BATON ROUGE -- Former LSU standout Brett Bech has been named assistant strength and conditioning coach with the New York Jets, the club announced this week.
Bech, who played four seasons in the NFL with the New Orleans Saints, most recently played football in 2004 as part Indiana Firebirds in the Arena Football League.
As a member of the Tigers, Bech was a two-year starter at LSU after originally joining the team as a walkon. Bech's LSU career spanned from 1991-94 during which time he played in 39 games, starting 17 times.
He finished his LSU career with 89 receptions for 1,438 yards and nine touchdowns, including an 81-yard score against Ole Miss in 1994. As a senior in 1994, Bech was named a team captain and led the Tigers in receiving with 45 catches for 772 yards and five touchdowns.
Bech, 34, played for the Saints from 1996-99 after breaking into the league as an undrafted free agent in 1996 with the Jacksonville Jaguars. In four years with the Saints, Bech played in 34 games with 21 receptions for 379 yards and four scores.
His best game as a pro came in 1998 against the Buffalo Bills when he caught four passes for 113 yards and a pair of touchdowns, including a 72-yarder.