American football player
| (1986-08-21) August 21, 1986 (age 29)|
Baldwinsville, New York
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Jason Boltus Wikipedia
Jason Boltus (born August 21, 1986) is a professional American football quarterback who is currently a free agent. Boltus was signed as a street free agent by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League in 2009. He played Division III college football for the Hartwick Hawks, where he was also the team's punter.
Boltus attended University at Albany, SUNY after graduation from high school, where he continued his football career. He red-shirted as a true freshman, but transferred to Hartwick College. As a junior in 2007, Boltus won the Melberger Award as the nation's top NCAA Division III player.
Prior to the 2009 NFL Draft, Boltus was projected to be undrafted by NFLDraftScout.com. He was rated as the 22nd-best quarterback in the draft.
Boltus retired after the 2016 season. On June 7, 2017, he signed with the Jacksonville Sharks of the National Arena League (NAL). He played in 2 games, starting 1, in 2017, completing 17 of 38 passes for 196 yards, 5 touchdowns and 0 interceptions. He also scored one rushing touchdown. He started the final game of the regular season in order to give starter Damien Fleming some rest before the playoffs.
In 2014, Boltus became the quarterbacks coach at Mount Dora High School in Mount Dora, Florida. In 2015, Boltus became the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Ocoee High School in Ocoee, Florida. In March 2017, Boltus was named the new head coach at Ocoee High School.
His younger brother Jeremy, a 2011 United States Military Academy graduate, plays lacrosse for the Denver Outlaws of Major League Lacrosse. He has a twin brother, Jeffrey, who played lacrosse at SUNY Cortland and now coaches football for West Genesee High School in Camillus, New York. He is married to Amanda Barton, assistant field hockey coach at Utica College.