Justin Jefferson

WR

#18

Experience: 2 years

Height: 6-1

Age: 22

Weight: 195 lbs

College: LSU

2021 SEASON

  • REC
    41
  • YDS
    542
  • AVG
    13.2
  • TDS
    3
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Preseason

WK Game Date OPP RESULT REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
3 08/28/2021 @Chiefs L 25 - 28
2 08/22/2021 Colts L 10 - 12
1 08/14/2021 Broncos L 6 - 33

Regular Season

WK Game Date OPP RESULT REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
6 10/17/2021 @Panthers W 34 - 28 8 80 10 26 0 1 1
5 10/10/2021 Lions W 19 - 17 7 124 17.7 37 0
4 10/03/2021 Browns L 7 - 14 6 84 14 31 1
3 09/26/2021 Seahawks W 30 - 17 9 118 13.1 28 1
2 09/19/2021 @Cardinals L 33 - 34 6 65 10.8 14 1
1 09/12/2021 @Bengals L 24 - 27 5 71 14.2 34 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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