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Father: Bolden to seek transfer

A day after Penn State's loss to Florida in the Outback Bowl, the father of true freshman Rob Bolden told Lions247.com that his son will seek a transfer from the school.

Ït's true, he's looking to leave Penn State,"said Robert Bolden, Sr. on Sunday afternoon. "He's notified the coaches, that's as far as it's gone so far. We're waiting on the next step now."

Bolden did not play in the Nittany Lions' New Year's Day Bowl loss to Florida, in which starter Matt McGloin threw five interceptions.

So far, according to Bolden, Sr., nothing has been made official, but Bolden would like to find a new home for the spring semester.

"They're not looking for him to leave, they don't want him to leave, but he no longer wants to play at Penn State. He's not happy at Penn State currently. If it was up to me, he definitely [would leave], without a doubt. He's definitely made it known that he does not want to be there anymore."

Bolden became the first Penn State quarterback to start a season opener for the Nittany Lions in August. He was knocked out of the win against Minnesota in October and relieved by McGloin.

Bolden started against Northwestern, but was quickly pulled in favor of McGloin.

He finished the season 112 of 193 passing for 1,360 yards, five touchdowns and seven interceptions.

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