Joe Cribbs

Football Player
Born Jan 5, 1958

Joe Stanier Cribbs is a retired National Football League and United States Football League football running back. He played collegiately at Auburn University along with future NFL backs William Andrews and James Brooks. He began his professional career in 1980 with the Buffalo Bills.… Read More

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1958 Birth Born on January 5, 1958.


1976 18 Years Old Joe Cribbs played college football at Auburn. He played his first college football game in 1976, and when the season was over, he had 171 yards on 43 rushing attempts.
1977 19 Years Old He got more playing time in 1977, with 872 yards on 161 rushing attempts. … Read More


1979 21 Years Old In 1979, Cribbs final season at Auburn, Cribbs had 200 rushing attempts for 1,120 yards, and scored 14 touchdowns rushing
1980 22 Years Old Cribbs was an immediate success playing for the NFL team which drafted him, the Buffalo Bills, and was named the American Football Conference Rookie of the Year for the 1980 season and as a starter in the Pro Bowl. … Read More
1982 24 Years Old When the NFL played an abbreviated 9 game schedule due to the strike-shortened season in 1982, Cribbs was only able to play in 7 games but nonetheless lead the league with 90.4 rushing yards per game. … Read More
1983 25 Years Old In the summer of 1983, Cribbs officially inked a contract with Birmingham worth $3.5 million. … Read More
1985 27 Years Old Cribbs was a fairly major star with the Stallions; however the USFL folded after its 1985 season and Cribbs then returned to play in the NFL.
1986 28 Years Old Cribbs played for the San Francisco 49ers in the 1986 and 1987 seasons.


1988 30 Years Old He then divided the 1988 season between the Indianapolis Colts and the Miami Dolphins prior to his retirement. … Read More
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