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Rhett Bomar

Rhett Bomar - #15 - QB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 225 lbs.
Birthday 07/02/1985
Birthplace Grand Prairie, TX
College Sam Houston State
Years played 2
Drafted 2009, 5th round, 15th pick by Giants

2011 free-agent tracker, by position

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 9:31 p.m. ET
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Posted Aug. 08, 2011
Bomar returned to training Monday with the rest of the team after being arrested on suspicion of drunken driving over the weekend.||||||| Bomar, 26, was booked about 5:15 a.m. Sunday for third-degree driving while intoxicated, Blue Earth County Jail spokeswoman Amber Carlson said. Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said Bomar addressed the team prior to practice Monday morning at Minnesota State University and apologized for his actions.
Posted Aug. 08, 2011
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Rhett Bomar has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving.||||||| Blue Earth County Jail spokeswoman Amber Carlson says Bomar was booked about 5:15 a.m. Sunday on third-degree driving while intoxicated. Carlson says Bomar has been released. The Vikings picked up the 26-year-old quarterback in late December from the New York Giants practice squad. He was a 15th pick of the fifth round in the 2009 draft after playing two seasons at Sam Houston State.
Posted Sept. 05, 2010
Bomar is back with the New York Giants.||||||| Bomar, who threw more passes than any other Giant this preseason, was among seven players signed to the team's practice squad on Sunday.
Posted Sept. 05, 2010
Bomar was waived by the Giants.||||||| Bomar lost his job when the Giants acquired veteran quarterback Sage Rosenfels from Minnesota. Rosenfels previously backed up gunslinger Brett Favre with the Vikings. "Bomar's progress has been outstanding," coach Tom Coughlin said. "He's worked very, very hard. He did receive a lot of attention, he did make progress and he did show us what he can do."
Posted Sept. 03, 2010
Bomar completed 11 of 24 passes for 171 yards with one touchdown and one interception in the Giants' 20-17 win over New England in their preseason finale Thursday.||||||| Bomar is expected to act as Eli Manning's backup this season.