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#10 Jaray Jenkins Season 2024

Wide Receiver
Jena, La.
High School
Jena HS

2022 LSU Graduate (Interdisciplinary Studies)

Three-year starter at receiver for the Tigers …. Appeared in 43 games with 20 starts … 89 career receptions for 1,370 yards and 14 TDs … Team leader who mentored younger players … Graduated in August of 2022 with a degree in interdisciplinary studies.

Appeared in 13 games, starting 7 times at wide receiver … Caught 27 passes for 404 yards and a team-best 6 TDs … Opened season with five receptions for 46 yards and a pair of TDs against Florida State … His final TD against Florida State pulled LSU to within one point on the final timed down of the game … Scored on a career-long 54-yard reception in win over Florida … Caught 3 passes for 72 yards vs. Georgia in SEC Championship Game … Other TDs came against Mississippi State and Ole Miss.

Played in all 13 games, starting 6 times … Started season-opener at UCLA and then 5 of LSU’s final 7 games … Caught at least one pass in 11 of 13 games … Ranked second on team in both receiving yards (502) and receiving TDs (6) and third in receptions (34) … Had best game of career in upset of Texas A&M with 8 receptions for 169 yards and 2 TDs … Scored game-winning TD with 20 seconds remaining against Aggies, hauling in a 28-yard pass from Max Johnson to put the Tigers up for good 28-24 … Scored on a 45-yard reception from Johnson in the second quarter against Texas A&M, extending LSU lead to 10-0 … Had 1 catch vs. Kansas State in the Texas Bowl, scoring on a 23-yard pass from Jontre Kirklin … Made the most of his 4 receptions (50 yard) in win over Florida as he scored a career-best 3 times against the Gators … Scored on passes of 28, 5, and 1 yard against the Gators with the 1-yard reception proving to be the game-winner in the 49-42 LSU victory … Followed Florida game with 4 receptions for 52 yards at Ole Miss and 4 receptions for 54 yards at Alabama.

Appeared in all 10 games, starting seven times … Fourth on team with 23 receptions for 397 yards and two TDs … Caught at least one pass in nine of 10 games … Opened season with career-best five receptions for 85 yards, including a 47-yard catch … Caught four passes for 65 yards and a touchdown in road win over Florida … His first quarter TD vs. Florida tied the game at 7-7 and capped an 11-play, 75-yard drive … Scored what proved to be the game-winning points in win over Arkansas with a 13-yard TD reception to put the Tigers up 27-24 with 3:59 left in the contest … Had three catches vs. Arkansas and South Carolina and two against Vanderbilt, Auburn and Texas A&M.

Played in seven games with no starts … Caught five passes for 67 yards, all coming against Northwestern State … Had career-long 35-yard reception in the win over the Demons … Also saw action on special teams.

Did not see any game action as a true freshman in 2018 … Slow to get college career started due to broken leg suffered in high school.

Four-star recruit by ESPN and a member of the ESPN300 coming out of Jena High School … Caught 111 passes for 1,960 yards and 27 touchdowns while adding 448 rushing yards and nine rushing touchdowns in his first three years of high school … Doubled as a scoring threat in the return game as well, returning both punts and kickoffs for touchdowns during his career … Fractured his tibia in the first game of his senior season … Played on both sides of the ball, earning all-district honors at three different positions during his prep career.

Jaray Jenkins Career Highs
Receptions: 8 vs. Texas A&M, 2021
Receiving Yards: 169 vs. Texas A&M, 2021
Receiving TDs: 3 vs. Florida, 2021
Longest Reception: 54 at Florida, 2022

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