|No. 24 Minnesota Vikings|
|Date of birth:April 4, 1988|
|Place of birth: Bakersfield, California|
|High School: West High School|
|Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)||Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)|
|College: Fresno State|
|Undrafted in 2010|
|Debuted in 2010 for the Arizona Cardinals|
|* Arizona Cardinals ( 2010– 2011)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Jefferson was invited to the 2010 Scouting Combine and was predicted as a 4th to 5th round draft pick.
|Ht||Wt||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP||Wonderlic|
|6 1 ft 1 in||193 lb||4.51 s||4.00 s||6.72 s||44.00 in||126 ft in||17 rep|
On August 31, 2012 the Vikings traded for Jefferson with the Cardinals for an undisclosed number of draft picks. This trade was later finalized with Arizona receiving one 6th round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft (Tennessee's by way of Minnesota) in return for Jefferson and Arizona's 7th Round pick in 2013.
- Jefferson was a high school teammate of Ryan Matthews
- ↑ http://www.nfl.com/draft/2010/profiles/a.j.-jefferson?id=494275
- ↑ http://insider.espn.go.com/nfl/draft/player/combine?id=25053&_slug_=aj-jefferson&action=login&appRedirect=http%3a%2f%2finsider.espn.go.com%2fnfl%2fdraft%2fplayer%2fcombine%3fid%3d25053%26_slug_%3daj-jefferson
- ↑ http://espn.go.com/nfl/team/transactions/_/name/ari/arizona-cardinals
- ↑ Silva, Evan. "Vikings trade for cornerback A.J. Jefferson". http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/08/31/vikings-trade-for-cornerback-a-j-jefferson/. Retrieved 01 September 2012.
- ↑ http://www.1500espn.com/sportswire/Vikings_end_up_with_nine_draft_picks_including_their_own_6throunder021513
- ↑ Gates, Christopher. "Vikings Finalize 2013 NFL Draft Selections". http://www.dailynorseman.com/2013/1/13/3871666/minnesota-vikings-2013-nfl-draft-selections. Retrieved January 20, 2013.