Future Watch: Justin Jefferson Football Cards, Minnesota Vikings – Justin Jefferson was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings with the 22nd overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. The 6-1, 202-pound wide receiver has the tools that teams are looking to bolster their passing attack.
Jefferson attended Destrehan High School in Destrehan, Louisiana. As a senior, he had 44 catches for 956 yards and nine touchdowns.
At LSU, Jefferson didn’t play much in his freshman season – he had no catches and one rush for four yards. In his sophomore year, Jefferson was the top receiver on the team. He had 54 catches for 875 yards and six touchdowns. He started in 12 of 13 games.
His junior season was the eye-opener, as Jefferson started in all 15 games. He set a school record with 111 catches and 1,540 yards and 18 touchdowns. The Tigers went 15-0 and won a National Championship, while Jefferson was voted Second-team All-SEC.
Justin has a football bloodline with his two brothers, Jordan (quarterback), and Rickey (defensive back) both played at LSU as well. Jordan played briefly for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the CFL’s Montreal Alouettes, while Rickey never stuck in the NFL.
Jefferson decided to forego his senior season to enter the NFL Draft. At the NFL Combine, he ran a 4.43 in the 40-yard dash and 10ft, 6 inches in the broad jump as well as showing off a 37.5 in vertical.
At the Draft, the Vikings traded wide receiver Stefon Diggs to the Buffalo Bills to select Jefferson.
Here’s a look at Jefferson in action:
By Week Three of the NFL season, Jefferson had seven catches for 175 yards and a touchdown. In his first six games, he had 28 catches for 537 yards and three touchdowns. He could be the Offensive Rookie of the Year in the NFL. Don’t miss out on him.
Future Watch: Justin Jefferson Football Cards, Minnesota Vikings – Stats
|Receiving||Scoring||Off. Snaps||Def. Snaps||ST Snaps|
|Upcoming Games · Bye in Week 7|
|2020-11-01||8||MIN||@||GNB||Preview · Stats for 1 game vs. Packers · 3 tgt, 2 rec, 26 yds, 0 TD (in 2020)|
|Vikings 2020 Stats and Schedule · Justin Jefferson Splits · Justin Jefferson Gamelogs · Penalties|
Future Watch: Justin Jefferson Football Cards, Minnesota Vikings – More Resources
- Justin Jefferson NFL.com profile
- Justin Jefferson – Secondary Market Pricing
- Beckett Card Catalog – Justin Jefferson Football Cards
- Justin Jefferson on Twitter – @JJettas2
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