#16 Kalija Lipscomb

WR

Class Senior
Height 6'1"
Weight 201
Hometown New Orleans, La.
High School Jesuit

As a Senior (2019)
• Biletnikoff Award Watch List
• Preseason First Team All-SEC (Athlon Sports, Lindy’s)
• Preseason Second Team All-SEC (SEC Media Days ballot)
• 198 catches in career, ranking fifth all-time at Vanderbilt
• 2,3156 receiving yards, ranking eighth all-time at Vanderbilt
• 22 touchdown catches, tied for  second all-time at Vanderbilt
• Participated in 2020 Reese’s Senior Bowl
• Participated in 2020 NFL Scouting Combine
• 11 games played
• Earned 11 starts at wide receiver
• Topped team with 47 receptions and 511 receiving yards
• Six receptions of at least 35 yards
• Six catches and 75 receiving yards in win over East Tennessee State
• Eight receptions for 100 receiving yards and a touchdown vs. Northern Illinois
• Eight catches for 98 yards at Purdue
• Five catches against LSU
• Four receptions against Kentucky and Tennessee
• Touchdown catches against LSU and Northern Illinois
• Second career 100-yard receiving game came in win over Northern Illinois

As a Junior (2018)
• 13 games played
• 12 starts at wide receiver
• SEC-best 87 receptions
• Fourth-best in school history
• 916 receiving yards, nine touchdowns
• At least four receptions in 12 of 13 games
• Nine or more catches in four straight games
• Career-high 172 receiving yards, including career-long 68-yards catch, vs. Tennessee State
• Career-high 11 catches at Notre Dame
• Two touchdown catches against Nevada, Tennessee State and Ole Miss\
• Six receptions against Baylor (Texas Bowl)

As a Sophomore (2017)
• 12 games played
• Two starts
• 37 receptions, 610 receiving yards, team-high eight touchdowns
• Team-best 16.5 yards/catch
• 610 receiving yards ranked 14th among SEC players
• Multiple receptions in 11 games
• 128 yards on seven receptions at South Carolina
• 47-yard touchdown catch
• Two touchdown catches in season-opening win at Middle Tennessee

As a Freshman (2016)
• 12 games played
• One of six true freshmen to see action
• 27 catches for 317 yards and two touchdowns
• At least one catch in first 10 games
• Team-best 14.9 yards/punt return
• Six catches for 59 yards and one touchdown at Georgia Tech
• 71-yard punt return vs. North Carolina State (Independence Bowl)

The Lipscomb File
• Prepped at Jesuit (La.)
• Consensus three-star prospect
• Over 130 receptions and 2,300 receiving yards as three-year starter
• 56 catches for 1,036 yards and 11 touchdowns as senior
• 64 receptions for 989 yards and 14 touchdowns as a junior
• Led team to 14-3 record and 2014 5A state title as a junior
• 2015 all-state
• 2015 all-metro
• 2015 all-conference
• 2014 all-state
• 2014 all-metro
• 2014 all-conference
• Born in New Orleans
• Full name is Kalija Kawi Lipscomb
• Son of Karanja Lipscomb and Kiesha Washington
• Three brothers — Brooklyn, Coby and Rowan — and a sister, Kyra
• Majoring in sociology

Career Highs
Receptions: 11, at Notre Dame, 9/15/2018
Total Yards: 174 yards, vs. Tennessee State, 9/29/2018
Longest Reception: 68 yards, vs. Tennessee State, 9/29/2018
Touchdowns: 2, (4x) last vs. Ole Miss, 11/17/2018
Longest Punt Return: 71, vs. NC State, 12/26/2016