Bobby Burling

Bobby Burling
Bobby Burling
Bobby Burling
Colorado Rapids
Defender
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Real Name: Bobby Burling
HT: 6' 5" WT: 195
Age: 31 (10/15/1984)
Birthplace: Clear Lake City, TX
Hometown: Monument, CO

HOW ACQUIRED: Selected by Colorado in Dec. 2014 Waiver Draft.

Burling is an experienced MLS center back, currently playing for his hometown club. He has the physical tools and is strong in the air, and can be especially effective in shutting down crosses in his own box.

OUTSIDE MLS: Played in the US Open Cup in 2014 and the CONCACAF Champions League in 2008-09, in both cases for Chivas USA.

COLLEGE: Played collegiate soccer at Loyola Marymount University in California. After playing as a forward the first three years, he was converted to a defender his season season and was named to the All-West Coast Conference team.

NOTESUsed to watch Rapids matches at Mile High Stadium in the early years as a fan...Also played basketball in high school, serving as captain of his soccer and basketball teams and named to all-state academic teams in both sports for four straight years.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2016Colorado Rapids15151132509218030
2015Colorado Rapids22222195809332191
2014Chivas USA22201180708129071
2013Chivas USA231801651011436060
2012Chivas USA3302700008010
2011San Jose Earthquakes232302041111222042
2010San Jose Earthquakes18161141019318050
2009San Jose Earthquakes7605620214000
2009Chivas USA3101510201000
2008Chivas USA20180165907120130
2007Chivas USA00000000000
Career Totals-156142512834268171882384
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