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Jermar Jefferson earns academic honors

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State running back Jermar Jefferson has been named an Academic All-District 8 selection, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced on Thursday. Jefferson, who majored in sociology at Oregon State, is now eligible for Academic All-America honors. First and second-team Academic All-Americans will be...
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Detroit Lions rookie Jermar Jefferson already supporting local Detroit charity

Detroit Lions seventh-round draft pick Jermar Jefferson was drafted by the team less than a month ago, but the former Oregon State running back has already committed himself to a local charitable cause in his new city. On Wednesday, Jefferson announced his “Munchie Merch Initiative,” a drive in which he...
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Lions' Jermar Jefferson: Signs rookie contract

Jefferson has signed a four-year contract with Detroit, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports. After bursting onto the collegiate scene with over 1,500 total yards as a true freshman at Oregon State in 2018, Jefferson seem destined to be drafted before the seventh round. The 2020 first-team All-Pac-12 running back instead fell into the Lions' lap at No. 257 overall this spring, which presumably played a large role in the team's decision to waive Kerryon Johnson last week. Barring any surprise training camp performances from undrafted rookies Rakeem Boyd or Dedrick Mills, Johnson's absence seemingly puts Jefferson in the driver's seat for the No. 3 role in the Detroit backfield behind D'Andre Swift and Jamaal Williams.
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Lions Sign Third-Round DT Alim McNeill & Seventh-Round RB Jermar Jefferson

The Detroit Lions announced Friday that they’ve signed third-round DT Alim McNeill and seventh-round RB Jermar Jefferson to rookie deals. McNeill, 20, was a two-year starter at NC State and a First-Team All-ACC as a junior. The Lions used the No. 72 overall pick in the third round on McNeill.
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Jermar Jefferson: If Lions' Offense Is Backed Up, 'I Can Take It 90'

New Detroit Lions running back Jermar Jefferson is confident in his abilities. Speaking after being drafted by the Lions in the seventh round of the 2021 NFL Draft, Jefferson explained that he felt he was a balanced running back who could also be explosive when needed. “I feel like I’m...
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DFF Draft Coverage: Jermar Jefferson to the Lions

Jermar Jefferson | Oregon State 5’10” 206 lbs. 4/15/200 (Age 21) Jermar Jefferson was drafted 257th overall in the seventh round of the NFL Draft by the Detroit Lions. He was the 18th running back drafted in the 2021 NFL Draft. College Production. Year Games Played Attempts Yards Receptions Total...
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Jermar Jefferson Drafted By Detroit In Seventh Round

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Oregon State running back Jermar Jefferson has been selected in the seventh round of the 2021 NFL Draft by the Detroit Lions on Saturday. Jefferson is the second Beaver selected in this year’s NFL Draft, following Nahshon Wright in the third round by Dallas. He is the 13th Oregon State player to be selected by Detroit all-time, and the first since Bill Swancutt in 2005.
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Lions Select RB Jermar Jefferson in Seventh Round

With their third and final selection of Day 3, the Detroit Lions (Pick No. 257) have drafted running back Jermar Jefferson. Early in the fourth round, Detroit made selections with back-to-back picks, as it added USC wideout Amon-Ra St. Brown and Purdue linebacker Derrick Barnes. Lions general manager Brad Holmes...
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80 Prospects in 80 Days: Oregon State RB Jermar Jefferson

Each day leading up to the 2021 NFL Draft, we will take a look at prospects that should be on the Carolina Panthers' radar. We will look at roughly eleven prospects per round to give a better idea of potential draftees beyond just the first round. Here's our schedule for...
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Steelers scouting profile: Jermar Jefferson is a wasted pick

Oregon State Beavers running back Jermar Jefferson (6) Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports. While the Steelers will select a running back, they would be wise to avoid Jefferson out of Oregon State this year. The Steelers have an undeniable need at running back heading into the draft, and while...
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Oregon State RB Jermar Jefferson Says He’s Recently Met With Steelers

Oregon State running back Jermar Jefferson says he had a meeting with the Pittsburgh Steelers a couple weeks ago. Jefferson passed along the news during his Thursday Pro Day press conference. Jefferson says he can’t remember who he met with but called it a great meeting. Jefferson had three impressive...