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#17 Racey McMath Season 2020

New Orleans, La.
High School
Edna Karr HS

2021 NFL Draft: Round 6, Pick 205 (Tennessee Titans)

Played in 34 games with six starts during his four years with the Tigers … Four-year letterwinner … Caught 33 passes for 522 yards and 4 TDs … Also served as a key contributor on special teams … Had six special teams tackles and forced a fumble. 

Started all six games that he appeared in as a senior in 2020 … Caught 14 passes for 195 yards and 1 TD … Slowed late in the year with an injury … Had best game against Auburn with five receptions for 51 yards … Caught at 30-yard TD pass in the second quarter from TJ Finley in LSU’s win over the Razorbacks … Forced a fumble on punt coverage in the second quarter against Missouri that led to an LSU touchdown one play later.  

Developed into a key contributor among LSU’s fleet of wide receivers … Played in 14 games with no starts … Hauled in 17 passes for 285 yards and three touchdowns … Caught at least one pass in five of LSU’s final six games … Caught 17-yard pass against Oklahoma … Caught two passes for 67 yards, including a 58-yard TD reception from Myles Brennan against Texas A&M … Outran defenders on a 60-yard TD reception from Joe Burrow against Mississippi State … Finished with three receptions for 78 yards against Mississippi State … Caught career-high five passes for 48 yards, including a 6-yard TD reception from Burrow against Vanderbilt … Averaged nearly 17 yards a catch … Had a tackle on special teams against Clemson. 

Played in 12 games with no starts … Caught two passes for 42 yards … Both receptions came in win over Ole Miss as he had catches of 23 and 19 yards against the Rebels … Special teams contributor as well, recording two tackles on that unit … Tackles came against Arkansas and UCF in the Fiesta Bowl. 

Played in the first two games of the season against BYU and Chattanooga … Did not record a stat.

Rated a three-star recruit by 247Sports, Rivals, ESPN, and Scout and listed as a Top 30 overall prospect in Louisiana by 247Sports, Rivals, and ESPN … Played football and ran track in high school … Led Edna Karr to state championship games as both a junior and senior … Caught a pair of TD passes in helping Karr to a perfect 14-0 mark and the 4A state title in 2016 … First team 4A in 2016 by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association … Helped track relay team to a third-place finish in the 4×200 relay in the spring of 2016 … Coached by Brice Brown.

Parents are Pam and James McMath … Born June 14, 1999 … Majoring in sport administration … Parents named him Racey due to the fact that during his mom’s nine-month pregnancy, he never stayed still … According to his mom, “it felt like he was just racing in my stomach, so we said, ‘ok, that’s going to be his name – let’s call him Racey.’”

Racey McMath’s Career Highs 
Receptions: 5, 2x (First: at Vanderbilt, 2019; Last: at Auburn, 2020)
Receiving Yards: 76 at Mississippi State, 2019
Receiving TDs: 1, 4x (Last: vs. Arkansas, 2020)
Longest Reception: 60 at Mississippi State, 2019

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