42 - Kenny Jefferson Position: Fullback
Class: r-Sophomore
Height: 5' 9"
Weight: 223 lbs.
High School: DeMatha Catholic
Hometown: Port Tobacco, Md.
 
photo Is starting to play up to his potential ... Had a good showing in the spring and enters preseason practice No. 2 at fullback ... Saw brief action in six games last fall ... An excellent blocker, he was used mainly on goal-line and short yardage situations ... Excels in the weight room and the class room ... Has a chance to see more action in 2007 if he continues to exhibit the physical style of play he showed during the spring.

2006: Picked up some limited snaps during early season games against Northeastern, UNC and Duke ... Was in for four snaps in the Southern Miss game ... Got five snaps on short-yardage situations against Clemson ... Got his first collegiate carry against Virginia and picked up 3 yards ... Broke a tackle on that play ... Was an Iron Hokie during the off-season program ... Bench pressed 390 pounds and had a back squat of 535.

2005: Was redshirted while working as a fullback ... Turned in a 500-pound back squat during spring strength and conditioning testing ... Had one carry in the spring game for a loss of a yard.

High School: Averaged nearly 11 yards per carry as a fullback for Coach Bill McGregor at DeMatha ... Also excelled on defense, posting 111 tackles and nine sacks as a linebacker ... Won the Charles Mann Good Samaritan Defensive Player of the Year Award ... Named first-team All-Met by The Washington Post as a linebacker ... Led team to a 10-1 record and a second straight WCAC title ... Team finished ranked among the top 25 in the nation by USA Today ... Rated the No. 9 fullback in the nation and the No. 12 player in Maryland by rivals.com ... Ranked the No. 11 player in the state of Maryland by scout.com ... Rated the No. 6 fullback in the nation by collegefootballnews.com ... Ranked the No. 16 player in the Mid-Atlantic region by SuperPrep ... Rated the No. 41 player in the Mid-Atlantic Coast by Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report ... Wrestled for three seasons.

Personal: Kenneth Neill Jefferson ... Born 7/9/87 in St. Petersburg, FL ... Son of Ken and Tania Jefferson ... Enrolled in university studies.

Rushing G No. Yds. Avg. TD LG
2006 6 1 3 3.0 0 3
2007 8 1 -1 -1.0 0 0
Career 14 2 2 1.0 0 3

Receiving G No. Yds. Avg. TD LG
2007 8 1 2 2.0 0 2
2008 11 1 7 7.0 0 7
Career 19 2 9 4.5 0 7

Tackles G UT AT Tot. Loss Sacks
2007 8 1 1 2 0-0 0-0