Justin

Jefferson

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#85

Wide Receiver
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 185lbs.
Class: Sophomore
City/State: Destrehan, La.
High School: Destrehan HS
Major: Sport Administration
Experience: 1 Letter

Bio

An outstanding receiver that is poised to break out in his second season ... Possesses the speed to break away from defensive backs on the outside ... Has played in six games, including the final four of the 2017 season.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2017)
Did not record a catch ... Had one rush for four yards against Arkansas.

HIGH SCHOOL
An athletic player who excelled on both sides of the ball in high school ... Rated as a three-star prospect by 247Sports and Scout ... Recorded 44 receptions for 956 yards and nine touchdowns as a senior ... Ranked the No. 76 player in Louisiana in the 2017 class by 247Sports and Rivals ... Excelled in track and field in high school ... Shined as a kick returner for Destrehan High School ... Named the New Orleans Male Athlete of the Week for the week of November 17.

PERSONAL
Parents are John and Elaine Jefferson ... His two older brothers – Jordan and Rickey – both played and started for the Tigers in football ... Jordan was a three-year starter at quarterback, while Rickey started in the secondary as both a junior and senior ... Majoring in sport administration.

JUSTIN JEFFERSON'S CAREER HIGHS
Rush attempts: 1 vs. Arkansas, Nov 11, 2017
Rush yards: 4 vs. Arkansas, Nov 11, 2017 (1 carry)
Long rush: 4 vs. Arkansas, Nov 11, 2017

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Coach Orgeron Post-Practice Interview
Coach Orgeron Post-Preseason Game 1
Inside the Huddle with Devin White