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Justin Jefferson

WR

#18

Experience: 3 years

Height: 6-1

Age: 23

Weight: 195 lbs

College: LSU

2021 SEASON

  • REC
    108
  • YDS
    1616
  • AVG
    14.96
  • TDS
    10
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Recent Games

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17@PackersL 10 - 376589.7160
16RamsL 23 - 30811614.5340
15@BearsW 17 - 944711.8181
13@LionsL 27 - 291118216.648114440
14SteelersW 36 - 2877911.32211-4-4-40
12@49ersL 26 - 3448320.8300
11PackersW 34 - 31816921.156213330
10@ChargersW 27 - 20914315.92701-4-4-40
8CowboysL 16 - 2022110.5180
9@RavensL 31 - 343692350111111110
5LionsW 19 - 17712417.7370
6@PanthersW 34 - 288801026011
4BrownsL 7 - 1468414311
3SeahawksW 30 - 17911813.1281
2@CardinalsL 33 - 3466510.8141
1@BengalsL 24 - 2757114.2340

Career Stats

WRTE Career

SEASONTEAMGGSRECYDSAVGLNGTDATTYDSAVGLNGTDFUMLOST
2020Minnesota Vikings161488140015.97171222010
2021Minnesota Vikings171710816161556106142.311011
TOTAL3331196301615.471177162.311021

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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