| Tony Jeffery
6-1 · 175
Houston, Texas (Klein Forest)
Athletic and smooth-running former prep quarterback who was Texas' top receiver in 2004 ... proved to be a reliable receiver, blocker and runner from the flanker position ... also was a UT holder and a valuable member of the punt block team ... listed as a preseason second-team All-Big 12 pick by Athlon ... played in all 50 of UT's games the past four seasons ... recorded 57 catches for 714 yards and six TDs, while rushing 25 times for 127 yards and a TD during his career ... also recovered two blocked punts for TDs and has blocked four punts (T-No. 2 on the UT all-time blocked kicks list/T-No. 2 punts) during his career ... caught 33 passes for 437 yards and three TDs in 2004 ... also rushed seven times for 47 yards and a TD ... had eight receptions for 91 yards and a TD as a junior ... caught 11 passes for 112 yards and a TD as a sophomore ... shared UT's Most Improved Offensive Player Award after catching five passes for 74 yards and a TD as a redshirt freshman in 2001 ... spent the 2000 season honing his skills at receiver while redshirting.
Started all 12 games and was UT's leader in receptions and receiving yards in 2004 ... caught 33 passes for 437 yards and three TDs in 2004 ... also rushed seven times for 47 yards and a TD ... caught at least one pass in 10-straight games to begin the season before leaving the Texas A&M game early with an injury ... opened the season with three catches for 23 yards versus North Texas ... caught four passes for 39 yards at Arkansas, including a 30-yarder ... made three receptions for 36 yards versus Rice ... scored his first career rushing TD against the Owls on a three-yard fake FG ... pulled in five passes for 66 yards and two TDs against Baylor, including a 23-yard score ... also blocked his fourth-career punt (UT record) on the Bears' opening drive of the game to set up a Longhorn TD ... had two catches for 75 yards at Texas Tech, including a 44-yarder ... had his career-best game at Kansas with highs of seven receptions and 131 yards in addition to the game-winning TD with 11 seconds remaining in the 27-23 win ... also caught a season-long 46-yard pass from Vince Young to set up a FG in the third quarter ... pulled in four passes for 38 yards in the 38-37 Rose Bowl victory against Michigan.
Played in all 13 games ... earned one of UT's Whatever It Takes (W.I.T.) Awards ... had eight receptions for 91 yards and a TD on the season ... saw time on special teams as the holder for place kicks and made two tackles on the punt block team ... also aided the rushing attack with 40 knockdown blocks ... caught two passes for 14 yards and an 11-yard TD against Arkansas ... recorded a career-high 52-yard grab (from Vince Young) against No. 16 Kansas State that highlighted the game-winning drive ... recovered a blocked punt by Michael Huff in the end zone for a TD and the opening score against KSU ... caught two passes for 18 yards versus Texas Tech ... converted a fake field goal with a three-yard rush versus No. 15 Washington State in the Holiday Bowl.
Appeared in all 13 games at flanker ... caught 11 passes for 112 yards and a TD (15 yards against Baylor) and ran four reverses for 22 yards ... also blocked two punts (at Tulane, at No. 17 Kansas State) and recovered a fumble (against North Texas) on special teams ... had three catches for 35 yards at Nebraska ... caught two passes for 31 yards, including a 23-yarder, at Tulane ... had a pair of receptions for 14 yards against Houston.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2001)
Saw action in all 13 games, including the Holiday Bowl ... shared the team's Most Improved Offensive Player Award ... posted five receptions for 74 yards and one TD ... also rushed 11 times for 48 yards ... caught two passes for 37 yards and a 17-yard TD at Houston ... added two receptions for 24 yards vs. No. 3 Oklahoma ... had a 13-yard catch at Missouri ... also a valuable member of the UT punt block unit ... blocked a punt against New Mexico State that was recovered in the end zone by Phillip Geiggar (UT's first score of the season) ... picked up Rod Babers' blocked punt at Texas A&M and returned it 23 yards for the Longhorns' first TD of that game ... redshirted in 2000.
Coached by Phil Bounds at Klein Forest High ... completed 263-of-463 passes for 3,021 yards and 28 TDs and rushed for 1,268 yards and 21 scores in three years as the team's starting QB ... a two-time first-team all-district selection ... a 1999 Houston Touchdown Club Offensive Player of the Year finalist ... completed 100-of-170 passes for 1,394 yards, 17 TDs (seven interceptions) as a senior ... also ran for 698 yards and eight TDs that season ... connected on 88-of-167 passes for 1,046 yards and six TDs as a junior ... also rushed for 400 yards on 119 carries and 10 TDs that year ... completed 75-of-126 passes for 581 yards and five TDs and ran for 170 yards and three scores as a sophomore ... three-sport star who also lettered in basketball and track & field ... competed in the long jump and triple jump and was a member of Klein Forest's 400-meter relay team.
Born 2/23/82 in Tomball, Texas ... full name is Tony Drew Jeffery ... a youth and community studies major ... was active in UT's community service program ... served as a mentor at local elementary and middle schools ... a member of the AB Honor Roll list as a junior and senior in high school.
Year G/GS Rec-Yds YPC TD Long Rush-Yds YPC TD Long
2004 12/12 33-437 13.2 3 46/KU 7-47 6.7 1 15/KU
2003 13/0 8-91 11.4 1 52/KSU 3-10 3.3 0 7/NMS
2002 13/0 11-112 10.2 1 23/TU 4-22 5.5 0 9/2x
2001 12/0 5-74 14.8 1 20/UH 11-48 4.4 0 17/UH
Career 50/12 57-714 12.5 6 52/KSU 25-127 5.1 1 17/UH
Year G TT (Solo) FC FR PBLK KBLK
2004 11 0 (0) 0 0 1 0
2003 13 2 (2) 0 0 0 0
2002 13 1 (1) 0 1 2 0
2001 12 0 (0) 0 0 1 0
Career 49 3 (3) 0 1 4 0
Receptions: 7 at Kansas (Sr.)
Receiving yards: 131 at Kansas (Sr.)
Receiving TDs: 2 vs. Baylor (Sr.)
Rushing yards: 17 at Houston (Fr.)