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

Spent 2 years at LSU, appearing in 25 games with 11 starts … Caught 59 passes for 689 yards and 4 TDs … Entered transfer portal in December of 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 made the move to wide receiver on a full-time basis under Brian Kelly … 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 … Represented LSU and SEC Media Day in July of 2022.

Played in 12 games with 4 starts … Starts came vs. Florida State, New Mexico, UAB and Texas A&M … Finished season with 16 receptions for 200 yards and a TD … TD came vs. Southern on a 17-yard reception … Caught season-high 6 passes for 43 yards in win over New Mexico … Caught 2 passes for 43 yards vs. Georgia in SEC Championship Game.

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, 4x (Last: vs. Southern, 2022; First: vs. Central Michigan, 2021)
Longest Reception: 40 vs. Auburn, 2021

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