Player Bio

Alshon Jeffery
WR #17
Height:
6-3
Weight:
216
Age:
25
College:
South Carolina
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2015 PRE):

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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 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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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

  • Jeffery shows star power in practice

    Posted Aug 10, 2015

    Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery was the MVP of Monday's practice, making a handful of excellent catches on throws from quarterback Jay Cutler.

  • Jeffery's only goal is winning a title

    Posted Aug 2, 2015

    Alshon Jeffery isn't concerned about replacing Brandon Marshall as the Bears' No. 1 receiver or posting Pro Bowl numbers. His only focus is on helping to lead his team to a title.

  • Cutler confident in Jeffery stepping up

    Posted Jun 17, 2015

    With Brandon Marshall gone, there’s no doubt in quarterback Jay Cutler’s mind that Alshon Jeffery can become the Bears’ No. 1 receiver.

  • Jeffery's fantasy football value on rise

    Posted Mar 19, 2015

    NFL.com analyst Michael Fabiano lists Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery among the players whose fantasy football value has risen based on recent personnel moves.

Recent Videos

  • Fantasy: #DraftJeffery

    Posted Aug 19, 2015

    Looking to add a top wide receiver to your fantasy squad this season? Here are a few reasons why you should select Alshon Jeffery early in your fantasy draft.

  • Jeffery: My goal is to win

    Posted Aug 2, 2015

    Wide receiver Alshon Jeffery talks to the media following practice Sunday.

  • Camp Breakdown: Wide Receivers

    Posted Aug 1, 2015

    Jeff Joniak and Tom Thayer breakdown the wide receiver position from training camp.

  • 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.