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Chris Pierce Jr.

WR

Class Fifth-Year Senior
Height 6'4"
Weight 231
Hometown Smithfield, Va.
High School Smithfield

Student-Athlete Features
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As a Senior (2020)
• Nine games played, eight starts
• 25 receptions for 371 yards (14.8 yards/catch) and team-high five touchdowns
• 41.2 receiving yards/game
• Tied for 14th nationally and fourth in SEC with five receiving scores from Oct. 25-Dec. 13
• Team-high 30 points
• Touchdown catches in four consecutive games — Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Kentucky and Florida
• Four or more receptions in three games
• 50 or more receiving yards three times
• Four catches and first touchdown catch against Ole Miss
• Personal-best six receptions at Mississippi State, including one touchdown catch
• Four catches vs. No. 6 Florida for season-best 97 yards
• Three receptions for 45 yards against Tennessee, including a 34-yard catch

As a Junior (2019)
• Played in all 12 games
• Started in eight games at wide receiver
• 14 receptions for 244 yards (17.4 yards/catch) and a touchdown
• Three receptions for 133 yards, including a 75-yard touchdown, at Purdue
• Three catches for 20 yards at Ole Miss

As a Sophomore (2018)

• 13 games played and started eight
• 13 catches, 128 reception yards and one touchdown
• At least one catch in nine games
• 17-yard scoring reception against Middle Tennessee
• Season-long 20-yard grab versus Notre Dame

As a Freshman (2017)
• Nine games played
• One of six true freshmen to participate
• Four tackles on special teams

The Pierce Jr. File
• Prepped at Smithfield (Va.)
• Three-star prospect from 247Sports and Rivals
• Varsity letters in football and basketball
• Four-year starter
• Two-year captain
• Offensive MVP as senior
• 43 receptions, 709 receiving yards and 11 touchdowns as senior
• 45 receptions, 776 yards and 13 scores as junior
• 2016 all-region
• 2015 all-region
• 2014 all-region
• Two-time all-region starting forward on hoops team
• Honors student
• Full name is Christopher Alphonso Pierce Jr.
• Son of Christopher and Doreatha Pierce
• Two older brothers, Jaqoun Goodman and Deljuan Goodman
• Enjoys boxing
• Majoring in sociology

Career Highs
Receptions:
6, at Mississippi State, 11/7/2020
Receiving Yards: 133, at Purdue, 9/7/2019
Longest Reception: 75 yards, at Purdue, 9/7/2019
Touchdown Catches: 2, vs. Florida, 11/21/2020