Kareem Huggins

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Kareem Huggins
Free agent
Position: Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-05-24) May 24, 1986 (age 31)
Place of birth: Irvington, New Jersey
Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight: 198 lb (90 kg)
Career information
College: Hofstra
Undrafted: 2009
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • 2014 FXFL All-Star[1]
Career NFL statistics
Rushing Yards: 11
Rushing Average: 2.8
Rushing Touchdowns: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Kareem Huggins (born May 24, 1986) is an American football running back for the Brooklyn Bolts of the Fall Experimental Football League (FXFL) He was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent in 2009. Huggins graduated from Bayley Ellard High School in New Jersey[2] and played college football at Hofstra University.

Professional career[edit]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

He was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent prior to the 2009 season. After his September release, Huggins was signed to the Buccaneers' practice squad, where he remained until his activation to the active roster for Week 16 in December.

Huggins earned a backup running back spot in camp in 2010, but a week 6 knee injury against the New Orleans Saints ended his season, landing him on injured reserve. The severe knee injury led to the Buccaneers not tendering Huggins a contract for the 2011 season.

New England Patriots[edit]

Huggins was signed by the New England Patriots on August 4, 2012, after spending the 2011 season out of football. He was released the next day.

New York Jets[edit]

He was signed to the New York Jets' practice squad on September 25, 2013.[3] He was released on October 2, 2013.[4]


  1. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AtkhiMiBYrA
  2. ^ Diekemper, Lee. "Bayley-Ellard HS grad Kareem Huggins makes his debut as a Tampa Bay Buc", Daily Record (Morristown), September 13, 2010. Accessed August 19, 2012.
  3. ^ Martin, Kimberley (25 September 2013). "Jets add ex-Hofstra RB Huggins to practice squad". Newsday. Archived from the original on 26 September 2013. Retrieved 26 September 2013. 
  4. ^ Jets Staff (2 October 2013). "Jets Sign WR David Nelson to Active Roster". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 5 October 2013. Retrieved 2 October 2013. 

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