After seeing considerable playing time as the back-up to Adrian Mitchell, moves into the starting role his junior season. Has more interceptions than any player on the Wave roster.
2002: Started the first three games of the season at strong safety. Ranked 10th on the team with 57 tackles (33 solo) and recorded at least two tackles in every game. Led the team and posted a season-high 11 tackles (nine solo) against Houston (9/2). Tallied interceptions against Memphis (9/21) and UAB (10/19), returning the Memphis pickoff 29 yards. Brought the UAB INT back seven yards before lateralling to Sean Lucas, who took it the rest of the way for a touchdown. Also rushed for three yards and a first down on a fake punt against Memphis. Credited with seven tackles against UAB (10/19) and six against Navy (10/26). Earned special teams player of the game award versus Southern and was the co-Defensive Player of the Game versus Houston.
2001: Earned Conference USA All-Freshmen Team honors after playing in all 12 games and starting seven as a true freshman. Ranked sixth on the team in tackles with 60 (42 solo), including three tackles for loss. Also forced three fumbles, second on the team. Tallied a career-best 10 tackles with his first career sack and a forced fumble against UCF (9/22). Had a 25-yard interception return for a touchdown, seven tackles, two pass deflections and a forced fumble in the Wave's win over TCU (10/13). Also forced a fumble in the LSU game (9/1).
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year starter at quarterback at Southwest Dekalb in suburban Atlanta. Named to the 2000 All-Metro Atlanta team. One of the 2000 Dekalb County Super Eleven. Member of the All-Dekalb County team as a junior in 1999. Career totals included 2,580 yards passing and 1,680 yards rushing with 54 total touchdowns (23 passing, 31 rushing) and just 12 interceptions. As a senior, passed for a career-high 1,050 yards and nine touchdowns. Rushed for 600 yards and 11 scores. Coached by William "Buck" Godfrey.
PERSONAL: Trawick Jerome Boger. Born June 25, 1983 in Atlanta, Ga. The son of Janice and Jerome Boger. Majoring in sociology after qualifying for the honor roll in each semester of high school. His father was a four-year football starter at Morehouse College, while his uncle, Lennard Robinson, played for Howard University.
Boger's Career Defensive Stats