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The Bobcats have to be so excited with the play of their incoming speedy wide receiver Darius Bolden from Cypress Falls in the Houston suburbs. The 6-0, 175 pound player and soon to be Bobcat was a stud for the Golden Eagles in high school as he had 10 catches for 100 yards, 2 touchdowns in only one junior varsity game as a junior. He was also active in Track and Field, he registered in the Long Jump: 21 feet; Triple Jump: 41 feet. He also ran on the 4×100, 4×200, 4×400 relay teams.

Bolden was the number one receiver in statistics in the Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District with 38 catches for 753 yards and a average of 19.82 yards per catch with 5 touchdowns and a long catch of 62 yards in 2007.

He was blowing by receivers in the secondary and he should have been thrown to deep several times in the 17-15 North’s come from behind win at the Alamodome. Bolden was a force making several key catches during the game. The Bobcats will definitely benefit from his speed and agility this coming season.
Bolden was named First-Team All-District 17-5A, First-Team All-Greater Houston and Second-Team All-State 5-A selection by Texas High School Coaches Association. He had 63 receptions for 1206 yards and 10 touchdowns for 9-3 Golden Eagles. He also represented Texas in the Bayou Bowl All-Star Game versus Louisiana in Baytown recently.

Bolden spoke to newstreamz.com postgame and said, “It’s great to be a Bobcat, I am ready. I want to do what I did at Cy-Falls and break records at Texas State. The football coaching staff is great and the setting with the river is beautiful in San Marcos.”

From Staff Reports

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Darius Bolden, future Bobcat, gets tackled at the Alamodome in the open field for the South squad.
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Bolden signals in the play for the South squad.

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