Ja’Marr Chase plays football as a wide receiver for the Cincinnati Bengals in the NFL.
He played college football at LSU and won many awards. The Bengals chose him fifth in the 2021 NFL Draft. He set rookie records in the NFL for receiving yards. He was named Rookie of the Year and played in the Super Bowl.
Early life and career
Chase went to Archbishop Rummel High School in Louisiana. He caught the football 115 times, making 2,152 yards and 30 touchdowns. He was a 4-star player in high school and decided to play for LSU. In his first year at LSU, Chase played in all 14 games, starting eight, and got 23 passes for 313 yards and three touchdowns. In the next year, he was even better, with 84 catches for 1,780 yards and 20 touchdowns, making him the best in college football. He got awards and LSU won the championship that year.
A month before the 2020 season, Chase said he wouldn’t play to focus on the NFL. He did this because his advisors told him he’d get hurt if he played. He knew he’d be a top draft pick. NFL says you must wait three years after high school to get drafted. Cincinnati Bengals chose him 5th in 2021, reuniting him with his college quarterback. He wore the same number 1 as college. He signed a $30.8 million contract on June 2, 2021.
Picked 5th by the Bengals in 2021, Chase had a great start in the NFL. He set records for rookies in yards and touchdowns. He even played in the Super Bowl. He began with four touchdowns in three games, the youngest to do so. He kept doing well and got Rookie of the Month in September. In his first year, he caught 81 passes for 1,455 yards and 13 touchdowns, ranking high in the league. He also broke records in the playoffs, but the Super Bowl ended in a loss. He beat a record with 368 receiving yards in the playoffs, breaking a record from 1999.
Chase got picked by the Bengals as the 5th choice in 2021. He played with his college friend, Joe Burrow. He wore number 1 like before and got a big contract. After a tough start, he did great in his first real game, getting lots of yards and a touchdown. He made history by getting four touchdowns in three games, and he was Rookie of the Month. He became one of the best receivers in the league in his first year. He broke records for receiving yards in the first seven games of a career. He also did really well in the playoffs, helping the team win games. He even played in the Super Bowl but they lost. Chase broke records for rookie postseason yards.
Ja’Marr Chase net worth
Ja’Marr Chase agreed to a rookie contract for four years, and it was worth a significant $30.8 million, which is remarkable considering how young he is. Presently, Chase’s net worth is $2 million.
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