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Johnny Jefferson 5

Johnny  Jefferson


Killeen, Texas

High School:
Shoemaker HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 205




Jefferson's 3 TDs Lead Football Over UNC, 49-38, in RAB

Sophomore rushed for three touchdowns and a bowl-record 299 yards.


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Coach Art Briles and players met with media before the first day of fall practice


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Third-year sophomore running back... Ran for 524 yards and six TDs in 11 games as redshirt freshman in 2014... Vying for playing time at tailback... Athletic and fast, timed at 4.41 in 40-yard dash... Vertical jump measured at 44.6, broad jump at 10-feet, 7-inches... Traveled to Zambia for mission trip with Baylor student-athletes in May 2014.

2014 (Redshirt Freshman): Played 11 of 13 games, missed two due to injury, as redshirt freshman for Big 12 champions... Earned first collegiate letter... Totaled 524 yards and six TDs on 100 carries (5.2 yards-per-rush), added one catch for 16 yards on season... Ranked 13th in Big 12 with 47.6 yards-per-game... Gained 388 yards on 72 carries through first six games played, totaled 136 yards on 28 rushes in final five games played... Made collegiate debut in season-opening win over SMU, ran for 57 yards (12 carries) and had 16-yard reception... Led team with season-high 107 yards (on season-high 20 rushes) and scored first career TD in win over Northwestern State in second game... Ran for 52 yards and TD on 11 carries in win at Buffalo in third game... Scored TD in third straight game and totaled 48 yards on 11 attempts in win at Iowa State in fourth game... Had 72 yards on 11 rushes (6.5-per-carry) before injuring hamstring in win at Texas in fifth game... Missed subsequent two games due to hamstring injury... Returned and rushed seven times for 52 yards in win vs. Kansas in team's eighth game... Ran for 47 yards and TD on 10 carries vs. Texas Tech in 11th game... Scored season-high two TDs and rushed for 46 yards in win over No. 9 Kansas State that clinched share of Big 12 championship and berth in New Year's Six bowl.

2013 (True Freshman): Sat out first season at Baylor and participated on practice squad, redshirted to retain eligibility... Dressed for nine of 13 contests, but did not see any game action.

High School: All-purpose runner from Shoemaker High School in Killeen, Texas... Played under head coaches Channon Hall and Ken Gray at SHS... Ranked the nation's seventh-best "all-purpose" back by National position rankings among running backs: No. 31 by, No. 39 by and No. 48 by Ranked No. 6 running back prospect on DMN/SportsDay's State Top 100 listing, 69th-best overall recruit... Other Texas top 100 listings: No. 54 by SuperPrep, No. 61 by Rivals/Yahoo! Lonestar Top 100, No. 67 by, No. 69 by, No. 69 by and listed on Waco Tribune-Herald Texas Top 100... Earned 2012 honorable mention 5A All-State recognition after rushing for 1,597 yards and 18 TDs and catching 28 passes for 255 yards and three TDs as senior... Had single-game total of 303 yards and four TDs on 26 carries in win over Universidad Nuevo Leaon... Named 2012 first-team All-District 8-5A as utility back... Ran for 812 yards and nine TDs in 164 attempts as junior in 2011... Named first-team 2011 All-District 12-5A running back... Totaled 430 yards and two scores as sophomore... Named second-team 2010 All-District 12-5A running back... Also ran track, anchor of 2013 5A state champion 4x200 relay team (1:24.21) as senior... Also anchored 4x100 relay that finished fourth (41.08) at 2013 5A state meet... Recorded 22.08 time in 200 meters and 10.6 in 100 meters as prep.

Personal: Son of Johnnie and Elvira Jefferson... Full name is Johnny Taylor Jefferson... Born Sept. 19, 1993, in Clarksdale, Miss.... Majoring in health, kinesiology and leisure studies.

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