Bolden skips chance at NFL draft

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By Natalie Rivers By Natalie Rivers

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- Arizona State cornerback Omar Bolden is returning for his senior season.

One of four unanimous choices to the Pac-10 all-conference first team, Bolden said he was coming back to finish what he started with his teammates. He had spent a month gathering facts about his NFL draft chances.

Bolden led the Sun Devils with three interceptions, including one for a touchdown, and had 52 tackles this season. The native of Ontario, Calif., also returned 11 kickoffs for a 29.2-yard average, including one for a 97-yard touchdown.

Bolden was granted an extra year of eligibility last March after missing most of the 2009 season with injuries.