Jarek Broussard

American football player (born 2000)
American football player
Jarek Broussard
Personal information
Born: (2000-04-24) April 24, 2000 (age 24)[1]
New Orleans, Louisiana
Height:5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight:195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school:Richardson (TX)
Bishop Lynch (TX)
College:Colorado (2018–2021)
Michigan State (2022)
Position:Running back
Career highlights and awards
Player stats at PFR

Jarek Broussard (born April 24, 2000) is an American football running back.

Early life and high school

Broussard grew up in Dallas, Texas and attended Bishop Lynch High School. As a senior, he rushed for 745 yards and 10 touchdowns on 63 carries while catching 22 passes for 360 yards and three touchdowns. Broussard was rated a three-star recruit and committed to play college football at Colorado over offers from Colorado State, Houston, Illinois, and TCU.[2]

College career

Broussard redshirted as a true freshman after suffering a knee injury in practice in early September and also missed the entirety of the following season.[3][4] As a redshirt sophomore, Broussard rushed for 895 yards and five touchdowns on 156 attempts and was named first team All-Pac-12 Conference and the conference Offensive Player of the Year.[5][6] He was named the conference Offensive Player of the Week twice, including after rushing for 301 yards against Arizona on December 5, 2020, in a 24–13 win over Arizona.[7][8] Broussard rushed 142 times for 661 yards and two touchdowns as a redshirt junior. After the season, he entered the NCAA transfer portal.[9]

Broussard ultimately transferred to Michigan State.[10]


  1. ^ "Jarek Broussard Stats, Height, Weight, Position, Draft, College". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved July 25, 2023.
  2. ^ Singer, Mike (December 20, 2017). "Colorado Football Signee: Jarek Broussard". Rivals.com.
  3. ^ "CU's Jarek Broussard confident in starting as Buffs running back". The Denver Post. November 13, 2020.
  4. ^ Graham, Pat (November 10, 2020). "Top of his game: CU's Broussard shines after 2 knee injuries". Associated Press.
  5. ^ Nguyen, Joe (December 22, 2020). "Karl Dorrell, Jarek Broussard earn Pac-12 honors; 6 CU Buffs named to all-conference teams". The Denver Post.
  6. ^ "Broussard, Jefferson headline AP All-Pac-12 football team". The Washington Post. December 25, 2020.
  7. ^ "Colorado's Jarek Broussard named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week after 300-yard performance at Arizona". Yahoo Sports.
  8. ^ Keeler, Sean (December 19, 2020). "Keeler: Thank you, Karl Dorrell. You, too, Jarek Broussard. CU Buffs produced a football season to remember during a 2020 we'd rather forget". The Denver Post.
  9. ^ Howell, Brian (January 13, 2022). "CU Buffs' Jarek Broussard puts name in transfer portal". Denver Post. Retrieved August 17, 2022.
  10. ^ Wenzel, Matt (August 16, 2022). "Michigan State RB transfer Jarek Broussard looks to build on success after reuniting with Mel Tucker". MLive.com. Retrieved August 17, 2022.

External links

  • Bishop Lynch Friars bio
  • Colorado Buffaloes bio
  • Michigan State Spartans bio
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