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Quinton Jefferson
Player Profile:
Quinton Jefferson 1194731
Position: Defensive Lineman
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 275
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
High School: Woodland Hills
Experience: 1 Letter

As a Junior (2014): Started the first three games of the season before suffering a season-ending injury ... recorded two tackles against James Madison (8/30) ... totaled five tackles and a sack against West Virginia (9/13).

As a Sophomore (2013): Started all 13 games of the season ... posted seven tackles, 0.5 sacks, and 1.5 tackles for loss in a win over FIU (8/31) ... had four tackles, 0.5 sack and 1.5 TFL at Connecticut (9/14) ... forced a fumble, notched a sack and recorded three tackles against West Virginia (9/21) ... recorded two tackles against Wake Forest (10/19) ... in on five stops against Clemson (10/26) ... notched two sacks to go along with five tackles against Virginia Tech (11/16) ... posted six total stops against NC State (11/30).

 As a Freshman (2012): Appeared in nine games … recorded 13 tackles on the season including five tackle tackles against Georgia Tech (11/3) and Florida State (11/17) … also recovered a fumble and returned it for 28 yards against Florida State.

 At Woodland Hills High School: One of the top defensive ends in the nation … ranked as the 25th-best player in Pennsylvania by in 2010 … No. 15 on the SuperPrep Pennsylvania 32 … rated No. 40 nationally among defensive ends by Scouts, Inc. and No. 47 by in 2010 … leader on a defense that held opponents to 12.1 points per game during 2010 … recorded 16 sacks as a senior… a 2010 Class AAAA second-team all-state selection … played in consecutive WPIAL AAAA championship games at Heinz Field … participated in the “Big 33” high school football all-star game … had five sacks as a junior … also played basketball … considered Cincinnati, Iowa and Pittsburgh … coached by George Novak.

 Personal: Born in Pittsburgh, Pa. … parents are Larry and Bahiyyah Jefferson … enjoys drawing … nickname is “Q”… majoring in family science.

Career Highs
Tackles - 7 (vs. FIU, 8/31/13)
Solo Tackles - 4 (vs. FIU, 8/31/13)
TFL- 2.0 (at Virginia Tech, 11/16/13)
Sacks - 2.0 (at Virginia Tech, 11/16/13)

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