ACQUIRED: Signed with the Roughriders in October 2019
PRO: Jefferson was invited to tryout with the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks.
COLLEGE: The former Florida Gator started in four of 14 games in his freshman year landing on the SEC Coaches All-Freshman team. He continued to shine throughout his sophomore and junior seasons, starting eight of eleven games as a junior and leading the team with 13.5 tackles for loss and 4.5 sacks. As a senior, the Florida native recorded 18 tackles, six tackles-for-loss, one sack, two pass breakups and one fumble recovered and was named to the Bronko Nagurski Trophy and Ted Hendricks Award Watch Lists. Jefferson finished his collegiate career with 124 tackles, 34.5 tackles-for-loss, 10.5 sacks, four pass breakups, one forced fumble and one fumble recovered in 48 games played.