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Northwest Bearcats

Blake Bolles

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Blake Bolles

Quarterback

Height6-4
ClassSenior
HometownLincoln, Neb.
High SchoolLincoln Southwest
MajorCorporate Recreation
MinorCoaching

2009

Named a first-team All-American by D2Football.com ... first-team All-MIAA ... second-team All-Region by Don Hansen's Football Gazette and Daktronics ... two-time MIAA Offensive Player of the Week ... started all 15 games ... set MIAA single-season records for passing yards (4,145), touchdown passes (42) and total offense (4,258), posting numbers that ranked fourth, second and fourth in the nation, respectively ... completed a program-record 69.5 percent of his passes ... completed a program-record 37 passes vs. Washburn (10/24) ... tied Northwest's single-game record for touchdown passes twice, tossing five at Missouri Western (10/3) and at Fort Hays State (10/31) ... passed for a season-high 421 yards vs. Central Missouri (11/7) - third-highest tally in program history ... had four games of 300-plus yards passing ... threw at least four touchdown passes in six games and threw at least one touchdown in all 15 games ... broke a 71-yard touchdown run in a second-round playoff game against Abilene Christian (11/21) ... had four rushing touchdowns on the season ... accounted for all 72 yards (8-for-8, 70 yards pass, 1 rush, 2-yd TD) during a nine-play drive that gave Northwest a 16-13 lead vs. Washburn with 47 seconds left ... threw a 26-yard touchdown pass to Jake Soy on 4th-and-4 with 10 minutes remaining in the national championship game against Grand Valley State (gave Northwest a 30-20 lead) ... also punted eight times on the season including six that were downed inside the 20-yard line

2008

Played in all 15 games ... usually quarterbacked the third or fourth drive each game ... completed 51-of-71 passes for 546 yards and six touchdowns ... carried 63 times for 356 yards and six touchdowns ... quarterbacked 33 drives during the season, 18 of which resulted in touchdowns ... didn't commit a turnover all season ... ran for two touchdowns and threw for a career-high 108 yards on 8-of-11 passing against Missouri Southern (11/8) ... threw two touchdowns against Southwest Baptist (9/6) ... rushed for a career-high 51 yards and a score against Abilene Christian (11/29) ... also punted twice during the year, both times inside the 20-yard line

2007

Played in five of 14 games ... completed 10-of-16 passes for 131 yards and a touchdown ... carried 11 times for 39 yards and a score ... carried three times for five yards in his collegiate debut against Missouri Western (9/15) ... first career pass attempt was a 17-yard completion against Truman (9/22) ... threw his first touchdown, an 8-yard pass to Greg Applegate, in the fourth quarter against Truman (9/29) ... completed 3-of-4 passes for a season-best 48 yards against Missouri Southern (11/10) ... had a 3-yard touchdown run against Missouri Southern ... took the final snaps in the Bearcats' playoff win against West Texas A&M (11/24) ... punted once against Truman for 23 yards (kick was fair caught at the 10-yard line)

2006

Redshirt Season

Lincoln Southwest High School

Two-year letterwinner in football and basketball ... was an all-city selection and earned honorable mention all-state honors as a senior ... tossed for 879 yards and four touchdowns as a senior ... also earned all-state honors on the baseball diamond

Personal

Son of Lanny and Lana Bolles ... born Dec. 4, 1987

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Passing

G

CMP-ATT-INT

YARDS

TD

LONG

PCT

AVG/P

AVG/G

EFFIC

2007

5

10-16-0

131

1

33

62.5

8.2

26.2

151.9

2008

15

51-71-0

546

6

46

71.8

7.7

36.4

164.3

2009

15

312-449-13

4145

42

89

69.5

9.2

276.3

172.1

2010

14

289-459-11

3846

30

82

63.0

8.4

274.7

150.1

Total

49

662-995-24

8668

79

89

66.5

8.7

176.9

161.1

 

Rushing

G

ATT

YARDS

TD

LONG

AVG/C

AVG/G

2007

5

11

39

1

11

3.5

7.8

2008

15

63

356

6

29

5.7

23.7

2009

15

76

113

4

71

1.5

7.5

2010

14

106

248

5

54

2.3

17.7

Total

49

256

756

16

71

3.0

15.4

 

Punting NO. YARDS LONG AVG
2007 1 23 23 23.0
2008 2 55 32 27.5
2009 8 238 38 29.8
2010 6 208 41 34.7
Total 17 524 41 30.8