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D.J. Boldin
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BIOGRAPHY: Two-year starter awarded all-Conference honors as a senior after leading Wake Forest in receiving, posting 81/848/3. Caught 11 passes for 127 yards as a junior when he was a reserve receiver. Sat on the sidelines with academic issues in 2006. Started six games as a redshirt freshman, and caught 15 passes for 224 yards.

POSITIVES: Bolden is a prospect on the rise and a receiver who will get late round consideration. He does the little things well enough to be a productive fourth wideout in the NFL.

NEGATIVES: Marginal speed and not a deep threat. Was never really productive until his senior season at Wake Forest.

ANALYSIS: Strong possession receiver, took his game to another level last year. Consistent hand catcher who extends and then makes the reception away from his frame. Very quick transitioning from making reception to running after the catch, and keeps the play in bounds trying to pick up positive yardage. Effectively uses his frame to shield away opponents and protect the pass, and he almost always makes the tough catch in a crowd. Comes back into the clearing to make himself an available target, and he plays smart football. Willing blocker downfield.


2009 Receiving Statistics
Receptions Receiving Yards Average Per Reception Receiving Touchdowns
81 848 10.47 3
2009 Rushing Statistics
Rushing Yards Attempts Average Per Rush Touchdowns
96 3.84 0
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