Global Conference 2017

Speaker's Biography

Anquan Boldin

Detroit Lions, National Football League; Founder, Anquan Boldin Foundation

Anquan Boldin is currently a free agent and 14-year veteran of the National Football League. He ranks fourth for active receiving yards and fifth for active receiving touchdowns. Prior to his time with the Detroit Lions, he played with the San Francisco 49ers (2013–15), the Baltimore Ravens (2010–12), and the Arizona Cardinals (2003–9). He has made two Super Bowl appearances, winning it all in 2012 with the Ravens. Anquan is the fastest player to record 600 career receptions, the third fastest to record 700 career receptions, and the fifth fastest ever to gain 7,000 receiving yards. He has tallied five 1,000-yard seasons, is a member of the 1,000 catches club, and has made three career Pro Bowl appearances. In 2016 Anquan received the NFL’s highest honor, Walter Payton Man of the Year. He was selected as the 2013 MVP and for the Bill Walsh Award for the San Francisco 49ers, nominated as the Baltimore Ravens Walter Payton Man of the Year Award in 2010 and 2012, and was given the Ed Block Courage Award by the Arizona Cardinals.


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