The Opening Evaluation: DB Bubba Bolden

July 22 -- Las Vegas (Nev.) Bishop Gorman four-star safety Bubba Bolden made a push to be the top safety in the West at The Opening Finals...

Evaluation Notes:

Las Vegas (Nev.) Bishop Gorman four-star safety Bubba Bolden moved in to the top safety spot in the West after putting the exclamation point on a big junior season and an even better spring with an all-Opening performance.

Bolden is a rangy safety with good coverage skills and ability to take away the deep part of the field.  He's strong against the run but also extremely dependable in coverage.

He has good closing speed and will make the big hit, but is also a pretty sure tackler too instead of just trying to go for the kill-shot.  He constantly plays the ball and shows high-level ball skills.

Bolden is 6-2.5, 200 and still looks like he could add more weight but not lose any athleticism or speed if he grows.

Recruiting Notes:

Bolden decommitted from USC last week and is now strongly considering Arizona State, Colorado and UCLA and more schools are trying to get back in it. 

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