Future Watch: Phillip Lindsay Rookie Football Cards, Broncos

Future Watch: Phillip Lindsay Rookie Football Cards, Broncos

Future Watch: Phillip Lindsay Rookie Football Cards, BroncosPhillip Lindsay was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Denver Broncos on this past May. This is an unusual path to the NFL, but it does happen. The Broncos may have struck gold with this rookie.

Lindsay played his college football in Colorado. After redshirting in 2013, he played in all 12 games in 2014. He led the team in return yards and kick returns. Lindsay finished 4th on the team in rushing and he averaged 4.9 yards per carry. He was off to a good start.

In 2015, he was an iron man once again playing in every game. He had 140 rushes gaining 643 yards on the ground. His yards per carry was steady at 4.7 and he had six rushing touchdowns and one receiving. He was a team captain at this point in his NCAA career.

In 2016, he had 1,189 yards on 244 carries good for 5.1 yards per carry and 16 rushing touchdowns. He caught 47 passes (school record for a running back) for 390 yards and a touchdown as well.

In 2017, he rushed for 1,474 yards, fifth most in Colorado history, his 301 carries were the most in the country and 15 touchdowns, 14 of them rushing. This earned him Second Team All-Pac-12 honors.

He was ready for the NFL draft, but he wasn’t selected.

The 24-year old has 93 carries for 531 yards and three touchdowns on the ground this season. He has one through the air as well.

Here’s a look at one of his NFL touchdowns:

Collectors can find rookie cards of him in 2018 Panini Contenders Draft Picks and Elite Draft Picks. 2018 Leaf Draft pictures him in his college gear.

Lindsay is off to a great start. After his first eight games, he was ranked 6th in the league in rushing ahead of Saquon Barkley. Collect this potential rookie of the year ASAP.

Follow him on Twitter @I_CU_boy.

Future Watch: Phillip Lindsay Rookie Football Cards, Broncos – Stats

Rushing & Receiving Table
Games Rushing Receiving Total Yds
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Rush Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G Ctch% Touch Y/Tch YScm RRTD Fmb AV
2018 24 DEN rb 30 8 1 93 531 3 53 5.7 66.4 11.6 23 18 136 7.6 1 29 2.3 17.0 78.3% 111 6.0 667 4 0
Career 8 1 93 531 3 53 5.7 66.4 11.6 23 18 136 7.6 1 29 2.3 17.0 111 6.0 667 4 0
Provided by Pro-Football-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 10/30/2018.

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