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Marcus
Thigpen
#8 Running Back
Marcus
Thigpen
#8 Running Back
Height 5'9
Weight 195 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1986-05-15 (33)
Born Detroit, MI
School Indiana
Status AMER
Rushes 41
Yards 201
Touchdowns 3
Average 4.90

ACQUIRED: Signed with the Riders in September 2017.

 

PRO: Entered the NFL with the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent in April 2009 and went on to spend time with the Buffalo Bills, Oakland Raiders, Indianapolis Colts, Buffalo Bills, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots, Denver Broncos and the Miami Dolphins.  Thigpen entered the CFL in June 2010 with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats after signing with the Roughriders in October 2009.  In 2018, Thigpen played in 13 regular-season games, starting five at running back.  He had 48 carries for 408 yards and four touchdowns, and 24 receptions for 233 yards and one touchdown. He added 12 punt returns for 87 yards and 21 kickoff returns for 521 yards and one touchdown.  Thigpen played in the Western Semi-Final and registered five carries for 15 yards, two receptions for 12 yards and a one yard punt return.

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Played 50 regular-season NFL games between 2012 and 2015.
  • Made CFL debut July 2, 2010 …returned the game’s opening kickoff 93 yards for a touchdown then added a 118-yard missed field-goal return for a touchdown.

Seasons

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2010
HAM 18 28 234 2 8.4 31
2011
HAM 17 23 82 1 3.6 24
2017
SSK 2 7 32 1 4.6 9
2018
SSK 13 48 408 4 8.5 82
2019
SSK 18 41 201 3 4.9 20
Total
68 147 957 11 6.5 82

Receiving

YEAR TEAM GP REC ATT YDS YAC TD AVG LG
2010
HAM 18 20 27 234 - 1 11.7 41
2011
HAM 17 28 47 382 - 2 13.6 66
2017
SSK 2 2 2 31 26 1 15.5 19
2018
SSK 13 24 39 233 170 1 9.7 28
2019
SSK 18 19 26 161 119 1 8.5 23
Total
68 93 141 1041 315 6 11.2 66

Punt Returns

YEAR TEAM GP PR YDS AVG LG TD
2010
HAM 18 63 554 8.80 93 1
2011
HAM 17 53 501 9.50 50 0
2017
SSK 2 3 77 25.70 48 0
2018
SSK 13 12 87 7.30 11 0
2019
SSK 18 47 398 8.50 26 0
Total
68 178 1617 9.1 93 1

Kickoff Returns

YEAR TEAM GP KOR YDS AVG LG TD
2010
HAM 18 39 784 20.10 93 1
2011
HAM 17 47 859 18.30 46 0
2017
SSK 2 1 53 53.00 53 0
2018
SSK 13 21 521 24.80 97 1
2019
SSK 18 7 242 34.60 100 1
Total
68 115 2459 21.4 100 3

Missed FG Returns

YEAR TEAM GP NO YDS AVG LG TD
2010
HAM 18 7 384 54.90 118 2
2011
HAM 17 4 160 40.00 118 1
2017
SSK 2 0 0 0.00 0 0
2018
SSK 13 0 0 0.00 0 0
2019
SSK 18 2 43 21.50 23 0
Total
68 13 587 45.2 118 3

Game Log

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
06-13
1 HAM 2 18 0 9.0 14
06-20
2 OTT 9 57 1 6.3 20
07-01
3 TOR 3 10 0 3.3 6
07-06
4 CGY 3 19 0 6.3 9
07-20
6 BC 1 1 0 1.0 1
07-27
7 BC 5 22 0 4.4 9
08-01
8 HAM 2 4 0 2.0 3
08-09
9 MTL 2 0 0 0.0 5
08-24
11 OTT 2 5 0 2.5 5
09-01
12 WPG 1 3 0 3.0 3
09-07
13 WPG 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-14
14 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-28
16 TOR 2 15 0 7.5 8
10-05
17 WPG 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-11
18 CGY 1 2 0 2.0 2
10-18
19 BC 2 6 0 3.0 4
10-26
20 EDM 3 25 1 8.3 18
11-02
21 EDM 3 14 1 4.7 7
11-17
23 WPG 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
41 201 3 4.2 114

Receiving

DATE WEEK OPP REC ATT YDS TD AVG LG
06-13
1 HAM 2 3 8 0 4.0 4
06-20
2 OTT 1 2 19 1 19.0 19
07-01
3 TOR 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-06
4 CGY 3 4 17 0 5.7 8
07-20
6 BC 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-27
7 BC 2 2 12 0 6.0 13
08-01
8 HAM 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-09
9 MTL 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-24
11 OTT 1 1 5 0 5.0 5
09-01
12 WPG 1 2 23 0 23.0 23
09-07
13 WPG 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-14
14 MTL 3 5 29 0 9.7 14
09-28
16 TOR 0 1 0 0 0.0 0
10-05
17 WPG 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-11
18 CGY 1 1 3 0 3.0 3
10-18
19 BC 1 1 9 0 9.0 9
10-26
20 EDM 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
11-02
21 EDM 4 4 36 0 9.0 13
11-17
23 WPG 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
19 26 161 1 9.3 111

Punt Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
06-13
1 HAM 1 0 0.00 0 0
06-20
2 OTT 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-01
3 TOR 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-06
4 CGY 2 2 1.00 2 0
07-20
6 BC 1 0 0.00 0 0
07-27
7 BC 2 27 13.50 18 0
08-01
8 HAM 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-09
9 MTL 2 8 4.00 7 0
08-24
11 OTT 5 19 3.80 6 0
09-01
12 WPG 2 13 6.50 8 0
09-07
13 WPG 3 38 12.70 15 0
09-14
14 MTL 5 48 9.60 17 0
09-28
16 TOR 4 46 11.50 20 0
10-05
17 WPG 6 75 12.50 26 0
10-11
18 CGY 3 26 8.70 13 0
10-18
19 BC 3 16 5.30 12 0
10-26
20 EDM 4 19 4.80 7 0
11-02
21 EDM 4 61 15.30 20 0
11-17
23 WPG 6 70 11.70 23 0
Total
53 468 0.0 26 120.9

Kickoff Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
06-13
1 HAM 0 0 0.00 0 0
06-20
2 OTT 1 35 35.00 35 0
07-01
3 TOR 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-06
4 CGY 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-20
6 BC 2 103 51.50 100 1
07-27
7 BC 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-01
8 HAM 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-09
9 MTL 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-24
11 OTT 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-01
12 WPG 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-07
13 WPG 2 38 19.00 21 0
09-14
14 MTL 1 28 28.00 28 0
09-28
16 TOR 0 0 0.00 0 0
10-05
17 WPG 0 0 0.00 0 0
10-11
18 CGY 1 38 38.00 38 0
10-18
19 BC 0 0 0.00 0 0
10-26
20 EDM 0 0 0.00 0 0
11-02
21 EDM 0 0 0.00 0 0
11-17
23 WPG 0 0 0.00 0 0
Total
7 242 0.0 100 171.5

Missed FG Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
06-13
1 HAM 0 0 0.00 0 0
06-20
2 OTT 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-01
3 TOR 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-06
4 CGY 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-20
6 BC 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-27
7 BC 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-01
8 HAM 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-09
9 MTL 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-24
11 OTT 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-01
12 WPG 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-07
13 WPG 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-14
14 MTL 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-28
16 TOR 0 0 0.00 0 0
10-05
17 WPG 0 0 0.00 0 0
10-11
18 CGY 0 0 0.00 0 0
10-18
19 BC 0 0 0.00 0 0
10-26
20 EDM 1 23 23.00 23 0
11-02
21 EDM 1 20 20.00 20 0
11-17
23 WPG 0 0 0.00 0 0
Total
2 43 0.0 23 43