Phil Bogle (born September 27, 1979) is a former American football guard and assistant head coach and general manager for the Philadelphia Soul of the Arena Football League. He was signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent in 2003. He played college football at New Haven.
|Born:||September 27, 1979|
Spring Valley, New York
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||310 lb (141 kg)|
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|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
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|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Player stats at NFL.com · PFR · CFL.ca (archive) · ArenaFan.com|
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. 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.
Bogle attended the University of New Haven from 1999 to 2002, starting every game for the team at offensive tackle during his career. 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. He was also the 2002 Cactus Bowl MVP and 2003 New Haven Male Athlete of the Year.
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. During his rookie season, Bogle worked at both guard and tackle and started 13 of the 16 games in which he appeared. Bogle also recorded three tackles on the year. That season, Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson rushed for more than 1,600 yards.
During the 2004 offseason, Bogle received an extra $74,754 from the league's performance-based pay program. After dealing with a knee injury in the spring, Bogle failed to make the Chargers' roster in September and was released. 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. Bogle was released by the team again on October 4.
First stint with BuccaneersEdit
Following his release from the Browns, Bogle was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on August 16, 2005. 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. Bogle's two-year contract contained base salaries of $310,000 in 2006 and $385,000 in 2007. That same month, Bogle was drafted by the Hamburg Sea Devils of NFL Europe. The Buccaneers waived Bogle again on July 28, 2006.
First stint with SoulEdit
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.
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. He appeared in 16 regular season games and three postseason games as the team won ArenaBowl XXII. He caught seven passes for 60 yards and six touchdowns on the season as an eligible-receiver lineman.
Second stint with BuccaneersEdit
On August 20, 2008, Bogle was re-signed by the Buccaneers to improve the team's offensive line depth. Fullback J. D. Runnels was waived to make room for Bogle on the 80-man roster. However, Bogle was waived by the Buccaneers on August 30.
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.
Bogle signed with the Dallas Vigilantes on January 8, 2010.
Bogle is the son of Glen Bogle. He has one brother named Conroy and four sisters named Keesha, Shannon,Yolanda and Julisha. During the offseason, he resides in Port St. Lucie, Florida.
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