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LSU WR Ja’Marr Chase invited to NFL Draft

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LSU Wide Receiver Ja'Marr Chase (No. 1)
LSU Wide Receiver Ja'Marr Chase (No. 1)(Josh Auzenne/WAFB-TV (custom credit) | WAFB)
Updated: Apr. 8, 2021 at 6:06 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - LSU wide receiver is one of only a few players invited to attend the NFL Draft in Cleveland when it kicks off on April 29.

The All-American from Harvey, La. is considered a top five pick and No. 1 wide receiver in the draft. He won the Biletnikoff Award in 2019 and was named a unanimous All-American. He did not play in 2020.

The 6-foot-1, 200-pounder out of Archbishop Rummel High ran a 4.38 in the 40-yard dash at LSU Pro Day.

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In just two seasons, he had 107 catches for 2,093 yards and 23 touchdowns. His 1,780 yards and 20 touchdowns in 2019 both rank No. 2 in SEC history in a season.

The NFL Draft will be held from April 29 through May 1.

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