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Willie Jefferson
LB #54
Height:
6-5
Weight:
241
College:
Stephen F. Austin St.
Hometown:
Beaumont, TX
Experience:
0
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 6 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2013 HOU 6 2 1 1 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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TRANSACTIONS: Signed by the Houston Texans on May 10, 2013.

Career Notes:
Transferred to Stephen F. Austin as a junior after spending his first two seasons as a wide receiver at Baylor
Named Southland Conference Newcomer of the Year in 2011 and first-team All-SLC as a senior in 2012

2012 (Senior):
First-team All-Southland Conference selection
Received College Sports Journal honorable mention All-American and College Football Performance Awards FCS Elite Defensive Performer accolades
Saw action in 11 games as a senior, finishing the year wth 36 tackles (24 solos)
Led the team with 8.0 sacks and five forced fumbles, and tied for the team lead with 11.5 tackles for loss
Registered a season-best 2.0 sacks in the season finale against Northwestern State

TRANSACTIONS: Signed by the Houston Texans on May 10, 2013.

Career Notes:
Transferred to Stephen F. Austin as a junior after spending his first two seasons as a wide receiver at Baylor
Named Southland Conference Newcomer of the Year in 2011 and first-team All-SLC as a senior in 2012

2012 (Senior):
First-team All-Southland Conference selection
Received College Sports Journal honorable mention All-American and College Football Performance Awards FCS Elite Defensive Performer accolades
Saw action in 11 games as a senior, finishing the year wth 36 tackles (24 solos)
Led the team with 8.0 sacks and five forced fumbles, and tied for the team lead with 11.5 tackles for loss
Registered a season-best 2.0 sacks in the season finale against Northwestern State

2011 (Junior):
Transferred to Stephen F. Austin and was converted from wide receiver to defensive end
Named Southland Conference Newcomer of the Year and a two-time SLC Defensive Player of the Week honoree
Second-team College Sports Madness FCS All-American and CSN Fabulous 50 Honorable Mention All-America
Appeared in all 11 games, recording 29 total tackles (19 solos) and 15 sacks for 114 yards in losses
Picked off two passes which he returned for scores and broke up three other passes
Finished first in the SLC and fourth nationally with 15 sacks
Named national defensive player of the week after he set a school record with 4.5 sacks against McNeese State and also picked off a pass in the end zone for a touchdown against the Cowboys
Had a season-high six solo tackles, including a conference-record 5.0 sacks, at Northwestern State
Picked off a pass and returned it 41 yards for a touchdown against McMurry and also caught three two-point conversions in that game

2010 (Sophomore):
Did not play

2009 (Freshman):
Played in all 12 games as a freshman at Baylor and saw action at wide receiver in 11 contests, earning one start
Totaled five receptions for 101 yards and one touchdown and made one tackle on special teams
Caught touchdown pass on first career reception in win over Northwestern State  

High School:
Two-sport star at Ozen High School in Beaumont
Named second-team 4A all-state  and was a 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

Personal:
Majored in health science studies
Son of Willie and Marion Jefferson

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