Tank Bigsby
refer to caption
Bigsby in 2023
No. 4 – Jacksonville Jaguars
Position:Running back
Personal information
Born: (2001-08-30) August 30, 2001 (age 22)
LaGrange, Georgia, U.S.
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:213 lb (97 kg)
Career information
High school:Callaway
(Hogansville, Georgia)
College:Auburn (2020–2022)
NFL draft:2023 / Round: 3 / Pick: 88
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2023
Rushing yards:132
Rushing average:2.6
Rushing touchdowns:2
Receptions:1
Receiving yards:6
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Cartavious "Tank" Bigsby (born August 30, 2001) is an American football running back for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Auburn.

Early years

Bigsby attended Callaway High School in Hogansville, Georgia. As a senior he rushed for 1,636 yards with 27 touchdowns and as a junior had 2,221 yards and 22 touchdowns.[1][2] He committed to Auburn University to play college football.[3][4] He was ranked as the 7th overall recruit in the state of Georgia by 247 Sports, and was ranked as the nation’s top running back by Rivals.[5]

College career

Bigsby took over as Auburn's starting running back his freshman year in 2020.[6][7] He had his first 100-yard game against Georgia, rushing for 146 yards on 20 carries.[8][9] Bigsby finished the season averaging 6.0 yards per carry for a total of 834 yards and was voted the SEC Newcomer/Freshman of the Year.[10][11] In 2021, Bigsby improved upon his strong freshman season and would rush for 1,099 yards and ten touchdowns.[12] In the 2022 season, he had 179 carries for 970 rushing yards and ten rushing touchdowns.[13]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
5 ft 11+58 in
(1.82 m)
210 lb
(95 kg)
32 in
(0.81 m)
9+12 in
(0.24 m)
4.45 s 1.58 s 2.50 s 32.5 in
(0.83 m)
9 ft 11 in
(3.02 m)
21 reps
Sources:[14][15]

Bigsby was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the third round, 88th overall, of the 2023 NFL Draft.[16]

References

  1. ^ Stultz, Brian (December 18, 2019). "Auburn football: What to know about 5-star RB signee Tank Bigsby". Auburn Wire. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  2. ^ Eckleberry, Kevin (August 8, 2019). "Callaway's Bigsby to announce decision". LaGrange Daily News. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  3. ^ Bean, Josh (January 3, 2020). "5-star Auburn RB signee has big goal". AL.com. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  4. ^ Green, Tom (August 9, 2019). "4-star running back Tank Bigsby commits to Auburn". AL.com. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  5. ^ "Tank Bigsby - Football". Auburn University Athletics. Retrieved October 29, 2020.
  6. ^ Green, Tom (October 15, 2020). "Tank Bigsby 'running angry,' already living up to name". AL.com. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  7. ^ Green, Tom (August 26, 2020). "Freshman Tank Bigsby 'hungry' to contribute at RB". AL.com. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  8. ^ Eckleberry, Kevin (October 4, 2020). "Auburn's Tank Bigsby shines in loss to Georgia". LaGrange Daily News. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  9. ^ Vitale, Josh (October 12, 2020). "'Running like Cadillac': Tank Bigsby looks like next workhorse Auburn football RB". The Montgomery Advertiser. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  10. ^ "Tank Bigsby 2020 Game Log". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  11. ^ "2020 SEC Football Awards, All-SEC Team Announced". SEC Sports. December 22, 2020. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  12. ^ "Tank Bigsby 2021 Game Log". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  13. ^ "Tank Bigsby 2022 Game Log". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved August 8, 2023.
  14. ^ "Tank Bigsby Draft and Combine Prospect Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved April 25, 2023.
  15. ^ "2023 NFL Draft Scout Tank Bigsby College Football Profile". DraftScout.com. Retrieved April 25, 2023.
  16. ^ Oehser, John (April 28, 2023). "NFL Draft Round 3, Pick 88 Overall: Bigsby is the Selection". Jaguars.com. Retrieved August 8, 2023.