Novo Bojovic

Novo Bojovic (born November 2, 1959) is a Yugoslav-born American former placekicker. Bojovic played college football at Central Michigan before embarking on a career in professional football which lasted nine years. Bojovic graduated from Central Michigan University in 1983 with a B.A. in Business & Marketing[1]

Novo Bojovic
Born: (1959-11-02) November 2, 1959 (age 61)
Podgorica, Montenegro formerly Titograd, Yugoslavia
Career information
Position(s)Placekicker
CollegeCentral Michigan
NFL draft1983 / Round:
Career history
As player
1983–1984Michigan Panthers (USFL)
1985Oakland Invaders (USFL)
1985St. Louis Cardinals (NFL)
1988–1992Detroit Drive (AFL)
Career highlights and awards

Playing careerEdit

Bojovic began his career in pro football with the United States Football League's Michigan Panthers in 1983. During Bojovic's rookie season of 1983 he played in his first of two USFL championship games. In the 1983 USFL championship game the Michigan Panthers defeated the Philadelphia Stars 24–22 to become USFL champions. After playing a second season with the Michigan Panthers in 1984 Bojovic along with other teammates joined the roster of the Oakland Invaders for the 1985 USFL season. This came about after the Michigan Panthers merged with Oakland Invaders following the 1984 season. Bojovic's career in the USFL ended with his second appearance in a USFL championship game. That year the Oakland Invaders lost to the Baltimore Stars 28–24 in the USFL's final championship game.

After three seasons in the USFL, Bojovic had a brief career in the National Football League playing with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1985. Bojovic played in just six games with the Cardinals during the 1985 season.

Bojovic next embarked on a successful five-year career in the Arena Football League with the Detroit Drive from 1988 to 1992. During his five years with the Detroit Drive the Drive won four Arena Bowl championships 1988, 1989, 1990 and 1992. In 1990, he was named Kicker of the Year by the AFL.[2]

While playing in the USFL Bojovic wore No. 3 when playing with both Michigan and Oakland and No. 11 with the St. Louis Cardinals.

Post careerEdit

Bojovic, utilized his business and marketing skills to embark on an over 25-year career in the Health & Safety field, and as of 2018 is the President of the B2B Industrial Supply Group[3] based out of Michigan.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.linkedin.com/in/novo-bojovic-83922514
  2. ^ "Arena Football League Awards". Arena Fan. Retrieved September 16, 2018.
  3. ^ https://www.linkedin.com/in/novo-bojovic-83922514

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