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Curtis Bolden
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dorchester, MA

High School:
Belmont Hill

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 220

Position:
LB

One of nine starters that return to the Eagles defense for 2001...quick line backer that brings valuable experience to the Boston College defensive unit....started all 11 games last season plus the Aloha Bowl vs. Arizona State.

2000 Season
Was seventh on the team with 45 tackles, four of them for a loss...had a career-high seven tackles vs. Notre Dame (Nov. 11) and also had six tackles against Army (Sept. 9) and Rutgers (Oct. 28)...also had five tackles at West Virginia (Sept. 2) and Connecticut (Oct. 7)...returned an interception 22 yards against Army for a touchdown....made two tackles in the Aloha Bowl.

1999 Season
Saw action in four games.

1998 Season
Redshirted.

High School
A versatile athlete, Bolden served as captain for all three of his teams at Belmont Hill ? football, basketball and track...earned all-New England and all-Independent School League honors as a junior and senior tailback/linebacker at Belmont Hill...rushed for 1,750 yards in his final two seasons, including 800 in 1997...made 50 tackles on the other side of the ball...led Belmont Hill to a 7-1-1 record and the 1997 New England Class C title game...was ranked among Tom Lemming?s top 15 recruits in the East...was a four-year starter for head coach Kevin Fleming...played in the 1998 Massachusetts Shriners Football Classic...was also a member of Belmont Hill?s basketball and track teams; earned All-League basketball honors as a junior and senior.

Personal
Curtis Charles Bolden, born February 3, 1980...enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences with a major in English...served as co-chairman of Belmont Hill?s Diversity Committee...Curtis is the son of Michele and Curtis Bolden.

TACKLESGUAATotalTFLYdsPDFFFR
1999100000000
20001127184549402
TOTAL1227184549402

Bolden Game-by-Game in 2000

Tackles
OpponentUAATotal For Loss
West Virginia 4150-0
Army3360-0
Navy2131-2
Virginia Tech 1230-0
Connecticut2351-3
Syracuse0220-0
Pittsburgh3250-0
Rutgers4261-3
Temple1011-1
Notre Dame 5270-0
Miami2020-0
Arizona State 2020-0

Q&A With Curtis Bolden
The best part of playing football at BC is: being the only Division I program around.
The BC player who will surprise people this year is: Brian St. Pierre.
The most interesting class I ever took at BC is: Business Law.
The word in the dictionary that my picture should be next to is: Dreadlocks.
My favorite spot on the BC campus is: Lower Dining Hall.
My favorite spot in Boston is: Lansdowne Street.
If I could compete against any BC athlete (non-football) it would be:
Troy Bell (men?s basketball).
My favorite pregame ritual is: to say a prayer.
My favorite stadium, other than Alumni Stadium, to play in is: the Orange Bowl.
The people who have helped me the most at BC is: Coach Bill McGovern.
If I could bring anything from my hometown to BC it would be: my house.
The CD that is in my player the most is: any Mobb Deep album.
The sports teams I followed when I was younger were: the Los Angeles Lakers and the New England Patriots.
My favorite part of the Aloha Bowl was: winning it.
The top three teams in college football this year will be: the only one that matters is us.

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