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Justin Jefferson

WR

#18

Experience: 3 years

Height: 6-1

Age: 23

Weight: 195 lbs

College: LSU

2022 SEASON

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Receiving

YEARTEAMGRECYDSAVGLNGTD1st1st%20+40+
2021Minnesota Vikings1710816161556107569.4275
2020Minnesota Vikings1688140015.97175865.9234
TOTAL33196301615.4711713367.9509

Rushing

YEARTEAMGATTYDSAVGLNGTD1st1st%20+40+FUM
2021Minnesota Vikings176142.3110116.7000
2020Minnesota Vikings161222000000
TOTAL337162.3110114.3000

Passing

YEARTEAMGATTCOMPPCTYDSAVGLNGTDINT1st1st%20+SCKSCKYRATE
2021Minnesota Vikings174250358.8240025010080.2
2020Minnesota Vikings16
TOTAL334250358.8240025010080.2

Fumbles

YEARTEAMGFUMLOSTFFOWN FROPP FRTD
2021Minnesota Vikings1711
2020Minnesota Vikings16100
TOTAL33210000

Defense

YEARTEAMGTotalSoloASTSCKSFTYPDEFINTTDSYDSAVGLNG
2021Minnesota Vikings17
2020Minnesota Vikings16110000
TOTAL3311000000000

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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