#1 Ja'Marr Chase Season 2019
2021 NFL Draft: Round 1, Pick 5 (Cincinnati Bengals)
Ranks No. 2 in SEC History for Receiving Touchdowns in a Season (20 in 2019)
Ranks No. 2 in SEC History for Receiving Yards in a Season (1,780 in 2019)
2019 Biletnikoff Award Winner| Details
2019 Unanimous All-American
2019 First-Team All-American (AFCA, AP, Athletic, CBS, ESPN, FWAA, Sporting News, Sports Illustrated, USA Today, Walter Camp)
2019 All-SEC First Team (AP, unanimous; Coaches)
2019 SEC Offensive Player of the Week (at Ole Miss)
One of the top receivers in LSU history even though he only played two seasons with the Tigers … Saw action in 27 games with 21 starts over a two-year span … Opted out of the 2020 season … Had record-setting season in 2019 in helping lead the Tigers to the CFP National Championship … In 2019, SEC records for touchdowns in a season (20) and receiving yards in a season (1,780) … Won the Biletnikoff Award and was a unanimous All-America as a sophomore in 2019 … Equipped with all of the tools necessary to become a dominant player at the next level – great hands and speed, tremendous work ethic with a desire to be great … Projected as a Top 10 draft pick in the 2021 NFL Draft … Was scheduled to wear No. 7 in 2020 but opting out of the season … The No. 7 at LSU is a number that has been passed down to some of the best players in school history … Capped his LSU career with 98 receptions for 2,093 yards and 23 touchdowns … First player in LSU history to surpass the 2,000-yard mark in first two seasons as a Tiger … Has eight 100-yard games in his career with three of those going over the 200-yard mark … Currently enrolled in LSU’s Project Graduation degree program and continues to pursue his undergraduate degree.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2019)
The most decorated wide receiver in school history and the winner of the 2019 Biletnikoff Award as the top receiver in college football … Joined Josh Reed (2001) as LSU’s Biletnikoff Award winners … Unanimous All-America after a record-setting sophomore season … The first wide receiver and 11th player overall in LSU history to become a unanimous All-American … A unanimous first team All-SEC selection by the AP … Set SEC record for touchdown receptions in a season with 20, breaking the mark with a pair of TD receptions against Clemson in the CFP National Championship Game … Also broke the SEC record for single-season mark against Clemson, establishing the new record of 1,780 … Had nine catches for 221 yards and a pair of TDs in win over Clemson in title game … First receiver in LSU history with three 200-yard games in a season and the only player in school history to have two 200-yard games during the regular season … Started 14 games and finished with 84 receptions for 1,780 yards and 20 TDs … Led nation in receiving TDs (20) and yards (1,780) and finished No. 2 nationally in yards per game (127.1) … Joined quarterback Joe Burrow, running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire and wide receiver Justin Jefferson to make LSU the first team in SEC history with a 5,000-yard passer, a 1,000-yard rusher and two 1,000 yard receivers in the same season … Originally set the school record for receiving touchdowns in a season at Ole Miss, breaking Dwayne Bowe’s record of 12 set in 2006 … Surpassed 1,000 yards in a season at Ole Miss, the eighth 1,000 yard receiving season in school history … Owns nine, 100-yard receiving games this season for the second most in school history … Caught two passes for 61 yards against Oklahoma … Had three catches for 41 yards and a TD against Georgia in SEC title game … Tied the SEC record for touchdowns on a 23-yard pass from Burrow to give LSU a 7-0 lead in the SEC Championship … The leading receiver against Texas A&M with 197 yards, seven receptions and two touchdowns … Caught six passes for 144 yards and two TDs against Arkansas … Recorded his second 200-yard receiving yard game at Ole Miss with eight receptions and three touchdowns for 227 yards … Named the SEC Offensive Player of the Week after his performance at Ole Miss … Totaled six receptions on 140 yards and a touchdown at Alabama … LSU’s leading receiver against No. 9 Auburn with 123 yards on eight receptions … Finished with 48 yards and one TD on five receptions at Mississippi State … Led the Tigers with 127 yards on seven receptions and two touchdowns against Florida … Sealed the top-10 win over the Gators with a 54-yard touchdown with 5:43 remaining in the game … Totaled three receptions on 54 yards with one touchdown against Utah State … Set career highs against Vanderbilt with 10 receptions for 229 yards and four touchdowns … Became the third player in school history with four or more touchdowns in a game and the first since 1989 (Tony Moss vs. Ohio) … His 229 receiving yards against Vanderbilt marked the fourth-highest total … The first LSU receiver with 200-plus yards since Odell Beckham Jr. against Furman in 2013 … Totaled 147 yards on six receptions against Texas … Against Texas was part of the first trio in school history, along with Jefferson (163 yards) and Marshall (123 yards), to finish with 100 receiving yards in a game.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2018)
Played in all 13 games, starting seven times, including final five games of the season … Finished tied for second on the team in receptions (23) and was third on the squad in receiving yards (313) … Caught three TD passes and averaged 13.6 yards a catch … Caught at least one pass in 10 games and caught two or more passes seven times … Had his best game as a Tiger in Fiesta Bowl win over Central Florida with six receptions for 93 yards and a TD … The six catches and 93 yards were both career-highs … In the Fiesta Bowl, hauled in a 32-yard TD pass from Joe Burrow to open the third quarter that extended LSU’s lead to 31-21 … All six of his receptions against UCF in the Fiesta Bowl went for first downs … Caught 12 passes for 188 yards and one TD over the final four games of the season … Scored first career TD on a 9-yard reception from Burrow against Southeastern Louisiana in week 2 … Had a 21-yard TD reception from Burrow in win over Ole Miss … Caught what was then a career-best three passes for 31 yards against Texas A&M … Longest reception went for 45 yards against Rice.
One of the top-rated players in Louisiana for the Class of 2018 … Listed as a four-star prospect from both ESPN and Rivals.com … Ranked as the nation’s No. 19 wide receiver prospect by 247Sports … Ranked No. 269 nationally in the ESPN 300 … Named first-team 5A All-State as a senior … Earned District 9-5A Offensive MVP honors in 2016 and was named twice to The New Orleans Advocate All-Metro Team … For career, caught 115 passes for 2,152 yards and 30 touchdowns … As a senior, hauled in 61 passes for 1,011 yards and 15 TDs for state quarterfinalist team … Participated in the Under Armour All-American game in Orlando … Won 5A state title in the long jump as a junior … Coached by Jay Roth.
Born March 1, 2000 … Majoring in sport administration … Enrolled in Project Graduation at LSU and continues to pursue his degree online.
Ja’Marr Chase’s Career Highs
Receptions: 10 at Vanderbilt, 2019
Receiving yards: 229 at Vanderbilt, 2019
Touchdowns: 4 at Vanderbilt, 2019
Long reception: 78 vs. Texas A&M, 2019