Joe Bolden 35
Joe  Bolden

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
Colerain

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 232

Position:
LB

Birthdate:
08/19/1993

Experience:
Sr.


08/27/2015

Bolden, Kerridge Selected Captains of Team 136

Bolden, Kerridge Selected Football Captains for 2015 Season

07/31/2015

Kornacki: Bolden Leads Wolverines into Senior Season

Kornacki: Bolden Leads Wolverines into Senior Season

07/15/2015

Bolden, Ross Tabbed to Butkus Watch List

Football's Bolden, Ross Tabbed to Butkus Watch List

07/09/2015

Three Wolverines to Join Coach Harbaugh at Big Ten Media Days

Three Wolverines to Join Harbaugh at Big Ten Football Media Days

04/20/2015

Bolden Named to 2015 Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List

Football's Bolden Named to 2015 Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List

09/12/2014

Joe Bolden Profile

Linebacker Joe Bolden, who recorded a career-high 10 tackles last week at Notre Dame, talks expectations, maturity, and his familiarity with U-M's next opponent Miami (Ohio).

08/12/2014

Countdown to Kickoff - Day 18

LB Joe Bolden talks about his love for the game and what he works on day in and day out going into 2014 in MGoBlue.com's latest Countdown to Kickoff installment.

CAREER GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS

CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 14 - Maryland, 2014
TFLs: 2 - twice (last: Indiana, 2014)
Sacks: 1 - 5x (last: Indiana, 2014)

At Michigan

• Three-year letterman
• Has appeared in 38 games at linebacker, making 16 starts.

Junior (2014)
• Earned third varsity letter
• Appeared in 12 games, making 12 starts
• Recorded 102 tackles, four TFLs and two sacks

OHIO STATE (Nov. 29)
• Tallied nine tackles and one QB hit

MARYLAND (Nov. 22)
• Posted a career-high 14 tackles

NORTHWESTERN (Nov. 8)
• Tallied seven tackles

INDIANA (Nov. 1)
• Recorded nine tackles, including one sack and two TFLs

MICHIGAN STATE (Oct. 25)
• Posted a career-high 12 tackles

RUTGERS (Oct. 4)
• Led team with 10 tackles for second straight week

MINNESOTA (Sept. 27)
• Matched his career high with 10 tackles
• Posted one sack and 1.5 TFLs

UTAH (Sept. 20)
• Recorded six tackles and 0.5 TFLs

MIAMI (OH) (Sept. 13)
• Recorded a team-high seven tackles and had one pass break up

NOTRE DAME (Sept. 6)
• Tied career high with 10 tackles

APPALACHIAN STATE (Aug. 30)
• Recorded five tackles.

Sophomore (2013)
• Earned second varsity letter
• U-M Athletic Academic Achievement award
• Appeared in 13 games at linebacker, making four starts
• Also contributed on special teams
• recorded 54 tackles, 4.0 TFLs and two sacks

KANSAS STATE (Dec. 28)
• Made four stops and recorded one sack

OHIO STATE (Nov. 30)
• Made five tackles, including first career sack

MICHIGAN STATE (Nov. 2)
• Registered eight tackles

PENN STATE (Oct. 12)
• Tallied six tackles

CONNECTICUT (Sept. 21)
• Recorded a team best six tackles, including one for-a-loss
• Earned Meyer Morton spring award for player who showed the greatest development and most promise as a result of spring practice.

Freshman (2012)
• ESPN.com All-Big Ten Freshman Team
• BTN.com All-Big Ten Freshman Team
• Earned first varsity letter
• Appeared in 12 games as a reserve linebacker and 13 games on special teams
• Posted 31 tackles, 16 solos, four tackles for losses, one sack and one fumble recovery

SOUTH CAROLINA (Jan. 1)
• Posted three tackles and one TFL

IOWA (Nov. 17)
• Notched six tackles, including five solos and two tackles-for-loss ...

NORTHWESTERN (Nov. 10)
• Recorded two tackles and his first career fumble recovery

MASSACHUSETTS (Sept. 15)
• Recorded first career sack for a loss of 24 yards

AIR FORCE (Sept. 8)
• Posted a career-high 10 tackles

ALABAMA (Sept. 1)
• Made career debut as a reserve linebacker and special teams contributor

Prep
• attended Colerain High School (2011) coached by his uncle, Tom Bolden

Key Statistics
• Totaled 86 tackles, six tackles for loss, three sacks, one forced fumble and one interception returned for a touchdown as a senior

Honors and Rankings
• Participated in the Under Armour All-America Game and was chosen as captain
• Selected to the All-Ohio Football first team as a senior (2011)
• Was three-time all-conference first-team choice

Other Sports
• Earned three letters in baseball.

Personal
• Joseph Daniel Bolden was born August 19, 1993
• Father, Dan, played football at Hanover College
• Enrolled in the School of Kinesiology, majoring in sport management.


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