Justin Jefferson

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#18

Experience: 2 years

Height: 6-1

Age: 23

Weight: 195 lbs

College: LSU

2021 SEASON

  • REC
    108
  • YDS
    1616
  • AVG
    15
  • TDS
    10
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WK OPP RESULT REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
18 Bears W 31 - 17 5 107 21.4 45 1 1 4 4 4 0
17 @Packers L 10 - 37 6 58 9.7 16 0
16 Rams L 23 - 30 8 116 14.5 34 0
15 @Bears W 17 - 9 4 47 11.8 18 1
14 Steelers W 36 - 28 7 79 11.3 22 1 1 -4 -4 -4 0
13 @Lions L 27 - 29 11 182 16.5 48 1 1 4 4 4 0
12 @49ers L 26 - 34 4 83 20.8 30 0
11 Packers W 34 - 31 8 169 21.1 56 2 1 3 3 3 0
10 @Chargers W 27 - 20 9 143 15.9 27 0 1 -4 -4 -4 0
9 @Ravens L 31 - 34 3 69 23 50 1 1 11 11 11 0
8 Cowboys L 16 - 20 2 21 10.5 18 0
6 @Panthers W 34 - 28 8 80 10 26 0 1 1
5 Lions W 19 - 17 7 124 17.7 37 0
4 Browns L 7 - 14 6 84 14 31 1
3 Seahawks W 30 - 17 9 118 13.1 28 1
2 @Cardinals L 33 - 34 6 65 10.8 14 1
1 @Bengals L 24 - 27 5 71 14.2 34 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
2021 Minnesota Vikings 17 17 108 1616 15 56 10 6 14 2.3 11 0 1 1
TOTAL 33 31 196 3016 15.45 71 17 7 16 2.29 11 0 2 1

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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