Career Statistics Entering 2018: 18 games played, seven starts, 18 receptions for 226 yards, eight kickoff returns for 167 yards, 398 all-purpose yards.
2017 (Sophomore): Played in eight games, starting the final three at wide receiver ... had 10 receptions for 138 yards ... caught at least one pass in Bucknell's final four games ... made a season-best three catches at Colgate on Oct. 28 and at Fordham on Nov. 18 ... posted a season-high 61 receiving yards against the Rams in the 2017 finale.
2016 (Freshman): Appeared in 10 games at wide receiver ... posted eight catches for 88 yards ... season-high three receptions for a season-high 25 yards at Charleston Southern ... also had catches against Duquesne, Cornell, Holy Cross and Colgate ... returned eight kicks for 167 yards, ranking second on the team in both categories ... also returned one punt for five yards in season finale vs. Fordham ... fifth on team with 260 all-purpose yards ... member of Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
Lee County High School: Member of football, basketball and track teams … first-team all-conference football player as a senior … also named all-conference as a junior … team MVP, Offensive Player of the Year and captain … ranked third in state 3A classification in receiving yards as a senior … led Cape Fear Valley Conference in receiving yards and interceptions … two-time Academic All-Conference selection … invited to 2015 Charlotte Nike Regional and Texas vs. World Senior Game … helped team to 8-3 record in 2015 … totaled 58 receptions, 1,101 receiving yards and nine touchdowns as a senior … registered 80 tackles, 13 pass breakups and six interceptions as a senior.
Personal: Justin Tyrone Bethea … born May 23, 1998 in Sanford, North Carolina … son of Tonya Gray and Tyrone Bethea ... major is undeclared.