Overview
Rhett Bomar is a quarterback for the New York Giants, who selected him with the 151st overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft. Bomar played college football at Sam Houston State, where he played for two seasons after transferring from Oklahoma. Bomar is 6-feet, 3-inches tall and weighs 220 pounds.
Prep Career
At Grand Prairie High School in Grand Prairie, TX, Bomar was the starting quarterback for three seasons for his father, Jerry Bomar. He was the consensus No. 1 ranked quarterback recruit in the class of 2004, and finished his high school career with more than 6,000 yards passing.
Oklahoma
After sitting out the 2005 season as a redshirt, Bomar debuted for Oklahoma in 2005. He took over the starting job from Paul Thompson after one game, and finished the season with 2,018 yards passing. He was named the MVP of the 2005 Holiday Bowl, leading Oklahoma to a 17-14 win over Oklahoma.
Dismissal
Before the 2006 season, Bomar was dismissed from the Oklahoma football team. Bomar was involved in a scandal in which he received payments from a local car dealer who was also an Oklahoma football booster without having done any work at the dealership.
Sam Houston State
After sitting out the 2006 season, Bomar joined Sam Houston State for 2007. He played two seasons for the Bearkats, finishing his career as the all-time leading passer in Sam Houston State history. He threw for 5,564 yards in 19 games, and was a two-time All-Southland Conference selection (honorable mention in 2007, second team in 2008). After throwing for 3,355 yards and 27 touchdowns as a senior, Bomar was a finalist for the Walter Payton Award, given annually to the top player in the Division I Football Championship Subdivision.
NFL Career
Bomar was selected in the fifth round (151st overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft by the New York Giants. Before the 2009 season, Bomar signed a four-year/$1.935M contract with New York.

Bomar was waived by the Giants on Sept. 5, 2009, but re-signed to the team's practice squad three days later. Bomar was promoted to the 53-man roster for the Giants regular-season finale, but was not active for the game.
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