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Jordan Rigsbee
Player Profile:
Jordan Rigsbee 1250317
Position: Offensive Lineman
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 300
Year: Senior
Hometown: Chico, CA
High School: Pleasant Valley HS
Experience: 3 Letters

Twitter: @calfootball
Instagram: jordan_rigsbee | cal_football

Career Stats
Game Logs: 20152014 | 2013 | 2012

Cal Career (2011-Present)

  • Leads all active Cal players with 48 starts and is the only Cal only player to have started every game possible over the last three-plus seasons as well as one of only two active Cal players to have participated in each of those 48 contests with the other punter Cole Leininger
  • Has split his 48 starts on the offensive line between four different positions, starting his first 16 games at left guard, his next eight at center, his next 12 at right tackle and his most recent 12 at right guard in 2015
  • Has added one fumble recovery as a 2012 sophomore vs. UCLA and three tackles with a career-high-tying one on three occasions at Texas as a 2015 senior after single stop both at Utah and vs. Oregon during his 2012 sophomore campaign

Senior (2015)

  • Has started a career-high-tying 12 games without missing any contests and has the opportunity to establish a new career-high in the Armed Forces Bowl
  • Considered one of the top offensive linemen for a group that has helped the Bears break school records in 2015 for total offense (6,293), passing yardage (4,425) and passing touchdowns (38) that were previously set in 2014, with an opportunity to add single-season marks during its bowl game in total yards per game, passing yards per game, completions and first downs passing
  • Has helped to lead the way on the offensive line for an offensive unit that ranks fifth nationally in passing offense (368.8 ypg) and eighth in total offense (524.4 ypg) with both second in the Pac-12 while the Bears are fourth in the conference and 22nd nationally in scoring offense (36.5 ppg), as well as a team that boasts 314 first downs to lead the Pac-12 and rank seventh nationally and a third-down conversion percentage (46.1%) that is second in the Pac-12 and 18th nationally

Junior (2014)

  • Started all 12 games at right tackle and was one of seven Cal players to start every contest along with fellow offensive linemen Chris Adcock, Alejandro Crosthwaite and Stephen Moore, as well as Cedric Dozier, Jared Goff and Mustafa Jalil
  • Started all 12 games at right tackle after spending spring practices as the team’s starting center
  • Played a key role for a Cal offense that set or equaled 12 single-season school or modern-era school records and ranked in the top 15 nationally in five offensive categories
  • Fourth-team preseason All-Pac-12 according to Phil Steele
  • Named a Jonathan and Judy Hoff Scholar-Athlete of the Week for April 28 – May 4, 2014
  • Suffered an ankle injury late in the spring game but was able to return for the season

Sophomore (2013)

  • One of four Cal players to start all 12 games along with Dan Camporeale, Deandre Coleman and Jared Goff, starting the first four contests at left guard and the final eight at center after a season-ending injury to Chris Adcock
  • A third-team Preseason and Midseason All-Pac-12 choice at offensive guard according to Phil Steele
  • Ranked as the No. 36 draft eligible guard by Phil Steele prior to the season, while Lindy’s had him as a “Cal Player to Watch”

Freshman (2012)

  • Started all 12 games at left guard alongside his brother and former Cal teammate Tyler Rigsbee, who started all 12 games at left tackle
  • Picked up his first two career tackles with one each at Utah and vs. Oregon
  • Recovered a fumble on a botched punt attempt vs. UCLA

Freshman (2011)

  • Redshirted
  • Did not play
  • Named the nation’s No. 24 freshman offensive lineman by Phil Steele and the No. 31 offensive lineman recruit according to Athlon prior to the season

Pleasant Valley HS (Class of 2011)

  • Played in the prestigious U.S. Army All-American Bowl following his 2010 senior campaign when he was also a SuperPrep All-American
  • Suited up for four seasons of varsity football
  • Named first-team Division II All-State as a senior, earned All-Northern Section recognition twice as a 2009 junior and senior, and picked up All-Eastern Conference honors in each of his final three campaigns as a 2008 sophomore, junior and senior
  • Also had a huge season on the defensive line as a senior with 113 tackles, 4.0 sacks, two forced fumbles and two pass breakups
  • Selected as a NorCal Preps Athlete of the Week during his senior campaign for the week of Nov. 14-20, 2010
  • Picked up a share of the Eastern League title during his junior season
  • Scored a touchdown as a junior
  • Had 40 tackles as a sophomore
  • Registered 23 stops, two pass breakups and one fumble recovery during his 2007 freshman campaign
  • Also played hoops and was the MVP of his squad as a 2008-09 sophomore

Recruiting Notes (Class of 2011)

  • Garnered four stars from Rivals and Scout, as well as three according to ESPN
  • Ranked No. 9 nationally among offensive guards by Rivals, No. 12 according to Scout and No. 16 by ESPN
  • No. 13 among the nation's top offensive guards and centers by Tom Lemming, and No. 40 among all offensive linemen according to SuperPrep
  • Checked in on lists of the nation's top players overall at No. 136 by Prepstar, No. 177 according to Rivals and No. 263 by Lemming
  • Ranked No. 24 overall on SuperPrep’s list of players in California/Hawaii/Nevada
  • Rivals had him listed as the No. 20 overall player in California


  • Full name is Jordan Anthony Rigsbee
  • Born March 5, 1993
  • Parents are Craig and Karla Rigsbee
  • Father and uncle played football at Utah State
  • Father is the director of athletics and former head football coach at Butte College, as well as a former head football coach and offensive line coach at Pleasant Valley High School
  • Brother, Tyler Rigsbee, was a member of the Cal football program from 2008-12, making the 2015 season the eighth consecutive campaign with at least one of the two brothers on the roster including the overlapping of their collegiate careers in 2011 and 2012
  • Major is anthropology

Rigsbee's Career Game Highs
Tackles: 1 (twice, last vs. Oregon, 2012)
Fumble Recoveries: 1 (vs. UCLA, 2012)
Fumble Return Yards: 0 (vs. UCLA, 2012)
Long Fumble Return: 0 (vs. UCLA, 2012)

Last Updated
December 9, 2015

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