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NFL debut: 11/4/12 (vs. CAR)... First NFL start: 9/25/14 (vs. NYG)
NFL debut: 11/4/12 (vs. CAR)... First NFL start: 9/25/14 (vs. NYG)
Originally selected by the Washington Redskins in the third round (71st overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft... Re-signed with the Redskins on March 16, 2016.
2012 third-round pick who enters 2016 having previously appeared in 28 career regular season games with 12 starts (one at left guard and 11 at center)... Has also appeared in two postseason contests.
Played in all 16 regular season games, earning 11 starts at center. Also played in one postseason contest... Contributed on special teams vs. MIA (9/13) and vs. STL (9/20)... Saw extensive action at left guard in place of injured Shawn Lauvao at NYG (9/24)... Contributed on special teams vs. PHI (10/4)... Played on offense and special teams at ATL (10/11)... Started at center in place of an injured Kory Lichtensteiger at NYJ (10/18)... Started at center in the largest comeback win (24 points) in team history vs. TB (10/25)... Started at center at NE (11/8)... Started at center vs. NO (11/15), blocking for the Redskins’ first combined 300-yard passing game/200- yard rushing game since Super Bowl XXII... Started at center at CAR (11/22)... Started at center and helped Kirk Cousins throw for his fourth 300-yard game of the season in a win vs. NYG (11/29)... Started at center vs. DAL (12/7)... Started at center in a win at CHI (12/13)... Started at center for Cousins’ team-record-setting sixth 300-yard passing game of the season in a win vs. BUF (12/20)... Started at center in a division-clinching win at PHI (12/26)... Started at center in regular season finale at DAL (1/3)... Saw action in reserve in NFC Wild Card Round vs. GB (1/10).
Played in seven games with one start... Contributed on special teams at HOU (9/7)... Appeared in reserve vs. JAX (9/14)... Contributed in place of his injured teammates at PHI (9/21)... Made first career start at left guard vs. NYG (9/25)... Active but did not play vs. SEA (10/6), at ARI (10/12), vs. TEN (10/19), at DAL (10/27) and at MIN (11/2)... Played on offense and special teams vs. TB (11/16)... Contributed on special teams at SF (11/23) and at IND (11/30)... Inactive vs. STL (12/7), at NYG (12/14), vs. PHI (12/20) and vs. DAL (12/28).
Inactive for all 16 games.
Appeared in five regular season games in his rookie year... Was inactive for the Redskins’ season-opening win at NO (9/9), at STL (9/16), and vs. CIN (9/23)... Active but did not play at TB (9/30)... Inactive vs. ATL (10/7), MIN (10/14), at NYG (10/21) and at PIT (10/28)... Made his NFL debut on special teams vs. CAR (11/4)... Played on special teams in a win vs. PHI (11/18) and at DAL (11/22)... Inactive vs. NYG (12/3), vs. BAL (12/9) and at CLE (12/16)... Played special teams in a win at PHI (12/23)... Saw significant action in place of Kory Lichtensteiger in a division-clinching win vs. DAL (12/30), helping Alfred Morris to a career-high 200 rushing yards... Played his first career postseason games in NFC Wild Card Round vs. SEA (1/6), replacing an injured Kory Lichtensteiger early in the contest.
Played in 36 games with 28 starts in three seasons at Southern Methodist, where he blocked for 2011 Conference USA leading rusher Zach Line (1,224 rushing yards)... In 2011, started all 13 games at left guard and was a member of a Mustangs offense that averaged 274.8 passing yards per game (third in C-USA)... As a sophomore in 2009, started all 13 games at left guard and was named an honorable mention All-C-USA selection by the league’s coaches... Blocked for an offense that set single-season school records in total offense (5,093), passing yards (3,666) and points (380)... Helped lead the Mustangs to their first bowl appearance since 1984, defeating Nevada, 45-10, in the 2009 Hawaii Bowl... In 2008, following a redshirt year, played in 10 games with two starts, blocking for an offense that passed for a school-record-tying 29 touchdowns.
Attended Berkner H.S. in Richardson, Texas... Was named an All-Area selection by The Dallas Morning News following his senior season at Berkner... Was rated the 23rd-best guard prospect in America by ESPN. com... Was one of the top 25 offensive lineman in the state according to Dave Campbell’s Texas Football and was labeled a “Player to Watch” by the same publication... Ranked No. 41 on the DMN’s Area Top 100 list... Was a three-star Rivals.com and Scout.com prospect... Was ranked the No. 60 offensive guard in the nation by Scout.com and No. 63 by Rivals... Last name pronounced luh-REE-bus... Decorated gingerbread houses with Pediatric Oncology patients at INOVA Fairfax in 2014... In 2013, participated in Tyler Polumbus’ Tyler’s Kids Outreach Football Camp at Redskins Park... Born on July 2, 1989.
Redskins Center/Guard Josh LeRibeus talks to reporters as the Redskins were cleaning out their lockers to wrap up his 2015 season.
Washington Redskins Offensive Lineman Josh LeRibeus spoke to the media following Thursday's practice about playing Center, and this week's game vs. the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Washington Redskins players Tyler Polumbus, Tom Compton, and Josh LeRibeus build Christmas gingerbread houses with children at INOVA Fairfax Hospital.
Sky Kerstein takes you around Redskins Park for some of the biggest stories coming out of Loudoun County, Va. today. Hear from head coach Jay Gruden and some younger players looking to make their mark in the 4th and final game of the preseason.