Jabrill Peppers 5
Jabrill  Peppers


East Orange, N.J.

High School:
Paramus Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 205





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


Butt, Lewis, Peppers Earn All-America Honors from SI

Butt, Lewis, Peppers Earn All-America Football Honors from SI


Lewis, Peppers Lead Big Ten Defensive Yearly Honors

Lewis, Peppers Lead B1G Football Defensive Yearly Honors


Peppers Selected as Paul Hornung Award Finalist

Football's Peppers Selected as Paul Hornung Award Finalist



• 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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