10  Tavon Bolden
Tavon Bolden

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Aldine HS

Last College:
Missouri

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 205

Position:
DB

Experience:
TR


08/13/2013

Memphis Football Preseason Camp - First Day in Full Pads

The Tigers suited up in full pads for the first time today in preparation for two-a-days starting tomorrow.

Memphis opens up the 2013 season hosting Duke on September 7.

08/09/2013

Memphis Football Preseason Camp - Day Two

Day two of preseason camp is in the books for the Memphis Tigers football team and it was another scorcher. Watch highlights and interviews from day two right here on the Memphis Tiger Network.

08/08/2013

Memphis Football Preseason Camp - Day One

The Memphis football team opened up their preseason camp today. Check out some highlights from the first day and hear from junior DB Bobby McCain and head coach Justin Fuente.

08/14/2013

Memphis Tigers Preseason Practice 6

Images from the Tigers sixth practice, the first of two held Wednesday.

2011-12 (Sophomore/Junior - Missouri)



Sat out both the 2011 and 2012 seasons at Missouri ... prior to the 2011 season, had a solid spring camp earlier in the year and was named Missouri's most improved safety.

2010 (Redshirt Freshman - Missouri)



Was a key player on special teams, primarily on the kickoff coverage unit at Missouri during redshirt freshman season ... Made appearances in all 13 games and ended with 14 total tackles ... Saw first collegiate action in season opener against Illinois, recording one tackle ... Added one tackle in each of the next two games and recorded three stops against Miami (Ohio) ... Had a tackle against Texas A&M and Oklahoma ... Made one stop in the Texas Tech game and added a tackle against Kansas State ... Recorded a pair of tackles vs. Iowa State and had one in the regular season finale against Kansas.

2009 (Freshman - Missouri)



Redshirted first season at Missouri.

Prep



ESPN.com ranked him as the nation's No. 64 prep safety prospect, and said he has all of the tools to be a very good college defender - size, speed, agility, ball skills, range and instincts ... That outlet also said he shows toughness and aggressiveness on run support ... Was a First-Team All-District selection as a senior in 2008 after he had 30 tackles and a fumble recovery ... Also averaged just under 25 yards on kickoff returns ... Also played a little receiver, and had four catches in 2008 for 123 yards and two touchdowns, good for a whopping 30.8 yards per catch average ... A good all-around athlete who has also lettered for his school in the sports of basketball and track and field ... High school coach was Bob Jones.

Personal



Son of Thomas and Carol Bolden ... Born Nov. 25, 1990 in Houston ... Interdisciplinary Studies major.
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