LSU Gold
Wide Receiver
New Iberia, La.
High School
Westgate HS

2020 Freshman All-America (Football Writers Association of America)
2020 Freshman All-SEC

One of the nation’s top receivers … Outstanding player in every phase of the offense … Creates matchup issues for any defense … Great hands and rarely drops a pass … Ability to score anytime he gets the ball in his hands … Playmaker who thrives with the ball in his hands and with space to work with … Emerged as LSU’s go-to wide receiver late in 2020 when Terrace Marshall opted out of the season in November … In only 16 career games, has scored 14 touchdowns … Has at least one reception in each game he’s appeared …. 83 career receptions for 1,244 yards … Has 5 100-yard games including SEC record 308 yards and 3 TDs on 14 receptions against Ole Miss in the 2020 season-finale … In 16 career games, has 5 or more receptions 9 times … His performance against Ole Miss is considered one of the best single-game efforts in Tiger Stadium history … In his 11 starts, has caught 13 touchdown passes … Has at least one TD reception in 7 of 11 career starts … Preseason All-America selection heading into 2022.

Appeared in 6 games … Had season cut short due to ankle injury suffered against Kentucky … Still led the Tigers in receiving yards (509) and touchdowns (9) despite missing the final seven games of the season … Ranked second on team in receptions (38) … Among the national and SEC leaders in receiving TDs at the time of his injury … Caught at least one TD pass in first five games of year, including three in season-opener at UCLA … Opened year with 9 receptions for 148 yards against the Bruins … Caught a pair of TD passes in wins over McNeese and Mississippi State … Added six receptions for 127 yards and a score against Auburn … Had 8 receptions for 73 yards before injury against Kentucky.

Appeared in all 10 games, starting five times … Led the Tigers in receiving yards (735) and finished second on the squad in receptions (45) and TDs (5) … Finished season in grand fashion, setting the SEC record with 308 receiving yards on 14 receptions in win over Ole Miss … Added 3 receiving TDs against Ole Miss … Capped season with three straight 100-yard receiving games – 111 vs. Alabama, 108 vs. Florida and 308 vs. Ole Miss … Over final three games of season, combined to catch 27 passes for 527 yards and 4 TDs … Caught at least one pass in all 10 games … Scored on a 43-yard TD reception against Auburn … Earned Freshman All-America honors from the Football Writers Association of America and was a Freshman All-SEC selection … Ranked No. 5 in the SEC in receiving yards per game (73.5) and No. 8 in receiving yards (735), which was the most among all freshmen in the league.

Played at Westgate High School in New Iberia, Louisiana… Rated a four-star wide receiver by 247Sports and Rivals… Ranked as the No. 1 receiver in the state of Louisiana by ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports… Is 52nd on the ESPN 300 List… Recorded 674 yards as a junior, averaging 15.5 yard per catch… Caught 44 passes and picked up 56.7 yards per game… Tallied 13 touchdowns, eight coming on catches… Will play in the 2020 Under Armour All-American game… Had a five-touchdown performance in 2019 with over 300 all-purpose yards, racking up three rushing touchdowns, a receiving touchdown and a 97-yard kickoff return… As a senior, rushed 71 times for 874 yards and 12 TDs … Added 47 receptions for 1,005 yards and 15 scores … On special teams, returned kickoffs for 282 yards and 2 TDs and added nine punt returns for 198 yards and a score … MVP of District 6-4A … Led team to the quarterfinals of the state playoffs in 2019.

Kayshon Boutte’s Career Highs
Receptions: 14 vs. Ole Miss, 2020
Receiving Yards: 308 vs. Ole Miss, 2020
Receiving TDs: 3, 2x (Last: at UCLA; First: vs. Ole Miss, 2020)
Longest Reception: 64 vs. Ole Miss, 2020

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