Born on Dec. 28, 1994 … Parents are John and Elaine Jefferson … Younger brother of former LSU starting quarterback Jordan Jefferson.
6-2 * 205 * QB
Marietta High School
A dynamic dual-threat quarterback who graduated from high school in December … Enrolled at LSU in January and will take part in spring practice … A consensus four star prospect by all of the major recruiting publications … Made the finals of ESPN Rise’s Elite 11 passing competition … Named the MVP of the Elite 11 Atlanta Region over 86 quarterbacks from 19 states, including 21 with Division I offers … Of the 86 competitors, the only quarterback from his region to make the Elite 11 finals … Earned Georgia Sportswriters Association first-team all-state honors as an athlete his junior season and Atlanta Journal Constitution honorable-mention all-state honors as a quarterback his senior season … Played in the Georgia Junior Bowl … Rated as the fifth-best dual-threat quarterback by Rivals.com and the eighth best by ESPN.com … Regarded as the number 16 pro-style quarterback back by 247sports … A member of the ESPN 300 as the 221st best prospect in the nation and a member of the Rivals 250 as the 127th best prospect in the nation … Named to the PrepStar Top 150 Dream Team as the number 10 quarterback in the nation … Considered the 11th ranked prospect in the state of Georgia by Rivals.com … Racked up 2,187 yards and 19 touchdowns through the air and 500 yards and eight touchdowns on the ground his junior campaign … Averaged over five yards a carry on the ground and passed for over 800 yards his senior season … Led his team to an 8-4 record his senior campaign and a 5-1 district record his junior season after missing half of the season due to injury … Coached in high school by Scott Burton.
Parents are Taneisha Raine and Will Jennings … Father played on the defensive line at the University of Georgia from 1990-1993 … Born Oct. 31, 1994.
6-1 * 180 * WR
Pompano Beach, Fla.
Ely High School
PRIOR TO LSU:
Attended Hargrave Millitary Academy in Chatham, Va., following his senior year of high school.
A physically gifted wide receiver with good route running skills and the speed to stretch the field ... Enrolled at LSU in January and will take part in spring drills … Consensus four-star prospect by every major recruiting publication ... Amassed 113 catches for 1,752 yards and 20 touchdowns over his three-year stay at Ely High School in South Florida ... Ranked the No. 23 wide receiver prospect in the nation by ESPN ... Listed as the No. 36 overall player from the state of Florida and No. 101 prospect in the Southeast according to Scout.com ... Placed No. 7 on the Miami Herald Florida Top 101 list ... The No. 3 recruit on the Miami Herald Broward County Top-25 recruit list ... Earned All-County honors in 2009 ... Played for the white team in the 2012 Under Armour All-American game under former NFL head coach Steve Mariucci ... Played his freshman season of high school at Redemptorist in Baton Rouge and was teammates with current LSU junior OL La'El Collins and sophomore RB Jeremy Hill ... Coached in high school by Rodney Gray.
Younger brother of former LSU All-American cornerback and current Arizona Cardinals all-pro Patrick Peterson ... Is currently going through the process to legally change his last name from Johnson to Peterson in Jan. of 2013 … Parents are Shandra and Patrick Peterson ... Born Oct. 7, 1992.
6-3 * 245 * Linebacker
Lake Charles, La.