born in Ruthton, Minn. .Full name: Todd Bouman.

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