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Former Alabama WR Slade Bolden signs with the Atlanta Falcons

Slade Bolden runs with the football against Florida
Photo by Kent Gidley of Alabama Athletics

A 2020 College Football Playoff National Champion from Alabama is back in the National Football League.

Slade Bolden, a former Crimson Tide wide receiver, has signed with the Atlanta Falcons. NFL insiders Jordan Schultz and Tom Pelissero reported the news. Bolden was with the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent before getting cut after an injury.

He caught 24 passes for 270 yards and a touchdown in Alabama’s 2020 national championship season.

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Bolden totaled 42 catches for 408 yards and three scores in the Crimson Tide’s SEC Championship season in 2021.

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Stephen Smith is a 2015 graduate of the University of Alabama. He is a senior writer and reporter for Touchdown Alabama Magazine. He has covered Alabama football for 10+ years and his knowledge and coverage of the Crimson Tide's program have made him among the most respected journalist in his field. Smith has been featured on ESPN and several other marquee outlets as an analyst.

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