Brock Bolen

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Brock Bolen
No. --     Free agent
Fullback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-03-24) March 24, 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth: Piqua, Ohio
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 232 lb (105 kg)
Career information
High school: Germantown (OH) Valley View
College: Louisville
Undrafted in 2009
Debuted in 2009 for the Jacksonville Jaguars
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Rushing yards 14
Yards per carry 7.0
Receptions 3
Receiving yards 21
Total Touchdowns 0
Tackles 8
Stats at NFL.com

Brock Bolen (born March 24, 1985) is an American football fullback who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Jacksonville Jaguars as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He played college football at University of Illinois and at Louisville. He is the son of Gail and Jim Bolen, who was a mercenary in Vietnam.[1]

High School Career[edit]

Valley View High School[edit]

Ranked the No. 1 fullback by Tom Lemming coming out of Valley View High School where he rushed for 2,087 yards and 40 touchdowns as a senior, while running for 2,287 yards and 43 touchdowns during his junior campaign. He totaled 6,099 yards and 108 touchdowns during his high school career and was a three-time Most Valuable Player. Voted first-team All-State by the Dayton Daily News and Middletown Journal Herald, Brock Bolen garnered first-team All-District, All-League, All-Conference honors and was a PrepStar All-Region selection. He set seven school rushing and scoring records and was the Middletown Journal's Player of the Year and was named the nation's top high school fullback his senior year.[2]

College career[edit]

Louisville Cardinals[edit]

Solid two-year performer at running back after transferring from Illinois... versatile back who runs with power and can catch the ball out of the backfield... finished second on the team in rushing... has two 100-yard rushing games at Louisville.[3]

Professional career[edit]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

Bolen was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Jacksonville Jaguars on April 26, 2009. He was signed to the Jaguars' practice squad on September 6, 2009. On December 14, Bolen was promoted to the active roster. Bolen spent the 2012 season on injured reserve.

Cleveland Browns[edit]

On July 24, 2013, Bolen signed with the Cleveland Browns.[4] On August 19, 2013, Bolen was cut by the Browns.[5]

Personal[edit]

Bolen is married to his wife, Haley. They reside in Waynesville, Ohio with their daughter Avery, and Boxer puppies, Diesel and Nellie.

His father, Jim Bolen, protected the Rhodesian border (a region that is now Zimbabwe) from terrorists who would murder villagers at night, crossing in from Mozambique. He was a bodyguard for Larry Flynt and was a Green Beret. He is also the author of "No Guts, No Glory: My Life as a Brawler, Soldier, Mercenary, Bounty Hunter, Bouncer, Bodyguard, Businessman and All-Around Nice Guy."[6]

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