Spartan Football Player Jahlil Jefferson Signs with UVa-Wise

Webb senior Spartan running back/defensive back Jahlil Jefferson signed scholarship papers with University of Virginia’s College at Wise, February 6.

Jefferson is a four-year starter with the Spartan varsity football team. A three-time All-State player, he scored 20 total touchdowns and rushed for 924 yards on 144 carries (average of 6.4 yards per carry) his senior year. On defense, he recorded 41 tackles, 2 interceptions and broke up 3 passes.

Co-captain of this year’s Spartan football team, Jefferson was named to the 2018 All-5Star Preps Third-Team Offense. He is also the recipient of Webb’s Spartan Award, which recognizes leadership, character and achievement in a varsity sport.