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Kyle Jefferson
Kyle Jefferson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cleveland, Ohio

High School:
Glenville

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 187

Event:
Sprints

Football Bio
Kyle Jefferson Photo Gallery

Eligibility (Indoor/Outdoor): --/Senior

Notables
• Member of the school record 4x400-meter relay team (3:05.27)
• 2012 NCAA Outdoor Championships Preliminary Round qualifier (200 meters, 4x400 relay)
• Recognized by Big Ten Conference as 2012 University of Wisconsin Outstanding Sportsman Award winner

At Wisconsin
2012 Outdoor:
Part of the 4x400-meter relay team that clocked in at a school-record time of 3:05.27 to finish runner-up at the Big Ten championships (5/13) and also helped the 4x100-meter relay team finish seventh in 40.94 seconds, placed sixth in the 200 meters in a personal-best time of 20.87 and also came sixth in the 400 meters with a personal-best time of 40.85 ... helped the 4x400 relay team place 13th in a time of 3:09.10 and came in 36th place individually with a time of 21.57 in the first round of the 200 meters at the NCAA West Preliminary (5/26) ... took the win in the 400 meters with a time of 47.54 seconds, came runner-up in the 200 meters in a time of 21.14 and helped the 4x100 relay team win in a time of 40.45 at the Wisconsin Open (5/5) ... finished third in the 200 meters at the Triton Invitational (4/28) with a time of 22.19 and was also part of the 4x100 relay team that won in a time of 40.75 ... part of the 4x100 relay team that took the win at the Mississippi Open (4/14) with a time of 40.48, and also a member of the 4x400 relay team that finished second in 3:08.08 ... a member of the 4x100 relay team that finished fourth at the SEC/Big Ten Challenge (3/23) with a time of 40.61 ... came in 11th with a time of 21.71 in the 200 meters at the Stanford Invitational (4/7)

2011 Indoor: Finished fourth in the 200 meters in 21.18 and placed fifth in the 400 meters in a personal-best 47.82 at the Big Ten championships (2/27) ... finished second in the 200 meters at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational (1/29) with a time of 21.44 ... took sixth in the 200 meters and was a member of the second-place 4x400-meter relay (3:11.68) at the GaREAT Invitational (2/5) ... was a member of the second-fastest 4x400-meter relay team (3:09.06) at the Iowa State Classic (2/12), which ranks as the No. 5 time in UW history ... won the 200 meters at the Red & White Open (2/18) in a personal-best 21.33

2011 Outdoor: Clocked personal-best time of 20.95 to finish fourth in 200 meters at the Big Ten championships (5/15) ... also anchored UW to third-place finish in 4x100-meter relay (40.81) at the Big Ten meet ... ran time of 47.93 to finish 31st in 400 meters at the NCAA West Preliminary Round (5/26) ... finished fifth in the 200 meters in 21.29 and also finished fifth in the 100 meters in 10.87 at the Aztec Invitational (3/19) ... finished second in the 400 meters at the Bryan Clay Invitational (4/15) in 46.98 ... earned a second place finish at the Beach Invitational (4/16) in 20.96 (wa)

2010 Indoor: Member of the third-place 4x400-meter relay team that ran a provisional-NCAA qualifying time of 3:09.14 at the Alex Wilson Invitational (3/6) ... placed fifth in the 200 meters (21.82) and was a member of the third-place 4x400-meter relay team (3:12.96) at the Big Ten Indoor Championships ... finished first in the 200 meters at the Red & White Open (2/19) in 21.81 ... member of the sixth-place 4x400-meter relay team at the Meyo Invitational (2/6) in 3:11.75 ... finished second in the 200 meters at the Wisconsin Elite Invite (1/30) in 21.99 ... also a member of the winning 4x400-meter relay team at the Wisconsin Elite Invite (1/30)

2010 Outdoor: Member of the 4x400-meter relay team that finished 12th in the prelims (3:10.18) at the NCAA Outdoor Championships (6/10) ... finished 26th in the preliminaries of the 400 meters (47.10), 16th in the 4x100-meter relay (40.17) and 12th in the 4x400-meter relay (3:07.03) at the NCAA Preliminary Round (5/27-29), qualifying for the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 4x400-meter relay ... finished fourth in the 400 meters (47.03), was a member of the winning 4x100-meter relay (40.15), and was part of the fifth-place 4x400-meter relay (3:09.59) at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships ... finished third in the 200 meters at the Wisconsin Twilight Invitational (5/8) in a time of 21.58 ... won the 400 meters in a personal-best time of 46.93 (matching his personal-best time in high school) and was a member of the winning 4x100-meter (40.33) and 4x400-meter (3:10.05) relays at the Musco Twilight Invitational (5/1) ... member of the second-place 4x200-meter relay (1:24.48), the third-place Sprint Medley Relay (3:19.09), and the tenth-place 4x100-meter relay team (41.42) at the Drake Relays (4/24) ... finished tenth in the 200 meters (21.85) and was a member of the third-place 4x400-meter relay team (3:11.24) at the Florida State Relays (3/27)

2009 Indoor: Was a member of the 4x400-meter relay team finishing fourth at the Big Ten championships (3/1) in 3:12.44 ... finished 18th at the Big Ten championships (2/28) in the 400 meters in 48.95 ... finished ninth in the 4x400-meter relay at the Iowa State Classic (2/14) ... Finished second in the 300 meters and 11th in the 200 meters at the Meyo Invitational (2/7)

2009 Outdoor: Part of UW's third-place finish in the 4x400-meter relay at the Big Ten championships (5/17) in 3:11.80 ... also finished 11th in the 200 meters in a personal-best 21.57 at the Big Ten meet ... took second in the 200 meters at the Wisconsin Open (5/2) with a time of 22.08 ... part of UW's eighth-place 4x200-meter (1:25.86) and 10th-place sprint medley (3:26.41) relay teams at the Drake Relays (4/24-25)

High School
Glenville team won four straight Ohio Division 1 state titles ... four-time individual state champion ... won 400 meters state title as a senior in 2007, also anchoring 4x200 relay team to state crown ... as a junior, won state titles as part of 4x200 and 4x400 relays ... finished prep career with eight top-five finishes at state meet ... eam three-time track and one-time football team captain ... earned four track and three football letter ... 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 ... coaches were Ted Ginn Sr. and Anthony Overtone ... Personal bests: 400 meters (46.93)

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

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
200 Meters 21.33 2-18-11 100 Meters 10.87 3-19-11
300 Meters 34.48 2-7-09 200 Meters 20.87 5-12-12
400 Meters 47.82 2-27-11 400 Meters 46.85 5-13-12

All-Big Ten Honors (1)
2010 - Outdoor (1)
4x100-Meter Relay: 1st (40.15)

Second-Team All-Big Ten Honors (1)
2012 - Outdoor (1)
4x400-Meter Relay: 2nd (3:05.27)

At the NCAA Championships
2010 - Outdoor
4x400-Meter Relay: 12th-P (3:10.18)

At the NCAA Preliminary Round
2012 Outdoor- West Preliminary Round
200 Meters: 36th-P (21.57)
4x400-Meter Relay: 13th (3:09.10)

2011 Outdoor - West Preliminary Round
400 Meters: 31st-P (47.93)

2010 Outdoor - West Preliminary Round
400 Meters: 26th-P (47.10)
4x400-Meter Relay: 12th (3:07.03)
4x100-Meter Relay: 16th-P (40.17)

At the Big Ten Championships
2012 - Outdoor
200 Meters: 8th-P (20.87)
200 Meters: 6th (20.98)
400 Meters: 7th-P (47.03)
400 Meters: 6th (46.85)
4x100-Meter Relay: 6th-P (40.36)
4x100-Meter Relay: 7th (40.94)
4x400-Meter Relay: 2nd (3:05.27)

2011 - Indoor
200 Meters: 2nd-P (21.06)
200 Meters: 4th (21.18)
400 Meters: 4th-P (48.13)
400 Meters: 6th (47.82)

2011 - Outdoor
200 Meters: 4th (20.95)
200 Meters: 2nd-P (21.39)
4x100-Meter Relay: 3rd (40.81)
4x100-Meter Relay: 7th-P (41.27)

2010 - Indoor
200 Meters: 5th (21.82)
200 Meters: 6th-P (21.85)
4x400-Meter Relay: 3rd (3:12.96)

2010 - Outdoor
400 Meters: 5th-P (47.53)
400 Meters: 4th (47.03)
4x100-Meter Relay: 4th-P (40.60)
4x100-Meter Relay: 1st (40.15)
4x400-Meter Relay: 5th (3:09.59)

2009 - Indoor

400 Meters: 18th (48.95)
4x400-Meter Relay: 4th (3:12.44)

2009 - Outdoor

200 Meters: 11th (21.57)
4x100-Meter Relay: 6th (41.28)
4x400-Meter Relay: 3rd (3:11.80)

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