Player Bio

Alshon Jeffery
WR #17
Height:
6-3
Weight:
216
Age:
24
College:
South Carolina
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2014):

REC
85
YDS
1,133
AVG
13.3
TDS
10
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 198 2,921 14.8 80 20 22 138 6.3 38 0 4 1
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 BUF L 20-23 5 71 14.2 44 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @SF W 28-20 3 47 15.7 29 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @NYJ W 27-19 8 105 13.1 42 0 2 13 6.5 7 0 -- --
4 GB L 17-38 4 39 9.8 13 1 1 12 12 12 0 1 0
5 @CAR L 24-31 6 97 16.2 31 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 @ATL W 27-13 5 136 27.2 74 0 2 0 -- 1 0 -- --
7 MIA L 14-27 2 9 4.5 5 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 @NE L 23-51 5 59 11.8 22 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 @GB L 14-55 6 63 10.5 22 0 1 8 8 8 0 -- --
11 MIN W 21-13 11 135 12.3 34 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 TB W 21-13 3 22 7.3 16 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 @DET L 17-34 9 71 7.9 26 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 DAL L 28-41 6 95 15.8 27 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 NO L 15-31 4 78 19.5 35 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 DET L 14-20 6 72 12 20 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
17 @MIN L 9-13 2 34 17 19 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Earned his first Pro Bowl nod in 2013… Accumulated 113 receptions for 1,788 yards (15.8 ypc) and 10 TDs in his career (2012-13)… 1,788 receiving yards ranks 3rd all-time for a Bear in his first two 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… Holds the second spot in Bears annals for receiving yards in a single season with 1,421 (2013) and sixth in receptions in a single season with 89 (2013)... 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) and 2013 (16.0).
PRO CAREER: Earned his first Pro Bowl nod in 2013… Accumulated 113 receptions for 1,788 yards (15.8 ypc) and 10 TDs in his career (2012-13)… 1,788 receiving yards ranks 3rd all-time for a Bear in his first two 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… Holds the second spot in Bears annals for receiving yards in a single season with 1,421 (2013) and sixth in receptions in a single season with 89 (2013)... 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) and 2013 (16.0).

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

2013 SEASON: 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… 1,421 receiving yards in a single season ranks 2nd all-time in team history… 89 receptions ranks 6th in franchise history… 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… Was 1/3 of a Bears trio that became the 7th in NFL history to be composed of one 1,200 yard rusher (Matt Forte - 1,339) and two 1,200 yard receivers (Alshon Jeffery – 1,421; Brandon Marshall - 1,295) from the same team in a single season and the first trio in franchise history to accomplish the feat… Combined with Brandon Marshall to become the second set of Bears receivers to enjoy 1,000 yard seasons in franchise annals, while their 2,716 combined receiving yards became the most by a duo in team history… Five 100-yard receiving games in 2013 ranks tied for 6th in team history… His 12 receptions at MIN (12/1/13) ranks tied for fourth in team history… 105 rushing yards in 2013 are the most by a Bears receiver in a single season. GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 16-14

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 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... Selected to the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas and the Under Armour All-American Game... Logged 910 yards receiving and 14 touchdowns as a junior in 2007... Also was a standout on the basketball court... Helped Calhoun County win four state titles.

Recent Articles

  • Passing attack finds its way in win

    Posted Nov 16, 2014

    Using their height advantage, Bears wide receivers Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery torched the Minnesota secondary to help Chicago to a 21-13 win on Sunday.

  • Banged up Marshall, Jeffery shine

    Posted Sep 15, 2014

    The status of Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery was unknown before the game, but each showed up big in the Bears 28-20 victory over the 49ers.

  • Bears receivers strive to be the best

    Posted Jul 14, 2014

    Just like running back Matt Forte, Bears receivers Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery will report to training camp next week looking to build on a record-breaking 2013 season.

  • Jeffery voted NFL's 54th best player

    Posted Jun 5, 2014

    Earning his first trip to the Pro Bowl following a breakout 2013 season, Alshon Jeffery has been ranked the 54th best player in the NFL in a poll of league players conducted by NFL Network.

Recent Videos

  • NFLN: Clausen launches 20-yard TD

    By NFL.com - Posted Dec 21, 2014

    Chicago Bears quarterback Jimmy Clausen launches a 20-yard TD pass to wide receiver Alshon Jeffery.

  • Week 6: Jeffery's 74-yard reception

    Posted Dec 17, 2014

    Alshon Jeffery produced the Bears' longest play from scrimmage of the season when he hauled in a 74-yard pass from Jay Cutler, setting up the go-ahead TD in a win over the Falcons.

  • Week 4: Jeffery's about-face TD

    Posted Dec 17, 2014

    After going in motion to the right, Alshon Jeffery reverses his field and catches an 8-yard TD pass from Jay Cutler on a swing pass to the left in a 38-17 loss to the Packers.

  • NFLN: Jeffery's 7-yard TD

    By NFL.com - Posted Dec 15, 2014

    Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler throws a 7-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Alshon Jeffery.