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Robbie Bosco

Born: Jan 11, 1963

Birthplace: Roseville

Profession: American football player

Nationality: United States

Robbie Bosco

Date of Birth : Jan 11, 1963
Birth Place : Roseville

Robbie Bosco is a former American football quarterback who played college football at Brigham Young University. He is a native of Roseville, California. In 1984, Bosco took over as starting quarterback at BYU after the graduation of Steve Young. In his first season as a starter, Bosco guided the Cougars to a perfect 13–0 record. BYU finished the season by defeating Michigan, 24–17, in the Holiday Bowl, clinching the school's first and only national championship. Despite injuries to his knee, ankle, and rib, he led the Cougars back from a 17–10 fourth quarter deficit. His 13-yard touchdown pass to Kelly Smith with 1:23 left in the game secured the victory. Bosco completed 283 of 458 passes for 3,875 yards and 33 touchdowns during the 1984 regular season. He led the nation in passing yardage, and finished second, behind Doug Flutie of Boston College, in pass efficiency. He finished third in the voting for the Heisman Trophy. In Bosco's senior season, BYU finished with an 11–3 record. He completed 338 of 511 passes for 4,273 yards, throwing 30 touchdown passes that year. Against New Mexico, Bosco set a school single-game record by passing for 585 yards.


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