Position
Wide Receiver
Height
5'11
Weight
186 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Lutcher, La.
High School
Lutcher HS
Major
Sport Administration
Experience
4L

Hard-working wide receiver that is the veteran of that position group … One of the team leaders for the Tigers … Another of LSU’s versatile athletes that has seen action on both sides of the ball during his career with the Tigers … High school quarterback so he’s comfortable with the ball in his hands … Also has the ability to return punts … Shifty runner that makes defenders miss … Can be used in both the passing game and running game on offense … Opted to return for a fifth season in 2021 … Has improved each year with the Tigers and is in position to have his best season in 2021 … Played in 48 games during his career at LSU, starting twice … 15 career receptions for 264 yards and three touchdowns … On pace to graduate in December … 12 of his 38 appearances came on the defensive side of the ball.

SENIOR SEASON (2020)
Played in 10 games with two starts … Among the team leaders with 13 receptions for 184 yards and three TDs … Scored first touchdown of his career on a 28-yard first quarter reception from Myles Brennan in win over Vanderbilt … Added a 29-yard TD reception from Brennan against Vanderbilt in the third quarter … Other touchdown came when he recovered a Kayshon Boutte fumble that rolled into the endzone against Alabama, which statistically was ruled an TD reception.

JUNIOR SEASON (2019)
Played in 14 games with no starts … Caught two passes for 75 yards, both coming against Northwestern State … Hauled in a career-long 65-yard pass in win over the Demons … Added three special teams tackles, including one against Clemson in the national championship game.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2018)
Played on both sides of the ball for the Tigers in 2018, seeing action at wide receiver and defensive back … Played in 12 games with no starts … Rushed twice for six yards and caught first career pass for five yards in win over Georgia … Returned two punts – one for five yards against Ole Miss and another for one yard against Florida … Had 2-yard rush against Georgia and a four yard carry against Rice … Did not record any defensive statistics in 2018.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2017)
Saw action in 12 games on special teams and defense … Recorded a tackle against Ole Miss and Tennessee.

HIGH SCHOOL
Incredibly gifted and versatile athlete that made the transition from dual-threat quarterback to the secondary in college … Swift and elusive with exceptional running ability … Demonstrates impressive instincts and has shown the ability to properly diagnose plays as a defender due to his offensive background … Unanimous 3-star prospect by Scout, ESPN, Rivals and 247 Sports … Rated as the No. 30 recruit in Louisiana … Ranked the No. 3 athlete in Louisiana by Scout … Voted to the 2016 All-State Class 3A Offensive Team by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association … Finalist for the Warrick Dunn Award, recognizing productivity on the field while displaying high-character, unselfishness and sportsmanship … Helped lead the Lutcher Bulldogs to repeat as Class 3A state champions … Accumulated 5,000 yards passing, added 1,700 rushing during his sophomore and junior seasons and accounted for 92 touchdowns during that span … Finished his career with 147 touchdowns, over 7,500 yards passing and 3,000 rushing yards … Coached by Dwain Jenkins.

PERSONAL
Majoring in sport administration.

Jontre Kirklin’s Career Highs
Receptions: 3 at Vanderbilt, 2020
Receiving Yards: 75 vs. Northwestern State, 2019
Receiving TDs: 2 at Vanderbilt, 2020
Longest Reception: 75 vs. Northwestern State, 2019

Rush attempts: 1, 2x (Last: 1 vs. Rice, 2018; First: 1 vs. Georgia, 2018)
Rushing yards: 4 vs. Rice, 2018
Rushing TDs: None
Longest Rush: 4 vs. Rice, 2018

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