Biography: Senior totals included 60.2%/684 yards/6 touchdowns/1 interception, when he started four games and played in nine. Suspended four games last season for his participation in a preseason bar fight. Junior totals included 56.9%/1,411/7/10. Posted career-best numbers of 61.5%/2,166/17/7 as a sophomore.
Positives: Physically impressive quarterback who needs to improve as a passer. Sells ball fakes, is patient in the pocket and buys time for receivers. Moves well on his feet, gets outside the box and easily throws the ball on the move. Escapes the rush and has the ability to pick up yardage with his legs. Big and strong enough to stand against the blitz. Possesses a strong arm with the ability to zip outs and drive passes downfield.
Negatives: Does not sense pressure and shows marginal pocket awareness. Sprays throws around the field and lets the ball sail high. Indecisive and forces the ball into covered receivers.
Analysis: Jefferson is a talented athlete who flashed skill on the college field, but never developed his game as a passer. He's still more athlete than quarterback, but is worth keeping on a practice squad with the hopes of future development.
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