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Jabrill Ahmad Peppers is an American football strong safety for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He is 5 feet 11 inches tall.

He played college football at Michigan and was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft.

A standout athlete early in high school, he was named the Air Force National Sophomore of the Year in 2011. Sports Illustrated named Peppers one of their “Future Game Changers,” a group of 14 young athletes who are considered to be the brightest talents in their respective sports.

Peppers was named the Thompson-Randle El Freshman of the Year, Freshman All-American, and a Second-Team All-American in 2015.

Peppers was named the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year, Linebacker of the Year, Return Specialist of the Year, and an All-American in 2016.

On April 29, 2020, the Giants picked up the fifth-year option on Peppers’ contract., worth $6.77 million guaranteed for the 2021 season. For the 2020 season Peppers was a captain as a part of the special team’s unit.

In Week 7 against the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday Night Football, Peppers recorded his first sack of the season on Carson Wentz during the 22–21 loss.

Peppers was fined $11,301 for a hit that injured quarterback Kyle Allen in a 23–20 victory over the Washington Football Team.

During the game, Peppers also intercepted a pass thrown by Alex Smith, Allen’s replacement, and recovered a fumble.

On October 26, 2021, Peppers was placed on injured reserve after suffering a torn ACL and a high ankle sprain in Week 7. On April 4, 2022, Peppers signed a one-year contract with the New England Patriots.

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