Standout wide receiver that made an immediate impact with the Tigers as a true freshman in 2018 ... Fluid route runner with exceptional hands ... Makes difficult catches with ease ... Has tremendous speed and can stretch the field vertically ... Played in 13 games with seven starts as a rookie.
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.
Ja’Marr Chase’s Career Highs
Receptions: 6 vs, Central Florida, 2019 Fiesta Bowl
Receiving yards: 93 vs. Central Florida, 2019 Fiesta Bowl
Touchdowns: 1, 3x (Last: vs. Central Florida, 2019 Fiesta Bowl; First: vs. Southeastern Louisiana, 2018)
Long reception: 45 vs. Rice, 2018