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Peyton Barber
RB #25
Height:
5-11
Weight:
225
Age:
24
College:
Auburn
Hometown:
Alpharetta, GA
Experience:
3

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Biography

Acquired by Bucs:

Signed by Tampa Bay as a college free agent on May 2, 2016.

 

2016 Highlights:

On the season, rushed 55 times for 223 yards with one touchdown, adding five catches for 28 yards.

Made NFL debut at Atlanta (9/11).

Inactive at Arizona (9/18).

Played 13 snaps on special teams vs. Los Angeles (9/25).

Played 19 snaps on special teams against Denver (10/2).

Saw first career snaps on offense at Carolina (10/10), rushing three times for six yards.

At San Francisco (10/23), rushed 12 times for 84 yards (7.0 avg.), including a 44-yard touchdown run to seal a 34-17 victory for Tampa Bay.

Had one carry against Oakland (10/30).

Made first career start on Thursday Night Football against Atlanta (11/3), rushing 11 times for 31 yards and catching four passes for 24 yards.

Against Chicago (11/13), rushed 12 times for 38 yards.

Rushed four times for 22 yards (5.5 avg.) in a win at Kansas City (11/20).

Had five carries for 16 carries and one catch for four yards in a win over Seattle (11/27).

In a win at San Diego (12/4), had two carries for six yards.

Saw 14 snaps on special teams and one snap on offense in a win over New Orleans (12/11).

Recorded an assisted special teams tackle on kickoff coverage at Dallas (12/18).

Played 16 special teams snaps at New Orleans (12/24).

Rushed five times for 19 yards in a win over Carolina (1/1/17).

 

College:

Started 13-of-19 games played at Auburn (2013-15), totaling 1,071 yards on 248 carries and 13 touchdowns.

Elected to forego his redshirt junior season and declare for the NFL Draft.

Started all 13 games as a redshirt sophomore (2015), totaling 1,017 yards on 238 carries and 13 touchdowns.

Totaled 120 yards and four touchdowns, including three in overtime, at Arkansas (10/24/15).

Rushed for 147 yards vs. San Jose State (10/3/15), totaling five touchdowns, the most scores by an Auburn player in a single game since 2003.

Appeared in six games as a redshirt freshman (2014), recording 54 yards on 10 carries.

Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll and received Academic Top Tiger honors.

Majored in interdisciplinary studies.

 

Personal:

Attended Milton High School (Milton, Georgia).

Ranked as the No. 48 prospect and No. 32 running back in the state of Georgia by 247Sports.

Son of Ken and Lori Barber.

Born Peyton Barber on February 27, 1994.

 

Community:

In December 2016, visited patients battling illness at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg to raise their spirits during the holidays.

In December 2016, congratulated Pizzo Elementary students and teachers for winning the Florida Dairy Council Defend Your Turf Challenge, hosting Play 60 drills and sharing the importance of a healthy diet.

In September 2016, visited Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa to visit with families battling cancer and run Play 60 drills for the children of patients and staff. 

In June 2016, hosted a Play 60 event for children from the Jackson Heights NFL Y.E.T. Center.

In June 2016, toured MacDill Air Force Base to greet military servicemen and servicewomen and learn about the important role that the base plays in the Tampa community and beyond.

In May 2016, went bowling with rookie or first-year firefighters and paramedics from the City of Tampa.

Acquired by Bucs:

Signed by Tampa Bay as a college free agent on May 2, 2016.

 

2016 Highlights:

On the season, rushed 55 times for 223 yards with one touchdown, adding five catches for 28 yards.

Made NFL debut at Atlanta (9/11).

Inactive at Arizona (9/18).

Played 13 snaps on special teams vs. Los Angeles (9/25).

Played 19 snaps on special teams against Denver (10/2).

Saw first career snaps on offense at Carolina (10/10), rushing three times for six yards.

At San Francisco (10/23), rushed 12 times for 84 yards (7.0 avg.), including a 44-yard touchdown run to seal a 34-17 victory for Tampa Bay.

Had one carry against Oakland (10/30).

Made first career start on Thursday Night Football against Atlanta (11/3), rushing 11 times for 31 yards and catching four passes for 24 yards.

Against Chicago (11/13), rushed 12 times for 38 yards.

Rushed four times for 22 yards (5.5 avg.) in a win at Kansas City (11/20).

Had five carries for 16 carries and one catch for four yards in a win over Seattle (11/27).

In a win at San Diego (12/4), had two carries for six yards.

Saw 14 snaps on special teams and one snap on offense in a win over New Orleans (12/11).

Recorded an assisted special teams tackle on kickoff coverage at Dallas (12/18).

Played 16 special teams snaps at New Orleans (12/24).

Rushed five times for 19 yards in a win over Carolina (1/1/17).

 

College:

Started 13-of-19 games played at Auburn (2013-15), totaling 1,071 yards on 248 carries and 13 touchdowns.

Elected to forego his redshirt junior season and declare for the NFL Draft.

Started all 13 games as a redshirt sophomore (2015), totaling 1,017 yards on 238 carries and 13 touchdowns.

Totaled 120 yards and four touchdowns, including three in overtime, at Arkansas (10/24/15).

Rushed for 147 yards vs. San Jose State (10/3/15), totaling five touchdowns, the most scores by an Auburn player in a single game since 2003.

Appeared in six games as a redshirt freshman (2014), recording 54 yards on 10 carries.

Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll and received Academic Top Tiger honors.

Majored in interdisciplinary studies.

 

Personal:

Attended Milton High School (Milton, Georgia).

Ranked as the No. 48 prospect and No. 32 running back in the state of Georgia by 247Sports.

Son of Ken and Lori Barber.

Born Peyton Barber on February 27, 1994.

 

Community:

In December 2016, visited patients battling illness at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg to raise their spirits during the holidays.

In December 2016, congratulated Pizzo Elementary students and teachers for winning the Florida Dairy Council Defend Your Turf Challenge, hosting Play 60 drills and sharing the importance of a healthy diet.

In September 2016, visited Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa to visit with families battling cancer and run Play 60 drills for the children of patients and staff. 

In June 2016, hosted a Play 60 event for children from the Jackson Heights NFL Y.E.T. Center.

In June 2016, toured MacDill Air Force Base to greet military servicemen and servicewomen and learn about the important role that the base plays in the Tampa community and beyond.

In May 2016, went bowling with rookie or first-year firefighters and paramedics from the City of Tampa.

 

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