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C.J. Spiller
RB #28
Height:
5-11
Weight:
200
Age:
26
College:
Clemson
Hometown:
Lake Butler, FL
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2013):

CAR
202
YDS
933
AVG
4.6
TDS
2
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesRushingReceivingFumbles
GGSAttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLongTDFUMLost
TOTAL 590 3,021 5.1 77 12 139 1,070 7.7 66 5 14 7
2013 BUF 15 10 202 933 4.6 77 2 33 185 5.6 27 0 4 1
2012 BUF 16 9 207 1,244 6 62 6 43 459 10.7 66T 2 3 3
2011 BUF 16 11 107 561 5.2 38 4 39 269 6.9 19 2 2 0
2010 BUF 14 1 74 283 3.8 20 0 24 157 6.5 41 1 5 3
Recent Games
WKOppResultRushingReceivingFumbles
AttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 NE L 21-23 17 41 2.4 9 0 5 14 2.8 7 0 1 1
2 CAR W 24-23 16 103 6.4 46 0 3 14 4.7 7 0 -- --
3 @NYJ L 20-27 10 9 0.9 6 0 1 1 1 1 0 2 0
4 BAL W 23-20 23 77 3.3 10 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @CLE L 24-37 8 66 8.3 54 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 CIN L 24-27 10 55 5.5 19 0 2 11 5.5 8 0 -- --
7 @MIA W 23-21 6 11 1.8 11 0 3 -4 -1.3 1 0 -- --
8 @NO L 17-35 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 KC L 13-23 12 116 9.7 61 0 2 39 19.5 27 0 -- --
10 @PIT L 10-23 8 23 2.9 7 0 3 11 3.7 7 0 -- --
11 NYJ W 37-14 13 6 0.5 3 0 2 10 5 8 0 -- --
13 ATL L 31-34 15 149 9.9 77 1 2 8 4 8 0 -- --
14 @TB L 6-27 11 22 2 7 0 1 26 26 26 0 -- --
15 @JAC W 27-20 13 67 5.2 18 0 1 1 1 1 0 -- --
16 MIA W 19-0 21 83 4 23 0 3 26 8.7 12 0 1 0
17 @NE L 20-34 19 105 5.5 24 0 5 28 5.6 16 0 -- --

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Bio

PRO

Drafted in the first-round (9th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft…fifth draft pick taken from Clemson in Bills history, 19th  Tiger draft pick in school history and fifth top 10 selection

NFL AWARDS

2013 Pro Bowl Selection

AFC Special Teams Player of the Week - Week 3 (2010)

FedEx Ground Player of the Week - Week 16 (2011)

   FedEx Ground Player of the Week - Week 1 (2012)                    

PRO

Drafted in the first-round (9th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft…fifth draft pick taken from Clemson in Bills history, 19th  Tiger draft pick in school history and fifth top 10 selection

NFL AWARDS

2013 Pro Bowl Selection

AFC Special Teams Player of the Week - Week 3 (2010)

FedEx Ground Player of the Week - Week 16 (2011)

   FedEx Ground Player of the Week - Week 1 (2012)                     

 

2013

•    Played in 15 games, starting 10. Tallied more than 100 yards rushing four times and along with RB Fred Jackson became just the second Bills duo in team history to record more than 800 yards rushing a piece.

•    vs. NE (9/8): Started at running back, marking the second time in his career he has started a season opener (2010) ... Tallied 41 rushing yards on 17 carries and 14 yards on a team-high five receptions.

•    vs. CAR (9/15): Gained 103 yards on 16 rushing attempts, an average of 6.4 yards per carry ... 100-yard effort marks the seventh time in his career he has surpassed the century mark ... Added 14 yards on three receptions.

•    at NYJ (9/22): Recorded 10 carries for nine yards on the ground and one reception for a yard before leaving the game due to injury.

•    vs. BAL (9/29): Started at running back, tallying 77 yards on 23 carries ... Played in his 50th career game, making his 25th career start

•    at CLE (10/3): Carried the ball 8 times for 66 yards and a score, including a 54-yard scoring scamper--his longest rush of the season and his first touchdown.

•    vs. CIN (10/13): Carried the ball 10 times for 55 yards, including a 19 yard run ... Added two receptions for 11 yards

•    at MIA (10/20): Ran the ball 6 times for 11 yards

•    at NO (10/27): Inactive due to injury

•    vs. KC (11/3): Returned to action and tallied a season high 116 yards rushing on 12 carries--his eighth career 100-yard game.  He now sits in sole possession of eighth place on the team’s 100-yard rushing game list ... Added two receptions for 39 yards

•    at PIT (11/10): Started at running back, carrying the ball eight times for 23 yards ... Added three receptions for 11 yards ... Topped 500 yards rushing for the third consecutive season.

•    vs. NYJ (11/17): Carried the ball 13 times for six yards ... Caught two passes for 10 yards.

•    vs. ATL (12/1): Tallied 149 yards on the day--the second most in his career and the 9th 100 yard performance of his career ... 77 yard run in the first quarter marked a career long carry ... Recorded his second score of the season on a 36 yard dash in the fourth quarter.

•    at TB (12/8): Started at running back, rushing 11 times for 22 yards ... Added one reception for 26 yards, which put him over 1,000 career receiving yards

•    at JAC (12/15): Racked up 67 yards on 13 carries, surpassing 700 rushing yards on the season

•    vs. MIA (12/22): Started at running back, gaining 77 yards on 20 carries and adding 26 yards on three receptions--the 19th game in his career going over 100 yards from scrimmage

•    at NE (12/29): Carried the ball 19 times, rushing for 105 yards--marking the 10th time in his career having crossed the century mark. Added five receptions for 28 yards.

 

2012

•    Selected to the Pro Bowl after Finishing the year with 1,244 yards on 207 carries and six touchdowns, aslo tallied 459 yards on 43 catches and two touchdowns
•    One of three players in the NFL to tally a 50+ yard touchdown rushing and receiving (Doug Martin, TB & DeAngelo Williams, Car.)
•    Has averaged club-record 5.38 yards per carry in his career
•    His 6.0 yards per carry in 2012 rank as the second best in team history (OJ Simpson - 6.03, 1973) and is the seventh player in NFL history to average over 6.0 yards per carry
•    Had 11 games with 100+ scrimmage yards - first Bill since Thurman Thomas in 1992 with 10 or more in a season.

•    At NYJ (9/9), tallied a career-high 169 yards rushing on 14 carries ... His 169 yards is the highest rushing total in Week One this year and the highest total by a Bills RB on Kickoff Weekend since OJ Simpson’s 173 yards vs. NYJ on 9/21/75. … Posted a career-long 56-yard touchdown run in the second quarter.  The 56-yard touchdown is the longest run in the NFL in week 1. … Averaged 12.07 yards per rush which ranks as the second-highest average in team history trailing only Wray Carlton’s 13.45 average (11-148 at Houston 12/5/65)... also notched two receptions for 25 yards
 •   vs. KC (9/16), tallied 123 yards on 15 carries and two touchdowns, as well as three catches for 47 yards... back-to-back 100-yard games for first time in his career .. fifth time a Bill has topped 100 yards in each of the first two games (O.J. Simpson 1973 & ‘75, T. Thomas 1991 and F. Jackson 2011) ... first player since Jim Brown in 1963 to average 10-plus yards per carry through the first two games of the season (min. 25 attempts)
 •   at. Cle. (9/23), tallied 16 yards rushing on four carries and 42 yards and a touchdown on two catches, before leaving with an injury in the first quarter... scored on a 32-yard reception, extending TD streak to six games, the longest by a Bill since Thurman Thomas’ six-game streak in 1990 (games 10-15)
•    vs. NE (9/30), finished with 33 yards on eight carries and two catches for five yards... his 8.31 yards per rush average ranks third (since 1960) in NFL history, among players with at least 40 attempts in the season’s first four games (Cleveland’s Jim Brown in 1963 - 8.51 and Oakland’s Charlie Garner in 2002 - 8.35)

•    at SF (10/7), carried the ball seven times for 24 yards
•    at Ari. (10/14), recorded game-high 88 yards on 12 carries with a touchdown... also notched 22 yards on four receptions

•    vs. Ten. (10/21), tallied 70 yards on 12 carries and 32 yards on six receptions
•    at Hou. (11/4), tallied six carries for 39 yards and five receptions for 63 yards

•    at NE (11/11), had nine carries for 70 yards and four catches for 61 yards

•    vs. Mia. (11/15), tallied a game-high 91 rushing yards on 22 carries, also had three catches for 39 yards) ... matched a personal-best with five straight games with 100 yards or more from scrimmage
•    at Ind. (11/25), had a game-high 107 yards on 14 carries .. his third 100-yard rushing game of the season and fourth of his career
•    vs. Jac. (12/2), finished with 77 yards on 14 carries, including a 44-yard touchdown scamper ... also had one catch for seven yards.
•    vs. StL (12/9), tallied 37 yards on seven carries and 15 yards on one catch
•    vs. Sea. (12/16), tallied 103 yards on 17 carries, his fifth 100-yard game of his career and fourth of the season ... eclipsed 1,000 yards for his first career 1,000-yard season
•    at Mia. (12/23), gained 138 yards on 22 carries and 35 yards on four receptions ... tallied a career-long 62-yard run ... his 6.48 yards per rush average sets the NFL record through 15 games since 1960 (among players with at least 150 attempts)
•    vs. NYJ (12/30), tallied 59 yards on 24 carries and 72 yards on two receptions, including a 66-yard TD

 

2011

Took over starting RB duties in Week 13 and totaled 563 scrimmage yards for weeks 13-17, fifth-most in the AFC

Ranked fifth in the AFC with a 5.2 yard rushing average
Scored the first rushing touchdown of his career on a nine-yard scamper at KC (9/11)... gained 16 rushing yards on five carries along with a five-yard reception

•   Vs. OAK (9/18), gained a career-best 63 rushing yards and added a career-long 26-yard scamper in the fourth quarter to help setup a touchdown, giving the Bills a 31-28 lead
•   Vs. NE (9/25), started for the first time this season, finished with one carry for three yards and one catch for -7 yards... made contributions on special teams with one kickoff return for 16 yards and two punt returns for 20 yards
•   at CIN (10/2): finsihed with 12 yards on three carries and had a catch fro nine yards  
•   vs. PHI (10/9): notched two carries for 13 yards and two catches for three yards
•   at NYG (10/16): Started split out as a receiver and recorded a career-high five catches for 39 yards and two punt returns for 11 yards
•   vs. WAS (10/30): tallied two catches for nine yards and had three punt returns for 22 yards, including a long of 13 yards
•   vs. NYJ (11/6): tallied two carries for five yards

•     at DAL (11/13): had one carry for a yard, also returned two kickoffs for 61 yards with a long of 35 yards
•   at MIA (11/20): Had three carries for two yards and two catches for 18 yards... also returned four punts for 60 yards, including a career-long 45-yard return and moved into first place in team history with a career punt return average of 12.2 ... had three kickoff returns for 66 yards

  •  at NYJ (11/27): Made his frist career-road start at RB and tallied a team-high 55 yards on a career-high 19 carries, also had three catches for 15 yards and one punt return for nine yards
  •vs. TEN (12/4): Led the team with a career-high 83 yards on 14 carries, including a 35-yard TD run ... also tallied three catches for 19 yards for 102 scrimmage yards - the first 100-yard from scrimmage game of his career
  •at SD (12/11): had a team-high 46 rushing yards on 12 carries, also recorded three catches for 10 yards
  •vs. MIA (12/18): had 91 rushing yards on 12 carries, also recorded a game-high nine catches for 76 yards... tallied two touchdowns on a 24-yard run and a three-yard catch ... produced a career-high 167 scrimmage yards
  •vs. DEN (12/24):  tallied a career-high 111 yards on 16 carries, including a career-long 38-yard run and a touchdown... posted his first 100-yard game... has eclipsed 500 yards for the season
  •at NE (1/1): had 60 rushing yards on 13 carries and 40 receiving yards on four catches with one touchdown... averaged 5.24 yards per carry this season which ranks ninth on the team’s single-season chart, along with F. Jackson’s 5.49 yards per rush, the Bills had two of the top nine single-season averages this season

 

2010
vs. MIA (9/12) Made his NFL debut in his first career start... tied for the team-lead in receptions with four for eight yards and posted six rushing yards on seven carries... returned one kickoff for 11 yards... became the ninth rookie running back in team history to earn a start on Kickoff Weekend

at GB (9/19) Returned six kickoffs for 174 yards - the fourth-most KOR yards in a game by a Bills rookie/first-year player... six kickoff returns ties as the second-most by a Bills rookie/first-year player in a game... caught four passes for 23 yards... combined with four catches in Week One, became the first rookie in team history with four or more catches in each of the first two games in a season... his eight receptions in the first two games of the season are the fifth-most by a Bills rookie in team history

at NE (9/26) Scored first two touchdowns of career - five-yard reception and 95-yard kickoff return... KOR TD marked the first by a Bill in a road game since Terrence McGee (12/24/05 at CIN)... became the seventh rookie in team history to score on a kickoff return... totaled five KOR for 189 yards, setting a new rookie team record... set a career-high with 29 yards rushing on four carries, adding three catches for 10 yards... joined Charley Warner (12/19/1965) as only the second player in Bills history to have a receiving and kickoff return touchdown in the same game... first rookie since Lee Evans (12/26/04 at SF) to post a multi-touchdown game
vs. NYJ (10/3) Totaled five kickoff returns for 110 yards... first Bill with three straight 100-plus yard KOR games since Leodis McKelvin’s streak of four in 2008 (Games 7-10)... added 11     rushing yards on two carries and one catch for four yards

vs. JAC (10/10) Returned seven kickoffs for 146 yards, tying as the fifth-most returns in a game in team history... is the first Bill with four straight 100-plus KOR games since Leodis McKelvin (2008)... posted career-highs with five carries for 31 yards and added one catch for three yards

at BAL (10/24) Produced a career-best 33 rushing yards on seven carries, adding 75 kickoff return yards on three attempts

at KC (10/31) Posted 17 rushing yards on six attempts along with four catches for 28 yards... returned three kickoffs for 58 yards

vs. CHI (11/7) Led the team with 20 rushing yards on seven carries and caught one pass for five yards
vs. DET (11/14) Posted 14 rushing yards and returned three punts for 44 yards before leaving the game with a hamstring injury and did not return.

at CIN (11/21), vs. PIT (11/28) Inactive

at MIN (12/5) Returned to the playing field for the first time in three weeks, matching a career-best of seven carries for 35 yards and added 54 kickoff return yards on three attempts

vs. CLE (12/12) Rushed eight times for 33 yards... returned four punts for 31 yards and one kickoff for 18

at MIA (12/19) Set a career-high with nine carries for 16 yards and added two catches for 21 yards

vs. NE (12/26) Posted a career-long 41-yard reception, finishing with two catches for 54 yards and 30 rushing yards on six carries... returned five kickoffs for 84 yards

at NYJ (1/2) Returned four kickoffs for 81 yards and two punts for 44 yards... carried the ball three times for five yards

 

CAREER HIGHS

RUSHING:

Rushing Yards: 169, 9/9/12 at NYJ

Rushing Att.: 24, twice, 12/30/12 vs. NYJ

Long Rush: 77, 12/1/13 vs. ATL

Rushing TDs: 2, 9/16/12 vs. KC

 

RECEIVING:

Receptions: 9, 12/18/11 vs. MIA

Rec. Yards: 76, 12/18/11 vs. MIA

Long Rec.: 66t, 12/30/12 vs. NYJ

Receiving TDs: 1, five times, most recent 9/30/12 vs. NYJ

 

KICKOFF RETURNS:

Attempts: 7, 10/10/10 vs. JAC

Yards: 189, 9/26/10 at NE

Long: 95t, 9/26/10 at NE


COLLEGE

Led the Atlantic Coast Conference in all-purpose yards with 7,588 in his career, finishing second in NCAA Division I history… first player in conference history with at least 1,000 yards rushing (1,212) and 500 receiving (503) in the same season (2009)… tied an all-time NCAA record with eight kickoff return touchdowns… joins Saints RB Reggie Bush as the only college football players in history with 3,000 yards rushing (3,547), 1,500 yards on kickoff returns (2,052), 1,000 in receiving (1,420) and 500 in punt returns (569)… set 31 Clemson records including all-purpose running, returns for touchdowns and many others… sixth player in ACC history with 3,000 rushing yards and 1,000 receiving yards in a career… had 21 touchdowns of 50 yards or more… had a career-best time of 6.58 in the 60 and 10.22 in the 100 meters.  2009: College Football Performance Awards Kickoff Returner Trophy recipient, the first award at the position in college football history… unanimous All-American selection, becoming first player in Clemson history to receive that honor… finalist for the Doak Walker Award, given to the nation’s top running back… first-team All-ACC choice and named ACC Player of the Year, becoming the first Tiger since 1987 (Michael Dean to receiver that honor)… finished sixth in the 2009 Heisman Trophy voting… returned four kickoffs and a punt for touchdowns, ranking second in the ACC and 14th in the country with an average of 32.83 yards on 23 kickoff returns for 755 yards… led the team with a career-best 1,212 rushing yards and 12 touchdowns on 216 carries… finished third on the team with 36 catches for 503 yards and four touchdowns… set a school-record with 128 points, as his total of 21 scores tied the ACC season-record that was set in 1970 (Don McCauley)… broke the school and ACC season-record with 2,680 all-purpose yards to rank fourth in the nation.  2008: All-American honorable mention by The NFL Draft Report and Sports Illustrated... All-ACC first-team selection as a kick returner and second-team honors as a running back… finished second on the team with 629 rushing yards on 116 carries with seven touchdowns… ranked fourth on the team with 34 catches for 436 yards and three scores… led the Tigers with 1,770 all-purpose yards and 11 total touchdowns… average of 147.5 all-purpose yards per game led the ACC and ranked 21st in the nation.  2007: Associated Press All-ACC honorable mention as a return specialist… joined Doug Thomas (1990) as the only player in school history to return two kickoffs for touchdowns in the same season… ranked second in the ACC and 14th in the nation with 19 kickoff returns for 547 yards… earned five starts at running back, carrying the ball 145 times for 768 yards and three touchdowns… led the Tigers with 1,723 all-purpose yards and ranked fourth in the ACC with an average of 132.54 yards per game.  2006: Led the team and was second in the ACC with five 100-yard rushing games… set a school freshman record, leading ACC freshman in rushing yards per game… averaged 7.3 yards per carry, the best by any ACC player since 1995 (Warrick Dunn), the fourth-best mark in the nation and conference history… second in the ACC in all-purpose yards per game (108.8)… posted two 150-yard rushing games in the final two contests becoming the first Tiger running back to gain at least 150 rushing yards in back-to-back games since 1988 (Terry Allen)… posted 938 rushing yards, third-most by a Tiger freshman… set a school record for all-purpose yards (1,415) and touchdowns (10)… earned ACC Rookie of the Week honors three times… added 19 catches for 219 yards… had six touchdowns of 50 yards or more, most in Clemson history in a season

 

 

PERSONAL

Graduated with a degree in Sociology… totaled 5,511 rushing yards on 541 carries in his career at Union County (Lake Butler, FL) High School…scored 93 career touchdowns… three-time all-state selection…  tabbed first-team USA Today and Parade All-American... EA Sports second-team All-American… played in the U.S. Army All-American game and selected for the California-Florida High School All-Star game… as a senior, carried the ball 176 times for 1,840 yards along with 30 touchdowns, added 15 catches for 249 yards… one of the top track athlete in Florida and the state champion in the 100m (10.42) and 200m… won the 100m at the Golden West Meet, a national meet held in June, 2006 in California, finishing second in the 200m… played shooting guard in basketball.

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