Versatile player that has seen action on both sides of the ball during his LSU career … High school quarterback so he’s comfortable with the ball in his hands … Also has the ability to return punts … Shifty runner that makes defenders miss … Can be used in both the passing game and running game on offense … Has played in 24 games during his career with no starts.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2018)
Played on both sides of the ball for the Tigers in 2018, seeing action at wide receiver and defensive back … Played in 12 games with no starts … Rushed twice for six yards and caught first career pass for five yards in win over Georgia … Returned two punts – one for five yards against Ole Miss and another for one yard against Florida … Had two yard rush against Georgia and a four yard carry against Rice … Did not record any defensive statistics in 2018.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2017)
Saw action in 12 games on special teams and defense ... Recorded a tackle against Ole Miss and Tennessee.
Incredibly gifted and versatile athlete that made the transition from dual-threat quarterback to the secondary in college ... Swift and elusive with exceptional running ability ... Demonstrates impressive instincts and has shown the ability to properly diagnose plays as a defender due to his offensive background ... Unanimous 3-star prospect by Scout, ESPN, Rivals and 247 Sports ... Rated as the No. 30 recruit in Louisiana ... Ranked the No. 3 athlete in Louisiana by Scout ... Voted to the 2016 All-State Class 3A Offensive Team by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association ... Finalist for the Warrick Dunn Award, recognizing productivity on the field while displaying high-character, unselfishness and sportsmanship ... Helped lead the Lutcher Bulldogs to repeat as Class 3A state champions ... Accumulated 5,000 yards passing, added 1,700 rushing during his sophomore and junior seasons and accounted for 92 touchdowns during that span ... Finished his career with 147 touchdowns, over 7,500 yards passing and 3,000 rushing yards ... Coached by Dwain Jenkins.
Majoring in sport administration.
Jontre Kirklin’s Career Highs
Receptions: 1 vs. Georgia, 2018
Receiving Yards: 5 vs. Georgia, 2018
Receiving TDs: 0
Longest Reception: 5 vs. Georgia, 2018
Rush attempts: 1, 2x (Last: 1 vs. Rice, 2018; First: 1 vs. Georgia, 2018)
Rushing yards: 4 vs. Rice, 2018
Rushing TDs: None
Longest Rush: 4 vs. Rice, 2018