Shawn Jefferson

Shawn Jefferson
New York Jets
Position:Assistant head coach offense/Wide receivers coach
Personal information
Born:February 22, 1969 (age 51)
Jacksonville, Florida
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High school:William M. Raines
(Jacksonville, Florida)
NFL Draft:1991 / Round: 9 / Pick: 240
Career history
As player:
As coach:
Career NFL statistics
Receiving yards:7,023
Receiving touchdowns:29
Player stats at

Vanchi LaShawn "Shawn" Jefferson (born February 22, 1969) is a former American football wide receiver who was selected by the Houston Oilers in the ninth round of the 1991 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Central Florida.

In his career, Jefferson appeared in 195 games (along with 12 postseason games), and two Super Bowl appearances (Super Bowl XXIX and Super Bowl XXXI). He finished his career with 470 receptions for 7,023 yards and 29 touchdowns.[1]

He was the Detroit Lions wide receivers coach, after serving as an offensive assistant for the team in 2007. In 2013, he joined the Tennessee Titans coaching staff and would serve as wide receivers coach until the 2015 NFL season.

On January 12, 2016, Jefferson was named wide receivers coach of the Miami Dolphins under head coach Adam Gase.[2] He re-joined with Gase as the wide receivers coach for the New York Jets before the 2019 season.[3]

His son, Van Jefferson, is a wide receiver for the Los Angeles Rams. He played college football for the University of Florida.[4]


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