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Anthony Jefferson
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Anthony Jefferson

DB

Height
6-1
Weight
190 Lbs

Bio

It took Anthony Jefferson some time to establish himself in the UCLA Bruins’ defensive back rotation, but he broke through in 2013 when he started all 13 games.  A solid cover guy with good speed, he had seven passes defensed and recorded 89 tackles in 2013, earning honorable mention All-Pac-12 honors along the way. He enters 2014 as a key member of a defensive secondary that returns four starters and plenty of depth.

High School

A receiver and defensive back at Cathedral High School in Los Angeles, Jefferson was a four-star recruit after earning all-state honors as a senior. That year he had 42 tackles from his cornerback spot on defense, but recorded 63 catches for 1,286 yards and 15 touchdowns on offense.

College

As a true freshman in 2010, he saw action in three games before suffering an injury that ended his season and carried over into the 2011 campaign. Back to full health in 2012, Jefferson got on the field for eight game as a reserve in the secondary and on special teams. Finally, in 2013, he broke through, starting all 13 games and proving to be a solid run supporter from the secondary and even picked off two passes in the Utah game. He was named most improved on defense.It took Anthony Jefferson some time to establish himself in the UCLA Bruins’ defensive back rotation, but he broke through in 2013 when he started all 13 games.  A solid cover guy with good speed, he had seven passes defensed and recorded 89 tackles in 2013, earning honorable mention All-Pac-12 honors along the way. He enters 2014 as a key member of a defensive secondary that returns four starters and plenty of depth.

Game Log

Date Opponent Result
1-2-2015 @ Kansas State Wildcats Kansas State Wildcats 40-35
11-28-2014 @ Stanford Cardinal Stanford Cardinal 10-31
11-22-2014 @ USC Trojans USC Trojans 38-20
11-8-2014 @ Washington Huskies Washington Huskies 30-44
11-1-2014 @ Arizona Wildcats Arizona Wildcats 17-7