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Kyle Jefferson
Kyle Jefferson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cleveland, Ohio

High School:
Glenville

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 180

Position:
WR

Experience:
3V

Kyle Jefferson Photo Gallery

Honors and Awards: 2008: Named third-team Preseason All-Big Ten by Phil Steele

2010: Played in wins over Indiana and No. 1 Ohio State on Oct. 16 ... saw playing time against Minnesota on Oct. 9 and at Michigan State on Oct. 2 ... season-high two catches for 26 yards against Austin Peay on Sept. 25 ... saw playing time against Arizona State on Sept. 18 ... made one catch for 18 yards against San Jose State on Sept. 11 ... caught one pass for 21 yards against UNLV on Sept. 4

2009: Earned third letter ... played in nine games ... caught one pass for eight yards against Iowa on Oct. 17 ... season-high two catches for 23 yards, including season-long grab of 15 yards, against Ohio State on Oct. 10 ... caught one pass for four yards against Fresno State on Sept. 12

2008:
Earned second letter ... played in 12 games with four starts ... one catch for 10 yards on Nov. 15 against Minnesota before leaving the game due to injury ... two catches for 42 yards on Oct. 4 against the Buckeyes ... had 24 receiving yards on season-high four catches at Michigan on Sept. 27 ... three catches for season-high 66 yards, including season long catch of 42 yards, on Sept. 6 against Marshall ... had two catches for 27 yards against Akron on Aug. 30

2007: Earned first letter ... saw action at WR in all 13 games, including six starts ... team's third-leading receiver ... his 412 receiving yards was fifth-best all-time by a UW freshman ... three catches for 50 yards in win over Indiana on Oct. 27 ... named UW offensive player of the week after registering career highs of six catches and 124 receiving yards at Penn State on Oct. 13 ... receiving yardage total vs. Nittany Lions is fourth-most ever by a UW freshman ... three receptions for 65 yards and a 43-yard TD reception at Illinois on Oct. 6 ... two receptions for 66 yards in win over 23rd-ranked Michigan State on Sept. 29 ... registered first career TD reception (career-long 64 yards) vs. Spartans ... also started and notched three receptions and 40 yards in win over Iowa on Sept. 22

High School:
Ranked among top 65 wide receivers in the nation and among top 25 players in Ohio by Rivals.com ... All-Ohio special mention in 2006 ... ranked among top 45 players in the Midwest by SuperPrep ... an All-Midwest Region choice by PrepStar ... rated among top 50 receivers nationally by Scouts, Inc. ... team MVP in 2006 ... pulled in 32 receptions for 575 yards and six TDs as a senior ... had 15 catches for 300 yards and six TDs as a junior ... three-time track and one-time football team captain ... earned four track and three football letters ... track team has won four straight state titles ... coaches were Ted Ginn Sr. and Anthony Overtone

Personal:
Parents are Tina and Kenneth Jefferson ... cousin, Erin Pierce, played basketball at Akron in 2004 ... major is life sciences communication

Career Receiving Statistics
Season GP/GS Rec. Yds. TD Yds/Rec
Long
2007 13/6 26 412 2 15.8 64
2008 12/4 14 189 0 13.5 42
2009 9/0 4 35 0 8.8 15
2010 8/0 4
65
0 16.3
21
Totals 42/10 48 701 2 14.6 64

Game-by-Game Receiving (Rec.-Yds., TD)
2007 SEASON: The Citadel (2-20); Iowa (3-40); Michigan State (2-66, 1); Illinois (3-65, 1); Penn State (6-124); Northern Illinois (2-9); Indiana (3-50); Ohio State (2-11); Tennessee (3-27)

2008 SEASON: Akron (2-27); Marshall (3-66); Michigan (4-24); Oho State (2-42); Penn State (1-12); Iowa (1-8); Minnesota (1-10)

2009 SEASON: Fresno State (1-4); Ohio State (2-23); Iowa (1-8)

2010 SEASON: UNLV (1-21); San Jose State (1-18); Austin Peay (2-26)

Career Rushing Statistics
Season Att. Yds. TD Yds/Att Long
2007 2 11 0 5.5 10
2008 0 0 0 -- --
2009 0 0 0 -- --
2010 0 0 0 -- --
Totals 2 11 0 5.5 10

Game-by-Game Rushing (Att.-Yds., TD)
2007 SEASON: Northern Illinois (1-1); Michigan (1-10)

Career Game Highs
Receptions 6 vs. Penn State, Oct. 13, 2007
Receiving Yards 124 vs. Penn State, Oct. 13, 2007
Receiving Touchdowns 1 (2x), MR vs. Illinois, Oct. 6, 2007
Long Reception 64 vs. Michigan State, Sept. 29, 2007
Rushing Attempts 1 (2x), MR vs. Michigan, Nov. 10, 2007
Rushing Yards 10 vs. Michigan, Nov. 10, 2007
Rushing Touchdowns N/A
Long Rush 10 vs. Michigan, Nov. 10, 2007
Season Game Highs
Receptions 2 vs. Austin Peay, Sept. 25, 2010
Receiving Yards 26 vs. Austin Peay, Sept. 25, 2010
Receiving Touchdowns N/A
Long Reception 21 at UNLV, Sept. 4, 2010
Rushing Attempts N/A
Rushing Yards N/A
Rushing Touchdowns N/A
Long Rush N/A

Updated - 12/17/10

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