LSU Gold
Position
Wide Receiver
Height
6'2
Weight
200
Class
Graduate Student
High School
Parkview HS
Hometown
Lilburn, Ga.
Previous School
Liberty
Experience
TR

2023 Second-Team All-Conference USA

One of two talented wide receivers who transferred to LSU during the offseason … One of the top receivers in Conference USA in 2023, earning second-team all-conference honors at Liberty … Played 4 years at Liberty, appearing in 32 games with 20 starts … Offensive standout for Liberty team that posted a 13-1 mark in 2023 and played in a New Year’s Six Bowl for the first time in school history (vs. Oregon in Fiesta Bowl) … Ranked among the leaders in Conference USA in all receiving categories in 2023, catching 55 passes for 1,067 yards and 10 TDs … Joins LSU with 7 career 100-yard games, 5 coming in 2023 … Has 106 career receptions for 1,954 yards and 21 touchdowns.

JUNIOR SEASON (2023 at Liberty)
Had breakout season, leading Liberty in receptions (55), yards (1,067) and TDs (10) … Earned second-team All-Conference USA honors … Ranked No. 2 in CUSA in TDs (10) and receiving yards (1,067) and No. 5 in receptions (55) … Averaged 19.4 yards a catch … Played in all 14 games with 11 starts … Had 5 100-yard receiving games with a career-high of 157 yards against Sam Houston State and New Mexico State in the Conference USA Championship Game … Other 100-yard games came against New Mexico State during the regular season (129 yards on 4 receptions), vs. Old Dominion (137 yards on 7 receptions) and Buffalo (106 yards on 4 receptions) … Scored a touchdown in nine of the 14 games with a career-best 2 vs. Old Dominion … Capped season with 8 receptions for 79 yards against No. 6 Oregon in the Fiesta Bowl.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2022 at Liberty)
Played in 4 games due to injuries … Had 1 start (vs. BYU) … For season, caught 3 passes for 38 yards and a TD … Had 2 catches for 30 yards and a TD vs. BYU.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2021 at Liberty)
Played in all 13 games with 6 starts … Had 37 receptions for 629 yards and a team-high 7 TDs … Caught at least 1 pass in every game … Had career-best 8 receptions for 118 yards vs. Army … Had first 100-yard game of career with 130 yards on 7 receptions vs. North Texas … Scored a pair of TDs in games vs. Old Dominion and North Texas … Caught 1 pass for 39 yards in win over Eastern Michigan in Lending Tree Bowl.

TRUE FREHSMAN SEASON (2020 at Liberty)
Appeared in 11 games with 2 starts … Starts came against Syracuse and Southern Miss … Caught 11 passes for 220 yards and 3 TDs … Caught 3 passes for 59 yards, including a 42-yard TD, vs. Southern Miss … Had season-high 96 yards receiving and a pair of TDs on 2 receptions vs. Western Carolina.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 3-star prospect from Parkview High School … As a senior, caught 93 passes for 1,411 yards and 15 TDs … Twice earned second-team all-county honors … Two-time first-team all-region selection … Helped Parkview to 2 regional titles … Also participated in basketball and track and field.

CJ Daniels’ Career Highs
Receptions: 8, 2x (Last: vs. Oregon, 2024 Fiesta Bowl
Receiving Yards: 157, 2x (Last: vs. New Mexico State, 2023 CUSA Championship Game)
Receiving TDs: 2, 3x (Last: vs. Old Dominion, 2023)
Long Reception: 75 at Buffalo, 2023

CJ Daniels’ Career 100-Yard Games (7)

2023
157 (5 rec.) vs. Sam Houston State, Oct. 5
157 (7 rec.) vs. New Mexico State, Dec. 1
137 (7 rec.) vs. Old Dominion, Nov. 11
129 (4 rec.) vs. New Mexico State, Sept. 9
106 (4 rec.) at Buffalo, Sept. 16,

2021
130 (7 rec.) at North Texas, Oct. 23
118 (8 rec.) vs. Army, Nov. 27

 

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