Player Bio

Alshon Jeffery
WR #17
Height:
6-3
Weight:
218
Age:
26
College:
South Carolina
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2016):

REC
14
YDS
271
AVG
19.4
TDS
0
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 266 3,999 15 80 24 22 138 6.3 38 0 5 1
2016 CHI 3 3 14 271 19.4 54 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 CHI 9 8 54 807 14.9 50 4 -- -- -- -- -- 1 0
2014 CHI 16 16 85 1,133 13.3 74 10 6 33 5.5 12 0 1 0
2013 CHI 16 14 89 1,421 16 80T 7 16 105 6.6 38 0 3 1
2012 CHI 10 6 24 367 15.3 55 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 @HOU L 14-23 4 105 26.3 54 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 PHI L 14-29 5 96 19.2 49 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @DAL L 17-31 5 70 14 22 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Pro Bowler after the 2013 season has accumulated 198 receptions for 2,921 yards (14.8 ypc) and 20 TDs in three seasons (2012-14) with the Bears… Became fourth player in franchise history with 1,000 receiving yards in consecutive seasons (1,421 in 2013 and 1,133 in 2014) and fifth player in Bears annals with multiple 1,000-yard receiving seasons… Twice set the Bears single-game receiving yards mark in 2013 with 218 vs. NO (10/6) and 249 at MIN (12/1), en route to being named the PFWA’s Most Improved player… Has eight career 100-yard receiving games… Has added 138 rushing yards on 22 carries (6.3 ypc)… His 2,554 receiving yards since the start of the 2013 season are fifth most in the NFL during that time… Second in Bears single-season annals for receiving yards with 1,421 in 2013 and eighth with 1,133 in 2014… Holds the eighth spot in Bears single-season history for receptions with 89 in 2013 and holds the tenth spot with 85 in 2014… 2,921 receiving yards are second most by a Bears player in his first three NFL seasons, trailing Harlon Hill’s 3,041… As a rookie, averaged 36.7 receiving yards per game which ranks eighth in Bears single-season history among rookies… Led Bears receiving corps in yards per reception in 2012 (15.3), 2013 (16.0) and 2014 (13.3).
PRO CAREER: Pro Bowler after the 2013 season has accumulated 198 receptions for 2,921 yards (14.8 ypc) and 20 TDs in three seasons (2012-14) with the Bears… Became fourth player in franchise history with 1,000 receiving yards in consecutive seasons (1,421 in 2013 and 1,133 in 2014) and fifth player in Bears annals with multiple 1,000-yard receiving seasons… Twice set the Bears single-game receiving yards mark in 2013 with 218 vs. NO (10/6) and 249 at MIN (12/1), en route to being named the PFWA’s Most Improved player… Has eight career 100-yard receiving games… Has added 138 rushing yards on 22 carries (6.3 ypc)… His 2,554 receiving yards since the start of the 2013 season are fifth most in the NFL during that time… Second in Bears single-season annals for receiving yards with 1,421 in 2013 and eighth with 1,133 in 2014… Holds the eighth spot in Bears single-season history for receptions with 89 in 2013 and holds the tenth spot with 85 in 2014… 2,921 receiving yards are second most by a Bears player in his first three NFL seasons, trailing Harlon Hill’s 3,041… As a rookie, averaged 36.7 receiving yards per game which ranks eighth in Bears single-season history among rookies… Led Bears receiving corps in yards per reception in 2012 (15.3), 2013 (16.0) and 2014 (13.3).

HONORS & AWARDS: 2013 - Pro Bowl; PFWA Most Improved Player

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted in the second round (50th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft (4/27/12)… Signed a 4-year contract with Chicago (5/2/12). SIGNED through 2015

2014 SEASON: Put together second consecutive 1,000-yard receiving season after leading Bears with 1,133 yards and 10 touchdown grabs on 85 catches… Added 33 rushing yards on 6 carries while starting all 16 contests… Had TD catch in 6-straight games from November 16 - December 14, becoming the third player in franchise history to accomplish the feat, joining Curtis Conway (1995) and Ken Kavanaugh (1947), who each had 7-straight games with TD grab. GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 16-16

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2013 - Earned his first trip to the Pro Bowl and was Named PFWA’s Most Improved Player after recording 89 catches for 1,421 yards (16.0 ypc) and 7 TDs… Set the top two marks for receiving yards in a game with 218 vs. NO (10/6/13) and 249 at MIN (12/1/13)… One-of-eight players in NFL history to record two 200 yard receiving games in one season… Combined with Brandon Marshall to become the second set of Bears receivers to both have 1,000 yard seasons in franchise annals, while their 2,716 combined receiving yards became the most by a duo in team history… His 12 receptions at MIN (12/1/3) ranks tied for fourth in team history… 105 rushing yards in 2013 are the most by a Bears receiver in a single season. 2012 - Appeared in 10 games for Chicago with 6 starts, catching 24 passes for 367 yards and 3 touchdowns… 15.3 yards per catch was highest on the team… Ranked third on the team in receiving yards… Finished 10th among NFL rookies in receiving yards, tied for sixth in TD receptions and fourth in yards per catch (among rookies with at least 20-plus catches)… Eighth in franchise history among rookies in receiving yards per game (36.7)… Made first career start on September 23 vs. STL… Missed Weeks 7-10 with hand injury and Weeks 12-13 with knee injury.

COLLEGE: Played in 39 games at South Carolina (2009-11), making 32 starts for the Gamecocks… Finished with 183 catches (second in school history) for 3,042 yards (first in school history and second most in SEC history) and 23 TDs (tied for first in school history)… Returned 1 kickoff for 35 yards... Team captain and 2nd team all-SEC as a junior... Biletnikoff finalist, All-American and unanimous first-team all-SEC as a sophomore... First-team Freshman All-American, first-team SEC all-freshman and fourth-team all-SEC as a true freshman.

PERSONAL: Attended Calhoun County High School (St. Matthews, SC)… Named first-team all-state by The State as a defensive back... Caught 35 passes for 740 yards and 14 TDs as a senior... Averaged 65 yards on kickoff returns and 35 yards on punt returns with three touchdowns... Totaled 50 tackles on defense... Also was a standout on the basketball court... Helped Calhoun County win four state titles.

Recent Articles

  • Players to watch versus Texans

    Posted Sep 9, 2016

    Larry Mayer and Eli Kaberon of ChicagoBears.com discuss the Bears players they'll be watching on both sides of the ball in Sunday's season opener against the Texans in Houston.

  • Receiving corps led by Jeffery, White

    Posted Jul 15, 2016

    After injuries prevented them from playing together last season, receivers Alshon Jeffery and Kevin White are back healthy and expected to play integral roles on the Bears offense.

  • Jeffery focused on football, not contract

    Posted Jun 14, 2016

    Back on the practice field with his teammates Tuesday at Bears minicamp, receiver Alshon Jeffery said that he's concentrating on playing football and isn't concerned about his contract situation.

  • Jeffery reports to Bears minicamp

    Posted Jun 13, 2016

    After skipping the voluntary portion of the Bears offseason program, receiver Alshon Jeffery reported to Halas Hall Monday for the team's mandatory minicamp.

Recent Videos

  • Confidential: Jeffery's leadership

    Posted 6 hours ago

    Wide receiver Alshon Jeffery sits down with voice of the Bears Jeff Joniak to discuss being named a captain and the legacy he hopes to create in Chicago.

  • Jeffery: I feel good

    Posted Sep 23, 2016

    Wide receiver Alshon Jeffery addresses the media Friday at Halas Hall.

  • Mic'd Up: Alshon Jeffrey

    Posted Sep 20, 2016

    Listen in to wide receiver Alshon Jeffery during the Chicago Bears home opener against the Philadelphia Eagles.

  • Jeffery hauls in 49-yard gain

    By NFL.com - Posted Sep 19, 2016

    Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery gains 49 yards on a deep pass from QB Jay Cutler.