2021 NFL Draft: LSU WR Terrace Marshall Jr. selected in the 2nd round, No. 59 overall, by Carolina Panthers

2021 NFL Draft: LSU WR Terrace Marshall Jr. selected in the 2nd round, No. 59 overall, by Carolina Panthers
Terrace Marshall Jr. during the first half of a game between LSU and South Carolina at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020.(Photo by: Chris Parent / LSU Athletics) (Source: Chris Parent/Chris Parent / LSU Athletics)

CLEVELAND, Ohio. (WAFB) - Former LSU wide receiver Terrace Marshall Jr. has been selected in the 2nd round, No. 59 overall by the Carolina Panthers.

The 6-foot-2 205 pound receiver played in 32 games for the Tigers with 20 starts he finished his career with 104 receptions for 1,594 yards and 23 touchdowns. Marshall’s 23 touchdown receptions rank No. 4 in school history.

The Bossier City, La. native is only one of six players in school history with at 1,500 yards receiving and 20 touchdowns in their career. During the 2020 season, he caught a career high 11 passes for 235 yards against the Missouri Tigers, the 235 yards currently rank No. 5 at LSU in a single game.

In LSU’s run to the 2019 National Championship, Marshall was the third member of the record setting offense. He finished 13 touchdown catches which currently No. 3 in school history behind Ja’Marr Chase’s 20 and Justin Jefferson’s 18.

The receiving trio, of Marshall, Chase and Jefferson all had at least 10 scores, a first in LSU history.

During LSU’s Pro Day, Marshall ran a 4.38 40-yard dash with a 38″ inch vertical. Draft analyst say Marshall is a big-framed receiver with great hands and precise route running. Possess tremendous ball skills, rarely dropping balls that hit his hands.

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