John Jefferson biography

John Jefferson

Wide receiver, American football player

1956 –

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Who is John Jefferson?

John Jefferson is a retired American football wide receiver in the National Football League. He was selected out of Arizona State University in the first round of the 1978 NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers. He played three seasons in San Diego, where he became the first NFL player to gain 1,000 receiving yards in his first three seasons. He was traded to the Green Bay Packers after a contract dispute with the Chargers, and later finished his playing career with the Cleveland Browns.

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Born
Feb 3, 1956
Dallas
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Arizona State University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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