Louisiana State Tigers wide receiver Justin Jefferson (WO26) catches a pass during a workout drill during the 2020 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium.

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Watch LSU's Justin Jefferson turn heads with blistering 40-yard dash

Amos Morale III
February 28, 2020 - 10:45 am

Former LSU receiver Justin Jefferson was already considered one of the top receivers heading into this year's draft after a productive college career.

The 6-foot-3, 192-pound prospect caught 111 passes for 1,540 yards and 18 touchdowns whole helping the Tigers win a national championship. 

But the former Destrehan standout likely improved his draft stock Thursday after running a blistering 40-yard dash at the NFL's Scouting Combine.

Jefferson was clocked at a 4.43 in the 40-yard dash which was the sicth fasted time of any reciever prospect.

Take a look at the speedy run in the video below.

Jefferson wasn't the only receiver prospect with Louisiana ties to post an impressive 40-yard dash. Tulane's Darnell Mooney posted a 4.38 in the 40 which was the third fastest time.

 
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