|No. 22 Arizona Cardinals|
|Date of birth:||January 27, 1992|
|Place of birth:||San Diego, California|
|Height:||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight:||212 lb (96 kg)|
|High school:||Chula Vista (CA) Eastlake|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Tony Jefferson (born January 27, 1992) is an American football safety who currently plays for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. Jefferson was a 2010 Freshman All-American by College Football News, The Sporting News, and Big 12 Conference co-Defensive Freshman of the Year (along with OSU Cowboys linebacker Shaun Lewis).
Jefferson attended Eastlake High School in Chula Vista, California, where he made 88 tackles, 12 tackles for loss, four sacks, two fumbles caused, two fumbles recovered, and lead Eastlake to a San Diego Division 1 CIF championship his senior year. He earned a 2009 USA Today All-American selection. Regarded as a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, Jefferson was listed as the No. 4 cornerback prospect in the class of 2010. He played in the 2010 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
He was signed by the Arizona Cardinals on May 13, 2013. In just his second preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys, Jefferson recorded 2 interceptions to go along with 5 tackles.
- Cirminiello, Richard (December 14, 2010). "2010 CFN All-Freshman Defensive Team". College Football News.
- "SN college football Freshman of the Year: South Carolina RB Marcus Lattimore". Sporting News.
- "All-Big 12 Football Awards Announced". Big 12 Conference. November 30, 2010.
- "Safeties 2010". Rivals.com. January 21, 2010.
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