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