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Dominic BoldenClass: Senior
Previous School: University HS
Hometown: Orlando, Fla.
Coaching Insight: Three-year starter … fastest player on the team … very explosive with tremendous acceleration … has great hands … will be looked upon to pick up where Brandon Turner and Wynton Jackson left off … 2007 (Jr): Big South second-team all-conference honoree as a kickoff returner … named to the Sports Network's honorable-mention All-America team as a kickoff return specialist … saw playing time in all 11 games … started against Charleston Southern, VMI and Gardner-Webb … ranked third on the team with 415 receiving yards … tied for the team lead with six touchdown receptions … fourth on the squad with eight total touchdowns scored … led the team and Big South and ranked No. 2 nationally by averaging 32.0 yards per kickoff return … the mark ranks second in the school record books behind Andrew McFadden's 37.8 kickoff return average set in 1995 … 671 total kickoff return yards ranks third best in program history … finished the year ranked No. 5 in Big South in all-purpose yardage (99.6 per game) and No. 9 in receiving yardage (37.7 per game) … also added four rushing attempts for 10 yards and seven tackles, which ranked eighth in the Big South among non-defensive players in total tackles … four receptions for 63 yards and two kickoff returns for 33 yards against Tusculum to open the season … four catches for 35 yards, including a touchdown, and two kickoff returns for 61 yards in Liberty's double overtime game at William & Mary … caught a season-high five passes for 76 yards at Elon, while returning three kick offs for 66 yards … scored each time he touched the ball against St. Francis, catching two touchdown passes for 39 total yards, while adding a 10-yard rushing touchdown … tallied a season-high five kickoff returns for 141 yards at Toledo … three kickoff returns for 89 yards and a punt return against Charleston Southern … caught a 44-yard touchdown pass against Presbyterian … caught two touchdown passes for 52 and 14 yards against VMI, while setting a new school record with 198 kickoff return yards on three returns … returned one kickoff 83 yards for a school record, giving him his second three touchdown game of the year … was named the CSN National Special Teams Player of the Week following his performance against VMI … 2006 (So.): Saw playing time in all 11 games … started against Wake Forest … finished the year ranked third on the team with a career-best 12 receptions for 119 yards … averaged 9.9 yards per reception … tied for second on the squad with seven kickoff returns for 293 yards … averaged a team-best 41.9 yards per return … tied a school record by returning two kickoffs for a touchdown … one of only three players in the nation to return two kickoffs for a touchdown … helped Liberty finish the year ranked third nationally with an average of 25.6 yards per kickoff return … also helped the Flames become the only team in the nation to return three kickoffs for a touchdown … returned a kickoff 93 yards for a score against Coastal Carolina, tying for the fifth-longest kickoff return in school history … was named the team's "Special Teams Game Ball" winner against VMI as he tied a school record by returning a kickoff 97 yards to the end zone, tying a school record for longest kickoff return … also added three tackles (one solo and two assisted) as part of the Flames' special teams unit … twice named Big South Special Teams Player of the Week (Oct. 30 and Nov. 20) … 2005 (Fr.): Had a solid rookie season, seeing playing time in all 11 games and starting two contests as a true freshman … started the last two games of the year … ranked sixth on the team with 11 receptions for 191 yards and a touchdown … averaged 17.4 yards per catch … added six kickoff returns for 80 yards to rank second on the team in kickoff returns … also chipped in with 10 tackles, including eight solo stops and two assisted tackles … became the 41st player in school history to record a 100-yard receiving game by finishing with 104 yards on three receptions against Norfolk State, including a 21-yard touchdown catch in the Flames' season finale … Prep: Graduated from University High School … selected to play in the Kiwanis All-Star Game as a senior … All-Central Florida selection during his senior season, finishing the year with 26 receptions for 454 yards and four touchdowns, while adding two interceptions and three kickoff returns for touchdowns … also lettered in basketball and track and field … Personal: Son of Andre Bolden and Patricia Robinson … birthday is on April 4 … majoring in business with a concentration in marketing … also a member of the Flames track and field program … finished fifth in the long jump at the Big South Indoor Track and Field Championships.