#19 QB Michael Boed
Jersey retired June 24th 2001 (4 years after last game played).
Michael Boed played 105 games for the Towers and never missed a single game.
Boed began playing football as an exchange student in the U.S in 1983. When the first football teams were founded in Denmark in 1987 Boed joined the Copenhagen Vikings. He remained with the Vikings until the team folded in 1990. He then joined the Towers in 1990 and stayed here until he finished his playing career in 1997./p>
As a QB Boed holds several Mermaid Bowl records:
– TD passes in one game (MB IV) – 8
– Completion percentage in one game (MB V) – 72%
– Career TD passes – 15 (MB IV 8, MB V 4, MB VI 3)
Being a true team player Boed finished his career as a WR and a FS since the Towers brought in QB Kip Keeso from the U.S in 1995 and 1996.
Boed was an extremely versatile player as evidenced by the MVP awards he received towards the end of his career:
MVP Offense 1995 (WR)
MVP Defense 1996 (FS)
Throughout his career Boed was known to be a great motivator and a leader by example. He was deeply involved in playbook design under several head coaches.
Boed briefly returned to the Towers when he agreed to serve as the Offensive Coordinator under Coach Corneliussen during the 2003 season.