Kim 'Bo' Bokamper began his career with the Miami Dolphins in 1976 as a first round draft pick. Over a 10-year career with the Dolphins, he played both linebacker and defensive end, earning Pro Bowl recognition in 1980 as a linebacker. During that time, the Dolphins played in two SuperBowls and three AFC championship games. Kim retired from the NFL in 1985. In 1990, he began a career in broadcasting, doing sports for WIOD radio as part of the Dolphins pregame and postgame shows. Eventually he began hosting regular sports talk shows in a variety of timeslots. Later, Kim moved to another radio station where he continued to participate in Dolphin programming in addition to being a talk show host. In 1996, Kim began working with CBS4 in Miami as a member of their on air sports team. Along with covering sports for the daily newscast, he also hosts shows and participates in the Miami Dolphin pregame show, 'Dolphin Weekly', at the site of every game and as of 2015 has retired from broadcasting.
Kim and his family have been Plantation residents for over 30 years and look forward to Bokampers becoming a favorite neighborhood destination for good times, great food and unparalleled sports coverage in South Florida's Ultimate Mega Sports Bars.
During a special ceremony prior to kickoff of the Miami Dolphins – New York Jets game on December 29, the Dolphins will induct four former players to the team’s Walk of Fame at the Joe Robbie Alumni Plaza at Gate C of Sun Life Stadium. The Walk of Fame is designed to honor the alumni, coaches and fans who have made significant contributions of the team's 47 year history.
The 2013 Walk of Fame induction class, selected by the Dolphins organization, each come from a different era of the historic franchise's 47-year history, are linebacker/defensive end Kim Bokamper, wide receiver O.J. McDuffie, running back Eugene ‘Mercury’ Morris and guard Keith Sims.
Kim Bokamper (1977-1985): Bokamper spent all nine of his NFL seasons with the Dolphins as a linebacker and defensive end appearing in 127 games with 103 in a starting role. A Pro Bowl selection at linebacker in 1979, he appeared in three AFC Championship games and two Super Bowls during his Dolphins career. Bokamper recorded 39.5 quarterback sacks as a member of the Dolphins which is tied for the eighth highest total in team history.