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Wide Receiver
Youngsville, La.
High School
Southside HS

2024 NFL Draft: Round 1, Pick No. 6 Overall by New York Giants
Consensus All-America (unanimous) – AP, Sporting News, AFCA, FWAA, Walter Camp

Biletnikoff Award Finalist (2023)
First-Team All-SEC (AP, SEC Coaches)
SEC Co-Offensive Player of the Week vs. Mississippi State (2023)
2023 Citrus Bowl MVP
2021 Freshman All-SEC (SEC Coaches)

Selected No. 6 overall in the 2024 NFL Draft by the New York Giants … Joined teammates Jayden Daniels (No. 2) and Brian Thomas (No. 23) as LSU’s first round draft picks in 2024 … Daniels and Nabers became the first QB-WR combo from same team drafted in the Top 10 of the NFL Draft in league history … Joined former LSU standout Odell Beckham Jr. as Tigers selected in first round by the Giants … The Giants picked Beckham Jr. in the first round in 2014.

The nation’s top wide receiver as a junior in 2023, earning unanimous consensus All-America honors … Earned First-Team All-America recognition from AP, Walter, AFCA, FWAA, and Sporting News … First-Team All-SEC from the AP and SEC Coaches in 2023 … Finalists for the 2023 Biletnikoff Award, missing out on the trophy by a single vote … Capped LSU career as the school’s all-time leader in receptions (189) and receiving yards (3,003) … One of only 2 players in LSU history to top the 3,000-yard mark in receiving yards, joining Josh Reed (3,001 yards from 1999-2001) … Ranked No. 7 in LSU history in receiving TDs with 21 … Led SEC in receptions in back-to-back years with 72 catches as a sophomore in 2022 followed by 89 in 2023 … One of only 2 players in LSU history with back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons, joining Josh Reed, who did it in 2000 and 2001 … Broke the 1,000-yard mark in 2022 with 1,017 yards … In 38 career games, caught at least 1 pass in 37 contests … Capped career with a reception in 37 straight games … Only game in career without a reception came at Alabama on Nov. 13, 2021 … Electric wide receiver who makes plays all over the field … Developing into a team leader … Can play either the slot or on the outside … Is a natural at the position … Very fluid, making his play look almost effortless … Much more than just a pass-catcher … Can block and is a player who must be accounted for on every down … Is a threat to score or make a big play every time he gets his hands on the ball … Reliable receiver with tremendous hands … Good after the catch … Elusive runner who is difficult to track down and tackle … Missed his senior season of high school football after being ruled ineligible after transferring schools between junior and senior seasons … In May of 2023 joined 10 teammates in LSU’s Study Abroad program that took them on a 10-day trip to Senegal … Opted to forgo senior season and enter the 2024 NFL Draft … Majoring in mass communications.

Started all 13 games at wide receiver … Unanimous consensus All-America as he was a first-team selection by AP, Walter Camp, FWAA, AFCA and Sporting News … First-Team All-SEC by the AP and SEC Coaches … Led the nation in receiving yards with 120.7 yards a contest … Also led the FBS in plays of 20-plus yards (34) and 30-plus yards (17) … Finished No. 2 nationally in receiving yards (1,569), No. 3 in TD receptions (14), and No. 11 in receptions (11) … Led the SEC in receptions (89) and receiving yards (1,569) and ranked No. 2 in the league in receiving TDs (14) … Teamed with Brian Thomas to form the nation’s top receiving tandem as they combined for 157 receptions, 2,746 yards and 31 TDs …Had 9 100-yard receiving games, just two shy of the school record of 11 set by Josh Reed in 2001 … Season totals of 89 receptions and 1,569 yards rank No. 3 in LSU single-season history … His 14 TDs rank as the fourth-highest total in school history … Ranks No. 6 in SEC history for receiving yards in a season and No. 7 in league history for career receiving yards … Caught a TD in 9 games … Capped regular-season with 5 straight 100-yard games … Became LSU’s all-time leader in receptions against Texas A&M when he moved past Wendell Davis on the list … Davis had 183 receptions … Broke the all-time LSU record for receiving yards in the ReliaQuest Bowl vs. Wisconsin … Played only the first half vs. Wisconsin, catching 3 passes for 29 yards … Biggest game of season came in win over Mississippi State with career-bests of 13 receptions for 239 yards and 2 TDs … The 239 yards rank No. 4 in LSU history for a single-game, while the 13 receptions tie for No. 5 … Had 8 catches for 130 yards and 2 TDs the following week vs. Arkansas … Had third straight 100-yard game with 8 receptions for 102 yards vs. Ole Miss and then extended it to 4 consecutive 100-yard games with 146 yards on 6 receptions vs. Missouri … Hauled in a 29-yard TD reception with 2:58 left in the game vs. Missouri in what proved to be the game-winner … Closed regular-season with 100-yard games against Army (4-121-2), Alabama (10-171-1), Florida (6-132-0), Georgia State (8-140-2) and Texas A&M (6-122-2).

Appeared in 14 games with 11 starts … Caught at least 2 passes in every game running his streak of consecutive games with a reception to 18 straight … Finished year with 72 receptions for 1,017 yards and 3 TDs … His 1,017 yards marks the 10th 1,000-yard receiving season in school history … Led the SEC in receptions and ranked No. 2 in receiving yards … MVP of the Citrus Bowl after catching 9 passes for 163 yards and a 75-yard TD … Also threw a 5-yard TD pass to Jayden Daniels in the 63-7 victory … Other receiving TDs came against Southern (5 yards) and Georgia in the SEC Championship Game (34 yards) … Had 3 100-yard receiving games, all of which came during the final 4 games of the season … Had 7 catches for 129 yards vs. UAB and 5 for 128 yards and a TD vs. Georgia … Had then a career-best 7 receptions in consecutive games vs. UAB and Texas A&M (69 yards) … Caught 6 passes for 49 yards in overtime win over Alabama, which was one of 4 game he had 6 catches (Mississippi State, New Mexico and Tennessee) …

Made the transition to college with ease, playing in 11 games with 6 starts as a freshman … Earned Freshman All-SEC honors … Ranked among LSU’s leaders in receptions (28), yards (417) and touchdowns (4) … Caught at least one pass in 10 of his 11 appearances … Emerged late in the season as one of LSU’s go-to receivers, catching a combined 14 passes for 245 yards and 2 scores in final 4 games of the season … Had breakout performance in win over Louisiana-Monroe with 4 receptions for career-best 143 yards and a TD … Followed that with career-best 6 receptions for 51 yards in win over Texas A&M … Closed out season with 2 catches for 17 yards and a TD against Kansas State in the Texas Bowl … Also rushed for 23 yards on 4 carries in the Texas Bowl … Other TDs came against Kentucky (41 yards) and Ole Miss (9 yards) … First career start came vs. Auburn (2 receptions for 30 yards).

Played first three years of high school football at Comeaux in Lafayette, Louisiana before transferring to Southside High School in Youngsville, Louisiana for senior season … Was unable to play football as a senior due to his transfer waiver being denied … Still managed to record a four-star rating from 247 Sports and Rivals… Rated as the No. 6 prospect in the state of Louisiana and the 18th-best overall wide receiver, according to 247 Sports… In 2019, he caught 58 passes for 1,223 yards and 21 touchdowns… Ran a 4.44 40-yard dash and has a 38-inch vertical… Played on the Louisiana Bootlegger 7-on-7 team in the summer after his sophomore season… A three-sport athlete, who participated in football, basketball, and track and field.

Malik Nabers in the LSU Record Book
through the 2023 season

Receptions: tNo. 5 with 13 at Mississippi State (2023)
Yards: No. 4 with No. 4 239 at Mississippi State (2023)
Receptions in a half: tNo. 1 with 10 at Mississippi State (2023)
Yards in a half: No. 4 with 188 at Mississippi State (2023)

Receptions: No. 3 with 89 (2023)
Yards: No. 3 with 1,569 (2023
TDs: No. 4 with 14 (2023)
100-Yard Games: No. 2 with 9 (2023)

Receptions: No. 1 with 189 (2021-23)
Yards: No. 1 with 3,003 (2021-23)
TDs: tNo. 7 with 21
100-Yard Games: No. 3 with 12 (2021-23)

Malik Nabers’ Career Highs
Receptions: 13 at Mississippi State, 2023
Receiving Yards: 239 at Mississippi State, 2023
Receiving TDs: 2, 5x (Last: vs. Texas A&M, 2023; First: at Mississippi State, 2023)
Long Reception: 75 vs. Purdue, 2023 Citrus Bowl

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