Coming off one of the best seasons for a tight end in Iowa State history, E.J. Bibbs offers a unique blend of size and speed and could be one of the Big-12 breakout stars in the 2014 football campaign.
High School & Junior College
Played wide receiver and linebacker for his undefeated Bogan High School team in the Chicago area, earning all-state and all-league honors along the way. Found his way to Arizona Western College where he was named a second-team NJCAA All-American as sophomore after a 22-catch, 230-yard, six touchdown season. Football.com ranked him the No. 2 JC tight end available after his sophomore season and though he had offers from Oklahoma, Memphis and Nebraska, to name a few, he chose the Cyclones.
His debut was pretty impressive in 2013, posting 39 catches for 462 yards and two scores as he earned second-team All-Big-12 honors. His catch total (39) ranks second in Cyclone history and was the 13th best total in the FBS for 2013. He was the only Iowa State player to make multiple catches in all 12 games and had seven games of three or more catches, including a season high seven catches against TCU.
He enters 2014 with as a legitimate national honors candidate and a potential NFL draft prospect
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2015 NFL Draft: First Look At TEs
by Bill Lund
Only one tight end was selected in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Eric Ebron was taken with the 10th pick by Detroit. Still, seven tight ends did wind up going in the first 100 picks...