Thursday, May 3, 2012
The Temple Terrace native and Berkeley Prep grad will make his first trip to a professional football mini-camp this weekend.
It was early Monday morning when Colin Boss received a call from the Washington Redskins inviting him to their rookie mini-camp. “I’m ecstatic,” Boss said of the opportunity. “I hope to work up to the next mini-camp, the real training camp, and eventually a roster spot.” The mini-camp isn’t a Redskins contract offer, but it’s Boss’ first shot at going pro. Boss, a Temple Terrace native and Berkeley Prep grad, is entering the mini-camp after graduating from Middle Tennessee State University where he played on the Blue Raiders’ offensive line. He made the 2011 Rimington Trophy watchlist and was a first team All-Sunbelt pick last year. He missed getting invited to the 2012 NFL Combine, which could have diminished his hopes for getting drafted…
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Temple Terrace native Colin Boss has agreed to join the Washington Redskins.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Middle Tennessee State's center Colin Boss continues to gain recognition.
Former Berkeley Prep Buccaneer lineman Colin Boss continues to capture headlines in his senior year at Middle Tennessee State University. The Blue Raiders muddled through a 2-10 season, but Boss has emerged as one of the team’s top players. He was recently named to first-team all-conference for the Sun Belt Conference. Boss was the only Blue Raider named to first team, and the third offensive lineman to garner first team honors since the team joined the Sun Belt Conference in 2001. According to the team website, Boss was part of an offensive line that allowed the fewest sacks in the nation. Boss himself never allowed a sack and tallied 40 knockdowns. He had 27 career starts for MTSU. “It’s exciting,” Boss said of his success. “It’s nice to…
Thursday, September 1, 2011
The young athlete grew up in Temple Terrace, played high school football for the Buccaneers and is now one of the nation's premier offensive linemen at Middle Tennessee State.
Colin Boss is a great example of homegrown talent. He grew up in Temple Terrace and played football for the Berkeley Prep Buccaneers. Now he’s a prominent member of the offensive line for the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders, a Division I football program near Murfreesboro, TN, and a member of the Sunbelt Conference. Boss has grabbed media headlines in Tennessee by being named to the 2011 Rimington Trophy Watchlist. The trophy has been awarded since 2000 to the nation’s best center, and past winners like Maurkice Pouncey (Florida), Daivd Bass (Michigan), and Ben Wilkerson (LSU) have been drafted into the NFL. Boss is in his fifth year with the Blue Raiders. After red-shirting his freshman year, Boss was the “all around backup” as a …