Colorado Offers Gateway Athlete

Colorado fans remember Gateway High School as the spot where the Buffs' staff was hot after linebacker/defensive end <b>Zach Latimer</b> a few years back before he eventually ended up at Oklahoma. Now they are all over Gateway star <b>Greg Bolling</b> and recently tendered an offer to the in-state prospect. Bolling says that family will play a major part in his college decision and that is helping CU's cause.

Height: 6-2
Weight: 180
40 time: 4.5
Bench: 195
Squat: 375
Clean: 190
From: Aurora, Colorado
High School: Gateway

As a junior, Greg Bolling had 51 catches for 905 yards and seven touchdowns. On defense, he recorded 62 tackles, three interceptions and one forced fumble. Bolling was named first team all-league on both sides of the ball and first team all-state on defense.

So what position will he play in college? "Schools have said they like me on both sides of the ball, but my guess is that I'll end up at wide receiver. I do not prefer to play receiver over defensive back, or anything. That is just where I think I'll end up. It doesn't matter to me what side of the ball I play on.

"I am tall and long. I have great athletic ability. I think I can do well at corner, safety or receiver in college."

He played at corner for Gateway last fall.

Bolling is looking at four main schools. "I like USC, Oklahoma, Colorado, and Notre Dame. I do not have a leader."

He attended a junior gathering in Boulder a few weeks ago where he was offered along with some other in-state prospects. "I want to major in Business and I know Colorado has a good program for that. It is a great school and it is close to home. I want to stay kind of close for college because my family can come watch me play and that is big for me. They will play a big part in what I do. I know my parents would kind of like me to stay here and go to CU."

Coach Wristen is after him for the Buffs. He could not make CU's Junior Day on Saturday due to family obligations.

Bolling was born and raised in Colorado and was a true Buff fan until recent years. "I liked Colorado back when they were competing for national championships on a regular basis. Over the last few years, I have kind of started following Oklahoma more because they have been good for many consecutive years."

He is undecided on what summer camps he may attend.

The Gateway star carries a 2.8 core GPA and is taking the ACT this Saturday.

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