Curtis

Bolton

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#18

Linebacker
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 218
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Murrieta, Calif.
High School: Vista Murrieta HS

Bio

Season GP-GS UT AT Total TFL Sacks INT FF FR PBU
2015 4-0 0 0 0 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0 0 0
2016 12-0 9 2 11 1.0-1 0.0-0 0 0 0 0
2017 4-0 3 2 5 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0 0 0
2018 14-14 58 81 139 12.0-49 4.5-30 0 0 2-48 2
Career 34-14 70 85 155 13.0-50 4.5-30 0 0 2-48 2

2018
An All-Big 12 Honorable Mention choice by league’s coaches ... a second-team midseason All-American by AP ... started all 14 games at linebacker ... ranked second on team, third in Big 12 and 22nd nationally with his 9.9 tackles per game ... scored three touchdowns (two on special teams and one on defense) ... registered nine tackles and a half sack in CFP Semifinal at the Orange Bowl vs. No. 1 Alabama (12/29) ... led team with 10 tackles in Big 12 Championship win against No. 9 Texas (12/1) ... registered 10 tackles and a 48-yard fumble return for a touchdown at No. 12 West Virginia (11/23) ... recorded a team-high 10 tackles (1.0 TFL) and returned a blocked punt nine yards for a touchdown against Kansas (11/17) ... had eight tackles, 1.5 TFL, a half sack and a pass breakup vs. Oklahoma State (11/10) ... registered four tackles and a half sack at Texas Tech (11/3) ... made seven tackles and had a career-high 2.5 TFL against Kansas State (10/27) ... had six tackles and a sack at TCU (10/20) ... recorded a team-high 13 tackles, a sack and a TFL versus Texas (10/6) … made 16 tackles and a fumble recovery against Baylor (9/29) ... set a career high with 23 tackles (fourth most in school history) against Army (9/22) ... made nine tackles and had a pass breakup at Iowa State (9/15) ... recorded eight tackles, 2.0 TFL and 1.5 sacks against UCLA (9/8) ... registered six tackles, a TFL and his first career touchdown with a blocked punt recovery in end zone in season opener versus Florida Atlantic (9/1) to earn Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week honor.

2017
Played in four games ... made one tackle at Baylor (9/23) but suffered season-ending ankle injury ... matched career high with three tackles against UTEP (9/2).

2016
Played in final 12 games, primarily on special teams ... posted a career-high three tackles on special teams vs. Kansas State (10/15).

2015
Played in four games ... made collegiate debut against Akron (9/5) and also saw action against Kansas State (10/17), Texas (10/10) and West Virginia (10/3).

2014
Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL
Three-star recruit by ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports ... posted 109 total tackles with 75 solo stops as a senior ... also recorded 13.0 sacks and caused two fumbles with one fumble recovery as a senior ... No. 44 outside linebacker (247Sports and Scout) ... No. 79 outside linebacker (ESPN) ... No. 50 player in California (247Sports) ... No. 66 player in California (Rivals) ... No. 72 player in California (ESPN) ... also received offers from Arizona, Iowa State and Washington.

PERSONAL
An Arts and Sciences planned program major.

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