Kapri Bibbs
Bibbs with the Washington Redskins in 2017
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1993-01-10) January 10, 1993 (age 28)
Place of birth: Harvey, Illinois
Career information
College: Colorado State
Undrafted in 2014
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Denver Broncos ( 2014 2016)
Career highlights and awards
* Super Bowl champion (50)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2018
Rushing attempts     71
Rushing yards     311
Rushing touchdowns     3
Receptions     32
Receiving yards     318
Receiving touchdowns     3

Kapri Lashaw Bibbs Jr. (born January 10, 1993) is an American football running back who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Colorado State, and was signed by the Denver Broncos as an undrafted free agent in 2014. He has also played for the San Francisco 49ers, Washington Redskins, and Green Bay Packers.

Early years

Bibbs attended and played high school football at Plainfield North High School for the Tigers.[1]

College career

Bibbs attended Snow College in 2011 and Front Range Community College in 2012. Before the 2013 season, he transferred to Colorado State.[2] In his only season with the school, he rushed for a school record 1,741 yards and joined Barry Sanders and Montee Ball as the only players in NCAA history to rush for 30 touchdowns in a season.[3] His 2013 season garnered him among the leaders in various rushing categories in the Mountain West Conference.[4]

Bibbs entered the 2014 NFL Draft after his sophomore season.[5][6]

Professional career

Denver Broncos

Bibbs was not selected in the 2014 NFL Draft, but was signed by the Denver Broncos as a free agent.[7] He was signed to the team's practice squad for the 2014 season.[8] He was released in November and tried out with the Arizona Cardinals, but he was ultimately re-signed to the Broncos' practice squad.[9]

Bibbs was once again placed on the practice squad by the Broncos prior to the 2015 season.[10] He was promoted to the active roster in October following an injury to Juwan Thompson.[11] He was active for the game against the Cleveland Browns, but did not receive any carries.[12][13] The day after the game, he was once again released; however, he was re-signed to the practice squad two days later.[14][15]

On February 7, 2016, Bibbs was part of the Broncos team that won Super Bowl 50. In the game, the Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers by a score of 24–10.[16]

On November 6, 2016, on Sunday Night Football, Bibbs made a 69-yard catch and ran for his first career touchdown against their AFC West rival Oakland Raiders.[17] He suffered a high ankle sprain in Week 13 and was placed on injured reserve on December 5, 2016.[18] Overall, he finished the 2016 season with 129 rushing yards to go along with two receptions for 75 yards and a touchdown.[19]

San Francisco 49ers

On April 29, 2017, the Broncos traded Bibbs and a 2017 fifth round draft pick to the San Francisco 49ers for a fourth round draft pick in 2018.[20] He was waived on September 1, 2017.[21]

Washington Redskins

On November 24, 2017, Bibbs was signed to the Washington Redskins' practice squad.[22] He was promoted on the active roster on December 12, 2017.[23] In his first game as a Redskin, he caught a screen pass from Kirk Cousins then scrambled for a 36-yard touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals.[24] He finished the 2017 season with 79 rushing yards to go along with 14 receptions for 128 yards and a receiving touchdown.[25]

On September 1, 2018, Bibbs was waived for final roster cuts before the start of the regular season, but signed to the team's practice squad the following day.[26][27] He was promoted to the active roster on September 22, 2018.[28] In Week 5, against the New Orleans Saints, he scored his first rushing touchdown as a Redskin.[29] He was waived on December 15, 2018.[30]

Green Bay Packers

On December 17, 2018, Bibbs was claimed off waivers by the Green Bay Packers following a knee injury suffered by Aaron Jones.[31] He played in two games with the Packers to end the season. He finished the 2018 season with 103 rushing yards, three rushing touchdowns, 16 receptions, 115 receiving yards, and one receiving touchdown.[32]

On June 14, 2019, Bibbs was released by the Packers.[33]

NFL career statistics

Regular season

Year Team GP GS Rushing Receiving Fumbles
Att Yds Avg Lng TD Rec Yds Avg Lng TD FUM Lost
2016 DEN 12 0 29 129 4.4 24 0 2 75 37.5 69 1 0 0
2017 WAS 3 0 21 79 3.8 16 0 14 128 9.1 36 1 0 0
2018 WAS 10 0 20 101 5.1 15 3 13 102 7.8 23 1 1 0
2018 GB 2 0 1 2 2.0 2 0 3 13 4.3 5 0 0 0
Total 27 0 71 311 4.4 24 3 32 318 9.9 69 3 1 0
Source: NFL.com

See also


  1. "Kapri Bibbs – Tribune high school all-state team". Chicago Tribune. http://www.chicagotribune.com/ct-sports-high-school-football-kapri-bibbs-html-htmlstory.html.
  2. Rams receive four letters of intent on junior college signing day
  3. Kapri Bibbs joins Barry Sanders, Montee Ball in 30 TD club
  4. "2013 Mountain West Conference Leaders". https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/conferences/mwc/2013-leaders.html.
  5. Colorado State's Kapri Bibbs to enter NFL Draft
  6. Colorado State's Kapri Bibbs says decision to enter NFL draft a matter of chasing dreams
  7. Knudson, Mark (August 30, 2015). "Kapri Bibbs’ NFL stock could have been much higher". The Coloradoan. http://www.coloradoan.com/story/sports/nfl/broncos/2015/08/30/kapri-bibbs-future-denver-broncos/71427852/. Retrieved January 30, 2016.
  8. Renck, Troy (August 31, 2014). "Kapri Bibbs, Shaquil Barrett among 9 signed to Broncos' practice squad". The Denver Post. http://www.denverpost.com/broncos/ci_26443651/kapri-bibbs-shaqil-barrett-signed-broncos-practice-squad. Retrieved January 30, 2016.
  9. Henson, Ian (November 25, 2014). "Kapri Bibbs works out with Cardinals, but returns to Broncos practice squad". Mile High Report. http://www.milehighreport.com/2014/11/25/7283561/kapri-bibbs-works-out-for-cardinals. Retrieved January 30, 2016.
  10. Klis, Mike (September 7, 2015). "Broncos sign Kapri Bibbs to practice squad". KUSA. http://www.9news.com/story/sports/nfl/denver-broncos/mike-klis/2015/09/07/denver-broncos-kapri-bibbs/71836924/. Retrieved January 30, 2016.
  11. Klis, Mike (October 17, 2015). "Broncos add RB Kapri Bibbs; release TE Richard Gordon". KUSA. http://www.9news.com/story/sports/nfl/denver-broncos/mike-klis/2015/10/17/kapri-bibbs-richard-gordon/74121790/. Retrieved January 30, 2016.
  12. "Denver Broncos at Cleveland Browns – October 18th, 2015". https://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/201510180cle.htm.
  13. Kinney, Adam (October 19, 2015). "Kubiak's Corner: An improving offense despite struggles". BSNDenver.com. http://bsndenver.com/kubiaks-corner-an-improving-offense-despite-struggles/. Retrieved January 30, 2016.
  14. Mason, Andrew (October 21, 2015). "Broncos bring back Kapri Bibbs to practice squad". https://www.denverbroncos.com/news/broncos-bring-back-kapri-bibbs-to-practice-squad-16122536. Retrieved January 30, 2016.
  15. "Kapri Bibbs 2015 Game Log". https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/B/BibbKa00/gamelog/2015/.
  16. "Super Bowl 50 – Denver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers – February 7th, 2016". Pro-Football-Reference.com. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/201602070den.htm. Retrieved August 31, 2017.
  17. "Broncos vs. Raiders highlights, score: Bibbs dances through defense for 69-yard TD". November 7, 2016. http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/broncos-vs-raiders-highlights-score-bibbs-dances-through-defense-for-69-yard-td/.
  18. Mason, Andrew (December 5, 2016). "Broncos awarded RB Justin Forsett off waivers". https://www.denverbroncos.com/news/broncos-awarded-rb-justin-forsett-off-waivers-18211859.
  19. "Kapri Bibbs 2016 Game Log". https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/B/BibbKa00/gamelog/2016/.
  20. Patra, Kevin (April 29, 2017). "Denver Broncos trade RB Kapri Bibbs to Niners". National Football League. http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap3000000804632/article/denver-broncos-trade-rb-kapri-bibbs-to-niners?campaign=fb-nf-sf74700033-sf74700033. Retrieved April 29, 2017.
  21. "49ers Announce Several Roster Moves". September 1, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20180302202415/http://www.49ers.com/news/article-2/49ers-Announce-Several-Roster-Moves/f2f5edf1-1065-4caa-9ce5-c92f7c168b55.
  22. "11/24: Redskins Make Roster Move". November 24, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20171228230008/http://www.redskins.com/news/article-1/1124-Redskins-Make-Roster-Move/171acd6d-3a18-45fc-b2be-a563348357e6.
  23. Czarda, Stephen (December 12, 2017). "Redskins Place Three on Injured Reserve, Sign Three To Active Roster". Archived from the original on January 4, 2018. https://web.archive.org/web/20180104202627/http://www.redskins.com/news/article-1/Redskins-Place-Three-On-Injured-Reserve-Sign-Three-To-Active-Roster/530f7415-c0f8-43e6-a98c-071a84d015ca. Retrieved December 12, 2017.
  24. Pell, Samantha (December 17, 2017). "Kapri Bibbs's dream of playing for the Redskins became reality Sunday". The Washington Post. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/football-insider/wp/2017/12/17/kapri-bibbss-dream-of-playing-for-the-redskins-became-reality-sunday/. Retrieved January 3, 2018.
  25. "Kapri Bibbs 2017 Game Log". https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/B/BibbKa00/gamelog/2017/.
  26. "9/1: Redskins Make Roster Moves". Redskins.com. September 1, 2018. https://www.redskins.com/news/9-1-redskins-make-roster-moves. Retrieved September 1, 2018.
  27. "Kapri Bibbs Among Eight Added To Practice Squad". Redskins.com. September 2, 2018. https://www.redskins.com/news/9-2-redskins-make-roster-moves. Retrieved September 2, 2018.
  28. "Redskins Sign Kapri Bibbs From Practice Squad, Waive Breshad Perriman". https://www.redskins.com/news/redskins-sign-kapri-bibbs-from-practice-squad-waive-breshad-perriman. Retrieved September 22, 2018.
  29. Allen, Scott. "Redskins-Saints takeaways: Defense gives up too many big plays as offense struggles". The Washington Post. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/football-insider/wp/2018/10/08/washington-redskins-vs-new-orleans-saints/.
  30. "Redskins Sign Matt Flanagan, Joshua Holsey, Andrew East; Waive Kapri Bibbs, Marcus Smith". December 15, 2018. https://www.redskins.com/news/redskins-sign-matt-flanagan-josh-holsey-andrew-east-waive-kapri-bibbs-marcus-smi.
  31. Ainsworth, Michael (December 17, 2018). "Packers claim RB Kapri Bibbs". Packers.com. https://www.packers.com/news/packers-claim-rb-kapri-bibbs. Retrieved December 17, 2018.
  32. "Kapri Bibbs 2018 Game Log". https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/B/BibbKa00/gamelog/2018/.
  33. "Packers release RB Kapri Bibbs". June 14, 2019. https://www.packers.com/news/packers-release-rb-kapri-bibbs.

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