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Commitment Status:Signed LOI

Anthony Jefferson

College Choices

School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
UCLACOMMITTED (02/03/2010)Offered01/15/2010
ArizonaNoneOffered01/22/2010
Arizona St.NoneOfferedNoneEric Yarber
CaliforniaNoneOffered10/02/2009Ron Gould
OklahomaNoneOfferedNone
OregonNoneOffered09/25/2009Scott Frost
S. Diego St.NoneOfferedNone
TennesseeNoneOfferedNone
USCNoneOfferedNone
WashingtonNoneOfferedNone

Scouting Report on Anthony Jefferson

How we scouted: Film footage, In-person visits, Game setting, Campby Barry Every - 09/21/2009
  • SpeedDivision I Player
  • SizeBlue Chip
  • StrengthDivision I Player
  • AgilityBlue Chip
  • Ball SkillsBlue Chip
On the Hoof: Tall and very lanky torso with long, lean arms and legs. His build is similar to USC cornerback T.J. Bryant, just a bit taller.
Needs Improvement: It would not hurt to improve speed and add some upper body muscle mass which should allow him to play a more physical game.
Most Impressive: Clearly has the skill to play either corner or receiver at the next level, which makes him very versatile. Jefferson has excellent ball skills and knows how to use his long arms to steer a receiver off his intended pattern.
Conclusion: As a corner, he would be considered rare because he is actually over 6-feet tall and will be able to go up against the big receivers at the next level.
Jefferson like many young skilled players will most likely make an early impact on special teams. Expect big things form this intelligent and high-character football player.

Barry Every is a Football Recruiting Analyst for Rivals.com. He has worked in the recruiting offices for Mark Richt at the University of Georgia, Bobby Bowden at Florida State University and Mack Brown at the University of North Carolina

Latest News

Position recruiting breakdown: Defense02/09/2010 Rivals.com Football Recruiting

Sharrif Floyd headlines the nation's No. 1-ranked group of defensive tackles at Florida. The Gators also landed the No. 3 group of linebackers and No. 2 group of defensive backs. Rivals.com has broken down how the teams did overall on National Signing Day. Now, here's a look at which teams fared best - position-by-position - on defense and at the athlete position.

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Four-star pledges to UCLA02/03/2010BruinSportsReport.com
Pac-10 Blitz: Chasing the Trojans01/29/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Jefferson has three at the top01/28/2010Duck Sports Authority
Whispers: Who has the edge for top prospects?01/27/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Jefferson narrows list to three schools01/24/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Huff still listening to other schools?01/22/2010Duck Sports Authority
O, Riley and Talking Points01/19/2010USCFootball.com
What's next for the Ducks on offense?01/14/2010Duck Sports Authority
Four-star down to four12/28/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
In-Home Visit Plays Big With Four-Star12/21/2009GoldenBearReport.com
Category rankings: Athletes11/27/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Jefferson still evaluating things11/12/2009Duck Sports Authority
Jefferson takes in Eugene09/28/2009Duck Sports Authority
Jefferson starts season with a bang09/10/2009USCFootball.com
Four-star sets first visit08/20/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Farrell: Impressions from the road08/07/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Jefferson: I'm feeling Notre Dame08/03/2009IrishIllustrated.com
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West Ultimate 100 Standouts: 2010 Class07/18/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Three-star has top five06/28/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Bruin target chooses top five06/28/2009BruinSportsReport.com
USC Rising Star Camp Hot 11 - Defense06/25/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Cali WR now at double digits06/18/2009Duck Sports Authority
Linemen shine at Palo Alto NIKE Camp05/19/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
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Jefferson caught off guard by USC coaches05/01/2009USCFootball.com
Jefferson's wait is over04/16/2009USCFootball.com
SoCal WR sees offers rise03/05/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Video: Jefferson is Speedy03/04/2009Rivals.com
Jefferson heads north03/02/2009GoldenBearReport.com
USC Targets Spotlight FBU02/24/2009USCFootball.com
Jefferson Gets First Offer02/11/2009USCFootball.com
Great Debate02/09/2009GoldenBearReport.com
U.S. Army National All-Combine Team: Offense01/07/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Impressive Underclassmen01/02/2009USCFootball.com
Anthony Jefferson Highlights12/19/2008GoldenBearReport.com
Class of 2010 WR on the map10/27/2008Rivals.com Football Recruiting