C.J. Duncan 19
C.J.  Duncan
RS Senior

Montgomery, Ala.

High School:
St. James School

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 203





VU celebrates 2018 Commencement

Student-athletes cap careers with Vanderbilt degrees


Eleven Commodore seniors pursuing NFL dream

Senior standouts either rookie free agent signees or minicamp invitees


Dore seniors await NFL draft

Three-day NFL Draft begins Thursday night in Dallas


Shurmur earns statewide honor

State sportwriters recognize Shurmur for stellar effort in win over Tennessee


Commodores smash Tennessee in finale

Dores hand Volunteers worst series loss in Knoxville since 1920


Football at Tennessee | Photos by Joe Howell (11/25/17)

Photos from Vanderbilt's 42-24 victory over Tennessee in Knoxville. Photos by Joe Howell (11/25/17)


Football at South Carolina | Photos by Zach Bland (10/27/17)

Vanderbilt football on the road at South Carolina. Photos by Zach Bland (10/27/17)


Vanderbilt vs. Ole Miss

The Commodores traveled to Oxford to take on Ole Miss Saturday afternoon.


Vanderbilt vs. Georgia

Vanderbilt football team takes on Georgia Saturday afternoon at Vanderbilt Stadium.


9-30-17 - Florida (Howell)

Vanderbilt at Florida (9-30-17)

Duncan enjoyed his finest season as a Commodore in his final season... Appeared in every game as wide receiver and kick returner... Earned eight starting assignments at wide receiver... Established several single-season career highs as senior, including 52 receptions, 517 receiving yards and five touchdown catches... Reception total ranked No. 7 among all Southeastern Conference receivers... Joined fellow senior Trent Sherfield as the only Commodore receivers to post a catch in every game... Had at least three receptions in 10 of 12 games, topped by eight-catch, two-touchdown effort at South Carolina... Registered 99 receiving yards and a touchdown on six receptions in season-finale victory at Tennessee.. Contributed a touchdown and 52 receiving yards in early-season victory over nationally ranked Kansas State... Posted seven catches for 70 yards against Kentucky... Also had 50 yards on three kick returns... Concluded career with 20 starts in 36 appearances... Tied for 11th on the Commodore all-time list with 124 receptions... Amassed 1,452 receiving yards and nine touchdown catches during career. 


Healthy after missing the entire 2015 season, Duncan returned to enjoy a key role in the Commodore wide receiving corps... Played in all 13 games, utilized as a wide receiver and return specialist... Earned starting assignments against Western Kentucky, Auburn and Tennessee... Topped all Commodore receivers with 44 receptions and 494 receiving yards... Arguably most consistent target for QB Kyle Shurmur, posting a catch in 12 games... Had four or more catches in seven games, including four SEC contests... Matched single-game high with seven receptions at Auburn... Registered season-high 89 receiving yards at Missouri... Had six catches for 47 yards vs. NC State in Camping World Independence Bowl... Longest catch of the season - 31-yarder - was instrumental in Commodores' comeback win at Western Kentucky... Also registered 52 yards as limited punt-kick returner.

Duncan did not see action in his third year on campus after suffering a lower leg injury in preseason camp... Expected to be at full strength for 2016 preseason camp.

Duncan was one of the Commodores' most productive wide receivers as a redshirt freshman contributor... Played in 11 of 12 games, missing the season finale due to injury... Earned nine starts at WR, with initial career start coming vs. Ole Miss... Finished the season as the team's third leading receiver with 28 catches... Duncan's 441-yard receiving total ranked second to TE Steven Scheu... Shared team high with four touchdown catches... Posted a catch in 10 of 11 appearances... Set career highs with seven catches and 119 receiving yards in victory over Charleston Southern... 65-yard touchdown catch from QB Johnny McCrary vs. Charleston Southern marked the team's longest offensive play... Had four catches in wins over UMass and Old Dominion, and notched three receptions against SEC foes Kentucky and Georgia... Also had two rushing attempts and four kickoff returns for 69 total yards.

Did not play as a true freshman, who opened eyes during fall practices as one of the team's most versatile athletes... Worked at a number of offensive skill positions, including quarterback, running back and receiver, during the season... Moved to wide receiver during spring drills.

High School
Two-year captain... Started as QB and DB for Montgomery private school... Two-time All-Metro pick by Montgomery Advertiser... As senior QB, guided Trojans to 4A state playoffs, rushing for 861 yards and 12 TDs and passing for 1,010 yards... Played every snap, including on special teams, in final game of career, a narrow loss to eventual 4A state champion... As junior, accounted for 33 TDs and compiled 2,885 total yards... Produced 2,227 yards of total offense and 12 TDs as sophomore QB... Multi-year starter as guard on basketball team and outfielder in baseball... Academic honors student.

Clarence J. Duncan... Majoring in Political Science... Son of Clarence and Helena Duncan... Born March 24, 1995... Has one brother, Collin... Dad serves as CEO at Adam/Synergy; mom is regional president for Liberty Bank and Trust... Interned during summer months of 2015 in office of Davidson (Tenn.) County Circuit Court Judge Randall Wyatt... Involved in community service efforts at school.

Career Highs
Receptions: 8, at South Carolina, 10/28/2017
Total Yards: 119 yards, vs. Charleston Southern, 10/11/2014
Longest Reception: 65 yards, vs. Charleston Southern, 10/11/2014
Touchdowns: 2, at South Carolina, 10/28/2017

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