Todd Bankhead

Todd Bankhead
Position: Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1977-06-06) June 6, 1977
Place of birth: San Diego, California
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
College: UMass
Undrafted: 2000
Career history
Career Arena statistics
Comp. / Att.: 53 / 105
Passing yards: 613
TD-INT: 8-1
QB Rating: 83.55
Player stats at

Todd Andrew Bankhead (born June 6, 1977) is a former American football quarterback who played two seasons in the Arena Football League with the New Jersey Gladiators and Georgia Force. He first enrolled at Palomar College before transferring to the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He attended Orange Glen High School in Escondido, California. Bankhead was also a member of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League.

Early years

Bankhead played high school football for the Orange Glen High School Patriots. He recorded 2,400 passing yards during his high school career and was team captain his senior year. He also played basketball for the Patriots and was a member of National Honor Society.[1]

College career

Palomar College

Bankhead played his first two season of college football for the Palomar Comets. He completed 47 of 84 passes for 703 yards with three touchdowns his sophomore year completed 73 of 153 for 1,010 yards with six touchdowns as a freshman.[1]

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Bankhead played his final two season of college football for the UMass Minutemen. He recorded career totals of 7,018 yards passing, 561 completions, 51 touchdown passes, 931 attempts and 6,821 yards of total offense for the Minutemen. He set single-season records in his junior season with 3,919 yards passing, 303 completions, 34 touchdown passes, an average of 261.3 yards passing per game, 3,756 yards of total offense and 525 attempts. Bankhead helped the Minutemen to the NCAA Division I-AA National Championship in 1998. He established a school record with a 63.5 percent completion ratio when he had 258 completions in 406 attempts for 3,099 yards and 17 touchdowns hi senior year. He received second-team All-Atlantic 10 Conference honors as a junior and senior.[2]

Professional career

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Bankhead signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on June 15, 2000. He was released by the Tiger-Cats in December 2000.[3]

New Jersey Gladiators

Bankhead played with the New Jersey Gladiators during the 2001 Arena Football League season.[4]

Georgia Force

Bankhead was signed by the Georgia Force on December 28, 2002.[5]


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  2. "Former UMass Quarterback Todd Bankhead Signs With The CFL's Hamilton Tiger-Cats". June 20, 2000. Archived from the original on December 27, 2014. Retrieved December 26, 2014.
  3. "Todd Bankhead". Retrieved December 26, 2014.
  4. "Todd Bankhead". Retrieved December 26, 2014.
  5. "Historical Team Transactions". Retrieved December 26, 2014.
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