#83 C.J. Bolar


Class Junior
Height 6'1"
Weight 190
Hometown Purvis, Miss.
High School Purvis

Student-Athlete Features

VUCommodores.com — Bolar Back in Mississippi

As a Sophomore (2019)
• Nine games played in injury-plagued season
• six starts at wide receiver
• 11 receptions, 79 yards, including long catch of 18 yards
• Posted at least one catch in six of his nine games
• Hauled in season-high three receptions at South Carolina
• Two catches against Georgia, Purdue and Ole Miss

As a Freshman (2018)
• 13 games played
• Eight starts
• Among 12 true freshmen to receive playing time during the season
• 34 receptions (Third on team, tied for fourth all-time by Vanderbilt freshman)
• 440 receiving yards and two touchdown catches
• Touchdown catches came in SEC play against Kentucky and Ole Miss
• First collegiate start against South Carolina
• SEC Freshman of the Week following win over Tennessee
• Career-high 93 receiving yards on six catches
• Five of six catches resulted in first downs
• Season-high seven catches vs. Tennessee State
• Season-long 49-yard reception at Kentucky
• Three catches for 43 yards, 24-yard rush vs. Baylor (Texas Bowl)

The Bolar File
• Prepped at Purvis (Miss.)
• Consensus three-star prospect
• 45 receptions, 896 receiving yards and 11 touchdowns as senior
• Two-time all-state
• Three-time all-district
• Two-time all-area
• Led team to 2015 district title
• Four-time honor roll member
• School’s Martin Luther King Jr. Award recipient
• Full name is Cornelius Jayvon Bolar
• Son of Nellisha and Desmond Bolar
• Mother played basketball at Southern Miss
• Father played football at Pearl River
• Two younger siblings: brother, Desmond Jr., and sister, Noa
•  Undeclared on a major

Career Highs
Receptions: 7, vs. Tennessee State, 9/29/2018
Receiving Yards: 93, vs. Tennessee, 11/24/2018
Longest Reception: 49, at Kentucky, 10/20/2018
Touchdown Receptions: 1 (2x) last vs. Ole Miss, 11/17/2014
Rushing Yards: 24, vs Baylor, 12/27/2018