Bolden (6-3, 214) is a junior from Orchard Lake, Michigan who is one of several Nittany Lions who are considering transferring after the sanctions imposed on Penn State in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal. Bolden was not likely to be named the starter at the quarterback position for Penn State this season. Due to his two seasons of experience, Bolden could give LSU depth at the quarterback position behind starter Zach Mettenberger.
Bolden was highly touted coming out of high school and has thrown for 2,045 yards, seven touchdowns and 14 interceptions for Penn State in two seasons. Bolden has also has a rushing touchdown.