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Omar Bolden
S #31
Height:
5-10
Weight:
195
Age:
26
College:
Arizona State
Hometown:
Ontario, Calif.
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
19
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 46 39 7 0.0 0 1 0 0 -- 0 0 0 1
2014 DEN 15 0 19 16 3 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2013 DEN 16 1 14 11 3 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2012 DEN 16 0 13 12 1 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 IND W 31-24 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 KC W 24-17 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @SEA L 20-26 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 ARI W 41-20 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 @NYJ W 31-17 2 0 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 SF W 42-17 4 4 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 SD W 35-21 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 @NE L 21-43 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 @OAK W 41-17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 @STL L 7-22 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 MIA W 39-36 3 3 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 @KC W 29-16 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
14 BUF W 24-17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 @SD W 22-10 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 @CIN L 28-37 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 OAK W 47-14 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Bio

• A fourth-year safety who appeared in 47-of-48 possible regular-season games (1 start) and all five postseason contests during his first three NFL seasons with the Broncos, ranking second on the club with 24 special-teams tackles during that span.

• Posted a team-high 12 special-teams tackles for the Broncos in 2014 and returned 13 kickoffs for 429 yards with his 33.0 average ranking first among NFL players (min. 10 ret.).

• Transitioned from cornerback to safety in 2013 and contributed 11 defensive tackles (8 solo) in 16 games played (1 start) for Denver.

• Totaled a team-high 14 kickoff returns for 270 yards (19.3 avg.) and ranked third on the club with nine special-teams stops as a rookie in 2012.

• Started four years for Arizona State University and totaled 138 career tackles (112 solo), seven interceptions (114 yds.) and 21 pass breakups.

• Voted one of four unanimous first-team All-Pac-10 Conference players following his redshirt junior season in 2010 at cornerback in addition to receiving second-team all-conference recognition as a return specialist.

• Played 29 consecutive games to begin his collegiate career, including 23 starts during that period, before suffering a mid-season injury in 2009 and being granted a medical redshirt by the NCAA.

• Selected by the Broncos in the fourth round (101st overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.


• A fourth-year safety who appeared in 47-of-48 possible regular-season games (1 start) and all five postseason contests during his first three NFL seasons with the Broncos, ranking second on the club with 24 special-teams tackles during that span.

• Posted a team-high 12 special-teams tackles for the Broncos in 2014 and returned 13 kickoffs for 429 yards with his 33.0 average ranking first among NFL players (min. 10 ret.).

• Transitioned from cornerback to safety in 2013 and contributed 11 defensive tackles (8 solo) in 16 games played (1 start) for Denver.

• Totaled a team-high 14 kickoff returns for 270 yards (19.3 avg.) and ranked third on the club with nine special-teams stops as a rookie in 2012.

• Started four years for Arizona State University and totaled 138 career tackles (112 solo), seven interceptions (114 yds.) and 21 pass breakups.

• Voted one of four unanimous first-team All-Pac-10 Conference players following his redshirt junior season in 2010 at cornerback in addition to receiving second-team all-conference recognition as a return specialist.

• Played 29 consecutive games to begin his collegiate career, including 23 starts during that period, before suffering a mid-season injury in 2009 and being granted a medical redshirt by the NCAA.

• Selected by the Broncos in the fourth round (101st overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.


CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Denver as a draft choice 5/18/12. 2014: Bolden played 15 regular-season games, totaling seven solo tackles on defense and a team-high 12 special-teams stops... Added 13 kickoff returns for 429 yards (33.0 avg.)... Recorded two special-teams tackles (1 solo) at Sea. (9/21)... Notched a season-high three solo tackles in the team’s 42-17 win vs. S.F. (10/19)... Made his first career special-teams fumble recovery in the third quarter at K.C. (11/30)... Recorded a career-long 77-yard kickoff return at Cin. (12/22), the longest by a Bronco since 9/29/13... Followed up his career-long return in Game 15 with a 76-yard kickoff return to start the second half vs. Oak. (12/28)... Led the team with two special-teams stops in Denver’s AFC Divisional Playoff Game vs. Ind. (1/11).
2013: Bolden appeared in all 16 regular-season games (1 start) for the second consecutive season and made the transition from cornerback to safety... Totaled a career-best 11 tackles (8 solo) and added three special-teams stops... Appeared in all three postseason games for the Broncos... Made his first career start vs. S.D. (12/12).
2012: Selected by the Broncos in the fourth round (101st overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft, Bolden played all 16 regular-season contests as well as Denver’s playoff game during his rookie year and ranked third on the club with nine special-teams stops to go along with four defensive tackles and a pass breakup... Returned a team-high 14 kickoffs for 270 yards (19.3 avg.).
COLLEGE: Bolden was a four-year starter at Arizona State University, where he totaled 138 tackles (112 solo), seven interceptions (114 yds.) and 21 pass breakups during his collegiate career... Missed his 2011 senior campaign after suffering a knee injury during spring practices... Selected as one of four unanimous first-team All-Pac 10 Conference performers as a cornerback in 2010 in addition to receiving second-team all-conference accolades as a return specialist... Saw action in 29 straight games to begin his career with the Sun Devils before an injury midway through the 2009 season that led to a medical redshirt.
PERSONAL: Bolden attended Colony High School in Ontario, Calif., where he played running back and cornerback... Named the CIF Central Division Most Valuable Player and the Inland Valley Player of the Year following his senior campaign in which he led Colony to its first CIF title by winning the league rushing crown (2,003 yards and 26 touchdowns)... Totaled 80 tackles and one interception on defense during his final prep season... Graduated from ASU in the spring of 2011 with a degree in interdisciplinary studies (justice studies/sociology)... Created a website (www.omarbolden.com/positive-living) and designs elastic bracelets to promote the benefits of optimistic thinking through “Positive Living”... Omar Bolden was born on Dec. 20, 1988, in Ontario, Calif.

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