Malik Jefferson

LB

#45

Experience: 2 years

Height: 6-2

Age: 22

Weight: 241 lbs

College: Texas

2018 SEASON

  • TCKLS
    5
  • SCK
    0
  • FF
    0
  • INT

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Biography

The second of two Bengals third-round picks in 2018, Jefferson played 12 games as rookie before December foot injury ended season ... Had seven special teams tackles (third on team) and played 47 percent of total ST snaps, despite playing only 12 games ... Played 34 games (30 starts) from 2015-17 at Texas, before entering NFL draft after junior season ... As junior in 2017, was named Big 12 Co-Defensive Player of the Year, first-team All-Big 12 (coaches, AP), and second-team All-American (AP); also was Butkus Award semifinalist.

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