The result of that play was a mild concussion and a neck injury. Boller came in to replace him in the final seconds of the first quarter, and completed 17 of 31 passes for a 58% completion percentage, 3 touchdowns, 226 yards, and one interception.
Faced with a 9-point deficit with remaining, Boller connected with Mark Clayton for a 62-yard TD pass to start a come-back attempt.
He passed for California prep record of 4,838 yards and threw for 59 TDs, the 2nd-best mark in California prep history, and ended the season completing 290 of 454 passes (63.9%).
Because of this, he was considered by many to be the best prospect to emerge from The Valley Region of Los Angeles since John Elway came out of Granada Hills High School in 1979.
He was the second quarterback selected from the Pac-10 conference after the Cincinnati Bengals selected Carson Palmer from USC with the first overall pick.
He started the first 9 games of the season, going 5–3, before being injured (thigh) in a game against the St. He was inactive for most of the rest of the season, being replaced by backup Anthony Wright, as he also had to have surgery to repair a muscle in his quadriceps.
In Week 6 of the 2006 NFL season, Mc Nair was sacked by Carolina Panthers defenders Mike Rucker and Chris Draft.
When the Ravens defense gave up their second touchdown of the day, Boller was called upon to score again.
This time, he faced 68 yards and was given to score a touchdown, to still be behind in the game.
He set career highs, completing 258-of-464 (55.6%) for 2,559 yards with 13 TDs and 11 INTs.
He also rushed 53 times for 189 yards and his 1st-career rushing TD.
He played for the Ravens from 2003 to 2008, the St.