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    Willie Jefferson
    Willie Jefferson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Beaumont, Texas

    High School:
    Ozen High School

    Last College:
    Baylor

    Height / Weight:
    6-6 / 234

    Position:
    Defensive End

    Birthdate:
    01/31/1991

    Experience:
    1L

    Honors:
    2011 Second-Team Sports Network All-America, 2011 Second-Team College Sports Madness FCS All-American, 2011 Third-Team Phil Steele's Magazine All-America, 2011 Third-Team Beyond College Sports All-America, 2011 CSN Fab 50 Honorable Mention All-America, & SLC Newcomer of the Year

    08/10/2013

    Willie Jefferson Plays in Texans First Exhibition of 2013

    Former Lumberjack All-American makes plays in exhibition game

    08/09/2013

    Former 'Jacks Leave Impression in First NFL Exhibition

    Aubrey, Roberson turn in strong performances for the Browns

    08/08/2013

    Former 'Jacks Performing Well at NFL Camps

    A trio of Lumberjacks trying to makes dreams come true at the next level

    08/07/2013

    Jamey Rootes Speaks at Nacogdoches Rotary

    Houston Texans' President Jamey Rootes promotes annual rivalry game

    05/19/2013

    Ward Named to CFPA Preseason Watch List

    Junior DJ Ward expected to be among the nation's top wide outs in 2013

    09/21/2012

    #19 SFA @ SMU

    Ford Stadium - Dallas, Texas Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012


    Career Stats

    Jefferson's 2012 Game-By-Game Statistics

    Jefferson's 2011 Game-By-Game Statistics

    •2011 Second-Team Sports Network All-America

    •2011 Second-Team College Sports Madness FCS All-America

    •2011 Third-Team Phil Steele's Magazine All-America

    •2011 Third-Team Beyond College Sports All-America

    •2011 Honorable Mention CSN Fabulous 50 All-America

    •2011 Southland Conference Newcomer of the Year

    2011 (Junior): A second-team College Sports Madness FCS All-American ... CSN Fabulous 50 Honorable Mention All-America ... Named SLC Newcomer of the Year ... Two-time SLC Defensive Player of the Week ... Appeared in all 11 games recording 29 total tackles, including 19 solo stops, and 15 sacks for 114 yards in losses ... Picked off two passes which he returned for scores ... Broke up three passes ... Finished first in the Southland Conference, and fourth nationally with 15 sacks ... Set a new school record with 4.5 sacks against McNeese State ... Also picked off a pass in the end zone for a touchdown against the Cowboys ... Was named national defensive player of the week following his performance against McNeese State ... Had a season-high six solo tackles, including a conference record five sacks, at Northwestern State ... Picked off a pass and returned it 41 yards for a touchdown against McMurry ... Also caught three two-point conversions against the War Hawks.

    2009 (True Freshman): Played in all 12 games... saw action as receiver in 11 of 12 games and earned one start... Earned first collegiate letter... One of eight true freshmen to letter in 2009... Totaled five receptions for 101 yards and one touchdown on season, also made one tackle on special teams... Caught touchdown pass on first career reception in win over Northwestern State in third game... Had five games with one reception each, with a career-long of 36 yards at Iowa State in sixth game... Had one catch and made one solo tackle vs. No. 19 Oklahoma in fifth game... Made career-first start in season finale vs. Texas Tech, no receptions.

    High School: Two-sport star at Ozen High School ... Named second-team 4A all-state as a senior ... First-team All-District 20-4 selection and Port Arthur News Super Team selection at wide receiver as senior ... Credited with 13 receptions for 130 yards as junior in 2007... Scored 11 touchdowns on junior varsity as sophomore in 2006.

    Personal:Son of Willie and Marion Jefferson ... Born Jan. 31, 1991, in Beaumont, Texas... Majoring in health science studies.

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