Jabrill Peppers 5
Jabrill  Peppers


East Orange, N.J.

High School:
Paramus Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 205





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Peppers Tabbed Freshman All-American

Football's Peppers Tabbed Freshman All-American


Sporting News Tabs Butt, Peppers as All-Americans

Sporting News Tabs Butt, Peppers as Football All-Americans



• Tackles:
8 - Utah, 2015
TFL: 2 - Utah, 2015
Pass Breakups: 3 - Northwestern, 2015
Receptions: 3- Indiana, 2015
Yards: 35 - Michigan State, 2015
Long: 28 - Michigan State, 2015

At Michigan
• One-year letterman
• Has appeared in 15 games at defensive back, making 13 starts; also contributes on offense and returns.
• Earned Big Ten co-freshman of the Week Honors (Oct. 12)
• Earned Big Ten Freshman of the Week Honors (Nov. 2)
• Named 2015 Big Ten Freshman of the Year
• Earned First Team All-Big Ten Defensive honors
• 2015 All-America second team honors (SI, Sporting News, CBS Sports)
• FWAA Freshman All-American

Sophomore (2015)
• Has appeared in 12 games at defensive back, making 12 starts; also contributing on offense and return game
• at Utah (Sept. 3): Made a career-high eight tackles, including two for loss
• Oregon State (Sept. 12): Tallied three tackles and a pass breakup
• BYU (Sept. 26): Recorded two tackles, including a TFL
• at Maryland (Oct. 3): Made two tackles and added a pass breakup
• Northwestern (Oct. 10): Tallied five tackles, including 1.5 for loss; Set a career best with three pass breakups
• Michigan State (Oct. 17): Tallied two tackles; Made his first career reception; Had a career-high 35 yards and two catches with a long of 28 yards
• at Minnesota: (Oct. 31): Ran 4 times for 19 yards and his first-career touchdown; Added three total tackles and two pass breakups
• Rutgers (Nov. 7): Contributed six tackles, including 1.0 TFL; rushed for an 18-yard touchdown
• at Indiana (Nov. 14): Recorded a career-best three catches for 16 yards; Tallied five tackles, three of which were solos
• at Penn State (Nov. 21): Made three tackles and broke up three passes; Rushed five times for 19 yards
• Ohio State (Nov. 28): Posted five solo tackles; Rushed for 30 yards on seven carries; Caught two passes for 25 yards

Freshman (2014)
• Appeared in three games, making one start
• Appalachian State (Aug. 30): Made first career start
• Miami (OH) (Sept. 13): Recorded career-high three tackles and returned one punt for six yards.
• Utah (Sept. 20): Matched career high with three tackles

• Four-time NJSIAA Group 4 state champion
• Attended Paramus Catholic High School (2014) for junior and senior seasons, coached by Chris Partridge
• Attended Don Bosco Preparatory High School in Ramsey, N.J. for freshman and sophomore seasons, coached by Greg Toal
• Played defensive back and running back

Key Statistics
• Totaled 134 tackles, seven interceptions, 5.0 tackles for loss and 2.0 sacks on defense and carried the ball 373 times for 3,059 yards and 43 touchdowns during career
• Also hauled in 57 receptions for 842 yards and 17 touchdowns
• Totaled 57 tackles and four interceptions as a senior
• Posted 77 tackles, three interceptions, 2.0 tackles for loss and one sack as a junior

• Named 2013 All-USA Defensive Player of the Year by USA TODAY as a senior
• First-team All-USA High School Football Team selection as a senior
• Participated in the 2014 Under Armour All-America Game
• Also named team captain for Team Nitro

Other Sports
• Also lettered in track and field
• Won the 100-meter dash and the 200-meter dash at the New Jersey Meet of Championships as a junior and senior, becoming the second male in meet history to win both events in consecutive years
• Broke the New Jersey state record in the 200-meter dash, recording a time of 20.79 seconds at the Big North Championships as a junior.

• Jabrill Peppers was born on October 4, 1995
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, major undeclared.


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