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#81 Ricky Jeune

Ricky Jeune - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Year RS Senior
Height 6-3
Weight 214
Hometown Spring Valley, N.Y.
Last School Saint Joseph Regional (N.J.)
Height / Weight 6-3 / 212
Birthdate 12/03/1993
Ricky Jeune - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

2017 (Redshirt Senior): Started all 11 games at wide receiver, extending his streak of consecutive starts to 36 games … Led Georgia Tech in receptions (25) for the third-straight year … Accounted for 56.8 of the team’s receptions (25-of-43) … Tech’s next-leading receivers had four catches … Led the team in receiving yards (545) and touchdown receptions (6) for the second time in three seasons … Led the ACC and ranked No. 7 nationally in yards per reception (21.8 avg.) … Had at least one reception in every game and multiple catches in 10-of-11 … Had at least 30 receiving yards in 9-of-11 contests … Opened the season with 55 yards on two catches, including a 44-yarder, against Tennessee (Sept. 4) … Both of his receptions in home-opening win over Jacksonville State (Sept. 9) were touchdowns — a 23-yarder and a 27-yarder, good for the only multi-TD game of his career … Hauled in a season-high four receptions for 37 yards and a touchdown in win over North Carolina (Sept. 30) … Had two catches for 52 yards, including a 48-yarder, at No. 10/11 Miami (Oct. 14) … Caught three passes for 44 yards and ran once for 30 yards in win over Wake Forest (Oct. 21) … Amassed eight receptions for 261 yards and three touchdowns over the final four games of the season … Began final four-game stretch of his career with three catches for 96 yards, including the go-ahead 33-yard touchdown reception with 3:10 to go in what turned out to be a heartbreaking 40-36 defeat at Virginia (Nov. 4) … His only catch against No. 17 Virginia Tech (Nov. 11) was the game-winning 80-yard touchdown with 6:30 to go in the Yellow Jackets’ 28-22 victory … Closed the season with two catches for 38 yards and a touchdown against No. 7 Georgia (Nov. 25)

2016 (Redshirt Junior): Started all 13 games at wide receiver … Led team with 25 receptions and ranked second on the squad with 427 receiving yards (tops among wideouts) … Caught at least one pass in 11-of-13 games … Opened the season strong with three receptions for 45 yards in win over Boston College (Sept. 3) … Hauled in a 26-yard catch on third-and-10 late in the ballgame that moved the Yellow Jackets into the red zone and set up the Jackets’ game-winning touchdown with 35 seconds remaining in the 17-14 victory over BC … Caught three more passes for 57 yards in home-opening win over Mercer (Sept. 10) … Managed just three catches over the next three games but rebounded for three receptions for 55 yards and his only touchdown of the year (31 yds.) at Pittsburgh (Oct. 8) … Had a season-high four receptions for 51 yards versus Georgia Southern (Oct. 15) … Followed up with a season-high 85 yards on three receptions versus Duke (Oct. 29) (including a season-long 40-yard catch) … Picked up 40 yards on only rush of the season at North Carolina (Nov. 5) … Caught three passes for 59 yards, including a critical 42-yard reception on third-and-four late in the ballgame that all but sealed the Jackets’ 33-18 win over Kentucky in the TaxSlayer Bowl (Dec. 31).

2015 (Redshirt Sophomore): Started all 12 games … Led all Jackets receivers in receptions (24), yards (520) and touchdown receptions (four) … Made first career start vs. Alcorn State (Sept. 3) … Caught 23-yard pass from Tim Byerly – his first career reception … Caught six-yard pass in start vs. Tulane (Sept. 12) … Had 11-yard reception at Notre Dame (Sept. 19) … Recorded then-career highs for receptions (four) and yards (91) at Duke (Sept. 26) … Also hauled in first career TD against Blue Devils … Caught three passes for 42 yards vs. North Carolina (Oct. 3) … Recorded career-long 46-yard TD pass at Clemson (Oct. 10) … Caught two passes for 44 yards including TD vs. Pitt (Oct. 17) … Hauled in 33-yard catch vs. Florida State (Oct. 24) … Set career highs for receptions (five) and yards (103) at Virginia (Oct. 31).

2014 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw action in 12 games in late-game series and on special teams … Did not record any stats.

2013 (True Freshman): Redshirted.

High School: Saint Joseph Regional H.S. in Montvale, N.J. … Earned three varsity letters for coach Tony Karcich … Served one year as team captain … Helped lead football team to two state championships … Earned all-state honors three-consecutive years … Owns school records for receptions and receiving yards … Recorded 36 receptions and 10 touchdowns as a senior in 2012 and had 41 receptions for 12 touchdowns as a junior in 2011 … Also played on basketball team.

Personal: Son of Joseph and Bengique … Born Dec. 3, 1993 in Nyack, N.Y. … Has two older brothers … Chose Georgia Tech because of football program, school and city of Atlanta … Graduated from Georgia Tech in December 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

Receptions: 5 at Virginia, Oct. 31, 2015
Receiving Yards: 103 at Virginia, Oct. 31, 2015
Receiving Touchdowns: 2 vs. Jacksonville State, Sept. 9, 2017
Longest Reception:
 80 yards vs. No. 17 Virginia Tech, Nov. 11, 2017
Rushing Attempts: 1, twice – last vs. Wake Forest, Oct. 21, 2017
Rushing Yards: 40 yards at North Carolina, Nov. 5, 2016
Longest Rush: 40 yards at North Carolina, Nov. 5, 2016

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