Justin Jefferson

WR

#18

Experience: 2 years

Height: 6-1

Age: 22

Weight: 202 lbs

College: LSU

2020 SEASON

  • REC
    88
  • YDS
    1400
  • AVG
    15.9
  • TDS
    7
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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
17 @Lions W 37 - 35 9 133 14.8 38 0 1 0
16 @Saints L 33 - 52 6 85 14.2 25 0
15 Bears L 27 - 33 8 104 13 26 0
14 @Buccaneers L 14 - 26 4 39 9.8 17 0
13 Jaguars W 27 - 24 9 121 13.4 40 1 1 2 2 2 0
12 Panthers W 28 - 27 7 70 10 18 2
11 Cowboys L 28 - 31 3 86 28.7 39 1
10 @Bears W 19 - 13 8 135 16.9 54 0
9 Lions W 34 - 20 3 64 21.3 35 0
8 @Packers W 28 - 22 3 26 8.7 12 0
6 Falcons L 23 - 40 9 166 18.4 49 2
5 @Seahawks L 26 - 27 3 23 7.7 11 0
4 @Texans W 31 - 23 4 103 25.8 29 0
3 Titans L 30 - 31 7 175 25 71 1
2 @Colts L 11 - 28 3 44 14.7 22 0
1 Packers L 34 - 43 2 26 13 17 0

Career Stats

WRTE Career

SEASON TEAM G GS REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
2020 Minnesota Vikings 16 14 88 1400 15.9 71 7 1 2 2 2 0 1 0
TOTAL 16 14 88 1400 15.9 71 7 1 2 2 2 0 1 0

Biography

• Selected to the Pro Bowl and 2nd Team All-Pro (AP, PFF), he was also tabbed to the PFWA All-Rookie Team and was named Offensive Rookie of the Year (PFF).

• Ranks 2nd in NFL history among rookie WRs and owns the Super Bowl era rookie receiving record with 1,400 yards.

• Ranked 4th in the NFL in 2020 with 1,400 receiving yards and his 23 catches of 20+ yards tied for the NFL high.

• Set the franchise rookie receptions record (88), breaking the previous record of 69 set by Randy Moss in 1998.

• Became the 4th player in NFL history to record 7 games with 100+ yards as a rookie, joining Harlon Hill (7 in 1954), Odell Beckham, Jr. (7 in 2014) and Bill Groman (9 in 1960). Randy Moss held previous Vikings rookie record for 100+ games with 4.

• Became the 5th rookie in the Super Bowl era to record 1,000 receiving yards in a season and only the 6th rookie to total 1,000+ yards in the opening 12 games of a season.

• Is the 2nd rookie in franchise history to surpass 1,000+ yards, joining Hall of Famer Randy Moss who set the team receiving record for rookies in 1998 with 1,313 yards.

• His 7 receiving TDs on the season are rank 3rd-most in franchise history by a rookie.

OFF THE FIELD

• Donated 10,000 masks to Children's Minnesota-St. Paul Hospital during COVID-19 pandemic.

• Majored in sport administration.

• Qualified for the Punt, Pass and Kick national championship at 9 years old, placing 3rd.

• Brother of former LSU starters – QB Jordan Jefferson (2008-11) and New Orleans Saints DB Rickey Jefferson (2013-16). Jordan is currently coaching at Colorado State.

• Father, John, played college basketball at Nebraska Western and NE Louisiana.

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