2016 NFL Draft
UCLA Football BIO
Anthony Jefferson
Player Profile:
Anthony Jefferson 1263936
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 192
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.
High School: Cathedral
Experience: 2 Letters
2014 - Starter in all 12 games he appeared in the Bruin secondary ... Ranked third on the team in tackles (72) and tied for the team lead in pass breakups (8) ... Second-team All-Pac-12 selection by the coaches ... Had a season-high 10 stops vs. Stanford ... Recorded eight tackles at Cal ... Had four pass break ups vs. Arizona ... Picked off a pass at Arizona State. ... Presented the Kenneth S. Washington Award for Outstanding Senior of the Year at the team's annual banquet.
2013 - Starter in all 13 games ...Honorable mention all-conference ... Ranked third on team in tackles (89) ... Made two interceptions in the win at Utah ... Recorded three double-digit tackle games topped by a 14-tackle effort at Stanford ... Ranked sixth in the conference in fumbles recovered (0.15) ...Presented the Captain Don Brown Award for Most Improved Player on defense.

2012 - Saw action in eight games as a reserve in the secondary and on special teams ... Made five tackles on the year, four in the game at Washington State.

2011 - Did not see game action due to injury.

2010 - Saw action in three games in the secondary and on special teams before being injured at California ... Sat out the remainder of the season and was granted a substitute season of eligibility.

HIGH SCHOOL - Played three seasons at Los Angeles, CA Cathedral HS for coach Kevin Pearson ... No. 170 national prospect and No. 14 athlete by rivals.com ... No. 164 national prospect and No. 15 cornerback by scout.com ...PrepStar All-American ... SuperPrep All-American (No. 36 wr) ... Tom Lemming All-American (No. 240 national prospect at wr) ... No. 24 player in California by scout.com and No. 27 by rivals.com ... No. 25 player in CA/NV/HI region by SuperPrep ... No. 32 player in West by scout.com ... Tacoma News-Tribune Western 100 ... Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West honorable mention ... Four stars from scout.com and rivals.com ... GoldenStatePreps.com All-State first team and All-SoCal first team ... CIF-SS All-Northwest Division ... As a senior, he led his team to a 11-2 record ... Made 42 tackles and two interceptions on defense and had 63 catches for 1,286 yards and 15 touchdowns on offense ... CIF-SS Northwest Division as a junior.

PERSONAL - Full Name: Anthony Jefferson, Jr. ... Born: May 11, 1992 ... Parents: Anthony Jefferson, Sr. and Alyce Carter ... Has a brother, Skylon, and a sister, Taylor ... Hobbies include watching movies ... Undeclared major.
Career Highs
Tackles - 14 at Stanford, 2013
Tackles for loss -1.5 vs. Stanford, 2014
Interceptions: 2 at Utah, 2013; 1 at Arizona State, 2014
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