American Football Database
Shawn Jefferson
Wide receivers coach
Personal information
Date of birth: (1969-02-22) February 22, 1969 (age 53)
Place of birth: Jacksonville, Florida
Career information
College: UCF
NFL Draft: 1991 / Round: 9 / Pick: 240
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
 As player:
* San Diego Chargers ( 1991)
 As coach:
* Detroit Lions ( 2006) (Offensive Assistant)
Career highlights and awards
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Receptions     470
Receiving yards     7,023
Receiving touchdowns     29
Stats at

Vanchi LaShawn "Shawn" Jefferson (born February 22, 1969) is a former American football wide receiver who was selected by the Houston Oilers in the ninth round of the 1991 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Central Florida.

In his career, Jefferson appeared in 195 games (along with 12 postseason games), and two Super Bowl appearances (Super Bowl XXIX and Super Bowl XXXI). He finished his career with 470 receptions for 7,023 yards and 29 touchdowns.

He was the Detroit Lions wide receivers coach, after serving as an offensive assistant for the team in 2007. In 2013, he joined the Tennessee Titans coaching staff and would serve as wide receivers coach until the 2015 NFL season.

On January 12, 2016, Jefferson was named wide receivers coach of the Miami Dolphins under head coach Adam Gase.

His son, Van Jefferson, is a wide receiver at the University of Florida.


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