#16 Kalija Lipscomb

WR

Height 6'1"
Weight 201
Position WR
Class Senior
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)
• 175 catches in career
• Sixth all-time at Vanderbilt
• 2,119 receiving yards
• Eighth all-time at Vanderbilt
• 21 touchdown catches
• Tied for second all-time at Vanderbilt
• Four starts at wide receiver early in regular season
• Ranks among SEC leaders with 24 catches (6.0/game) through four games
• Has 274 receiving yards (63.4 yards/game) through four games
• Touchdown catches against LSU and Northern Illinois
• Has eight receptions against Purdue and Northern Illinois
• Second career 100-yard receiving game came in win over Northern Illinois

As a Junior (2018)
• 13 games played
• 12 starts
• 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