LSU Gold
Wide Receiver
Lafayette, La.
High School
St. Thomas More HS

Talented Louisiana product who will be among the leaders for LSU on the offensive side of the ball in 2022 … Made an immediate impact as a true freshman in 2021, catching a team-best 43 passes for 489 yards and 3 TDs … Spent time at tight end and wide receiver as a true freshman but has since made the move to wide receiver on a full-time basis under Brian Kelly … Precise route runner with tremendous hands … Makes the difficult catch look routine … Extremely gifted athlete who excelled in football and basketball in high school … Won a combined five state titles in high school (3 basketball, 2 football) … Comes from an LSU family as two of his uncles – Brett and Blain – both played football at LSU and his aunt Brenna Bech was on LSU’s first soccer team … His older brother Tiger Bech played football at Princeton, earning All-Ivy League honors as a return specialist in 2017 and 2018 … Parents are Martin and Michelle Bech, both graduates of LSU.

Appeared in 13 games, starting 7 times … Led team in receptions with 43 and ranked third on squad in receiving yards with 489 … Added 3 receiving touchdowns … Caught at least one pass in his first 12 college games … Receiving touchdowns came against Central Michigan, Alabama and Arkansas … Made collegiate debut against UCLA, catching one pass for 17 yards … Scored first collegiate touchdown on a 20-yard reception in second quarter in win over Central Michigan … Had breakout game vs. Auburn with career-highs for receptions (7) and yards (84) … Hauled in a career-long 40-yard reception on third-and-15 against Auburn that setup a field goal to put LSU up 13-0 in the second quarter … Caught an 8-yard TD pass in the third quarter at Alabama that pulled the Tigers to within 20-14 … In comeback win over Texas A&M, extended LSU’s game-winning drive with an 11-yard reception on fourth-and-6 at the LSU 19-yard line … LSU scored five plays later with 20 seconds remaining in the contest to win, 27-24.

Standout wide receiver at St. Thomas More High School in Lafayette, Louisiana … Won a combined five Louisiana Division II State Championships during his prep career … Member of St. Thomas More basketball team that won three straight titles from 2019-21 … Won state titles in football as both a junior and senior … Capped high school career with 173 receptions for 3,236 yards and 37 touchdowns in 35 games … As a senior, caught 69 passes for 1,391 yards and 16 touchdowns … In 2018 as a sophomore helped St. Thomas More to an 11-2 record and a state runner-up finish … As a junior, helped lead St. Thomas to another 11-2 record and the Division II Louisiana State Championship … Rated as a four-star recruit and a Top 10 player in the state of Louisiana by ESPN and Rivals recruiting services… Rated a 3 Star Recruit by 24/7 Sports and the No. 13 overall player in Louisiana… Hauled in 91 passes for 1,668 yards and 20 touchdowns as a junior … First-team All-State as both a junior and senior … Named second team All-America by MaxPreps following the 2020 season … A Sports Illustrated All American Candidate … Coached by James Hightower.

Jack Bech’s Career Highs
Receptions: 7 vs. Auburn, 2021
Receiving Yards: 84 vs. Auburn, 2021
Receiving TDs: 1, 3x (Last: vs. Arkansas, 2021; First: vs. Central Michigan, 2021)
Longest Reception: 40 vs. Auburn, 2021

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