June 2, 2006
Bolden is ready for primetime
Looking for a sleeper? Football recruiting fans from coast to coast are always looking for a dynamic, athletic, ultra-quick playmaker whose popularity has been mostly concealed to date.
In the 2007 class, that guy might be Ontario, Calif., Colony athlete Omar Bolden. With two offers, blazing speed, and the academics to boot, Bolden should get ready for more primetime recruiting coverage.
A 5-foot-10, 190-pound Titan running back at barely 4-year old Colony high school, Bolden ran for 656 yards and 5 touchdowns in just 8 games, and while those numbers don't leap out at you, the 2007 prospect accomplished that on just 83 carries (7.9 yards per carry). Playing both ways (mostly at linebacker), Bolden also racked up 40 tackles, a sack, and an interception. He played most of the season with some nagging injuries - the result of which made the Titan star miss three full games.
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