Predators Assigned Former Utah Blaze Quarterback Jason Boltus
Saturday February 22, 2014
ORLANDO, FL – The Orlando Predators continued to bolster their roster Friday, as the team has been assigned former Utah Blaze quarterback Jason Boltus.
Boltus (6-3, 215, Hartwick College) previously played in the Canadian Football League with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Hamilton Tiger-Cats before joining the AFL's Utah Blaze in 2013. The quarterback completed 118 of 188 passes for 1,425 yards and 31 touchdowns in 14 games with the Blaze, after filling in for former AFL MVP Tommy Grady.
Boltus could not be more excited to be in Orlando, and he is eager to start competing in training camp. “I am excited to be a part of a new organization and I’m ready to get to work,” said Boltus. “This team has a ton of potential and I am excited to be in a position to lead and help this team win a lot of games this season.”
During his collegiate career, Boltus broke school records at Hartwick College while earning All-Conference accolades; The quarterback was named the Empire 8 Conference Offensive Player of the Year, and is the all-time leader in total offense. Boltus passed for 13,276 yards and 134 during his four-year career and earned an invite to the NFL Combine despite playing for a Division III school.
ABOUT ORLANDO PREDATORS: The Orlando Predators are managed by Pearsall Holdings, L.P. under the supervision of majority owner David Pearsall. The team plays in the Arena Football League among fourteen total teams in the AFL. The Predators are going into their 23rd season and have appeared in the playoffs 20 times and have gone on to play in the ArenaBowl seven times, winning the championship in 1998 and 2000.