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Justin Jefferson

WR

#18

Experience: 4 years

Height: 6-1

Age: 25

Weight: 195 lbs

College: LSU

2023 SEASON

  • REC
    68
  • YDS
    1074
  • AVG
    15.79
  • TDS
    5
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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
1 Buccaneers L 17 - 20 9 150 16.7 42 0
2 @Eagles L 28 - 34 11 159 14.4 30 0 1 1
3 Chargers L 24 - 28 7 149 21.3 52 1
4 @Panthers W 21 - 13 6 85 14.2 30 2
5 Chiefs L 20 - 27 3 28 9.3 14 0
14 @Raiders W 3 - 0 2 27 13.5 15 0
15 @Bengals L 24 - 27 7 84 12 19 0
16 Lions L 24 - 30 6 141 23.5 29 1 0 0
17 Packers L 10 - 33 5 59 11.8 21 0
18 @Lions L 20 - 30 12 192 16 38 1 1 -12 -12 -12 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
2022 Minnesota Vikings 17 17 128 1809 14.1 64 8 4 24 6 10 1 0 0
2023 Minnesota Vikings 10 9 68 1074 15.8 52 5 1 -12 -12 -12 0 1 1
TOTAL 60 57 392 5899 15.2 71 30 12 28 2.3 11 1 3 2

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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