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Malachi Dupre
Player Profile:
Malachi Dupre 1807445
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 195 lbs.
Class: Junior
Experience: 3 Letters
City/State: New Orleans, La.
High School: John Curtis HS
Major: Human Science & Education
Born: 10/12/1995

2017 NFL Draft: 7th round (247th overall) by Green Bay Packers
2016 Second Team All-SEC (SEC Coaches, Associated Press)
2014 All-SEC Freshman Team

CAREER
Played in 36 games with 19 starts in three years with the Tigers … Opted to skip final season of eligibility to enter the 2017 NFL Draft where he was selected in the seventh round by the Green Bay Packers … Finished LSU career with 98 receptions for 1,609 yards and 11 touchdowns … Earned second team All-SEC honors as a junior in 2016 … Named to the Freshman All-SEC in 2014 … Had five 100-yard receiving games during his career.

JUNIOR SEASON (2016)
Played in all 12 games with nine starts for the Tigers … Earned second team All-SEC honors from both the league coaches and the Associated Press after catching a team-best 41 passes for 593 yards and three touchdowns … Averaged 14.5 yards a catch … Best game of season came in what would be his final contest at LSU against Louisville in the Citrus Bowl … Caught seven passes for career-high 139 yards in 29-9 win over Louisville in Orlando … The Louisville contest was his second 100-yard game of the season and fifth of career … Caught at least one pass in 11 of LSU's 12 games … Other 100-yard game came in win over Southern Miss (3 rec., 100 yards) … Scored a pair of TDs in win over Southern Miss … Other touchdown came in win over Texas A&M … Hauled in at least four passes in six games (7 vs. Louisville, 5 vs. Ole Miss, 4 vs. Mississippi State, Auburn, Missouri, and Texas A&M).

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015)
Played in all 12 games and made eight starts at receiver … Led the team in catches (43), receiving yards (698) and receiving touchdowns (6) … Made at least one catch in every game this season ... Wrapped up the season with a team-best four receptions for 96 yards in the blowout win over Texas Tech in the Texas Bowl … Led the squad with six catches at Ole Miss ... Tallied his third career 100-yard game with a career-best eight catches for 109 yards and one touchdown vs. Arkansas ... Caught a career-long 55-yard touchdown pass against Western Kentucky ... Earned his second 100-yard receiving game with 115 yards and two touchdowns on four receptions in LSU's dramatic 35-28 victory over Florida ... Set a then-career high with six receptions versus South Carolina, including a 10-yard TD catch ... Caught four passes for 73 yards and one 11-yard TD at Syracuse.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2014)
Played in 12 games with two starts as a freshman in 2014 … Led team with 22.7 yards per catch and was second on squad with 318 receiving yards and five touchdowns … Caught at least one pass in eight of his 12 appearances … Had career-highs for receptions (4), receiving yards (120) and touchdowns (2) against Mississippi State … The TDs against Mississippi State came from 31 yards and 30 yards out 28 seconds apart late in the 4th quarter ... First freshman wide receiver to go over 100 yards receiving in SEC opener since Jerel Myers had 13 receptions for 153 yards against Auburn in 1999 ... First LSU player to catch two TDs or more in the SEC opener since Josh Reed hauled in two TDs at Auburn in 2000 ... Notched three catches for 54 yards and a touchdown versus New Mexico State in his first career start ... With Brandon Harris at Auburn, became first freshman quarterback-wide receiver combination to start a game in program history ... Secured a season's long 52-yard reception at Auburn and added a 41-yard catch at Texas A&M ... Scored his fifth touchdown on a 14-yard pass against No. 4 Alabama on a 3rd and 8 play during the 1st quarter ... One of 17 true freshmen to play for the Tigers in 2014.

HIGH SCHOOL
An outstanding athlete who ranked as one of the top overall recruits in the nation as a senior in 2013 … Ranked as a five-star prospect by 247Sports.com, Rivals.com and Scout.com … Named to the USA Today All-USA First Team Offense … Listed as the No. 1 overall wide receiver nationally by ESPN.com and the 17th-best player in the class of 2014 … Rated the No. 2 receiver nationally by Rivals and the 15th overall player in the country … Listed as the No. 2 receiver and the 27th overall player by Scout … Ranked as the 30th overall player and No. 3 receiver by 247Sports … Hauled in 34 receptions for 607 yards and six touchdowns and finished with 712 all-purpose yards as a senior on John Curtis' Division II state championship team … Selected to the LSWA Class 3A All-State Team as a senior … Played in the Under Armour All-America Game where he caught one pass for 37 yards … Earned 2012 Class 2A First-Team All-State honors after he caught 36 passes for 816 yards and 15 touchdowns as a junior on John Curtis' undefeated state and national championship team … Member of The Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen in 2013 … State champions in three jumps – triple, long, and high – as a junior in 2013 … Coached by J.T. Curtis.

PERSONAL
Parents are Michael and Roz Dupre … Born Oct. 12, 1995 … Majoring in sport administration.

DUPRE'S CAREER RECEIVING HIGHS
Receptions: 8 vs. Arkansas, 2015
Yards: 139 vs. Louisville, 2016 (Citrus Bowl)
Long: 63 vs. Southern Miss, 2016
Touchdowns: 2, 3x (Last: vs. Southern Miss, 2016; First: Mississippi State, 2014)

 

DUPRE'S CAREER RECEIVING STATISTICS 

Year
G-GS
No.
Yds.
TD
LG
2014
12-2
14
318
5
52
2015
12-8
43
698
6
55 (TD)
2016
12-9
41
593
3
63
TOTALS
36-19
98
1,609
14
63
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