Career Honors

  • Two-time Pac-12 Academic Honor Roll (2022, 2023)
  • Deswarte-Eller Award (2022)

As a Junior (2023)

  • Pac-12 Academic Honor Roll
  • Appeared in all 12 games for the Cardinal, making the final four starts of the year at safety
  • Finished fourth on the team with 53 tackles, a new career-best, including 30 solo and 23 assisted ... added his first two sacks and the first fumble recovery of his career
  • Set a then-career-best with six tackles, including four solo tackles, vs. No. 9 Oregon (Sept. 30)
  • Recorded his first career sack at Colorado (Oct. 13) ... came at a loss of 21 yards, the longest sack of the season for Stanford's defense
  • Recovered a second-half fumble at home against No. 5 Washington (Oct. 28)
  • Added another sack in the win at Washington State (Nov. 4) ... began a stretch of 6+ tackles in four-straight games during that win
  • Set a new career-best with nine tackles, including six solo tackles, at No. 12 Oregon State on Nov. 11

As a Sophomore (2022)

  • Pac-12 Academic Honor Roll
  • Deswarte-Eller Award
  • Stanford Scout Team Player of the Week- Defense (Week 8- ASU)
  • Saw action in eight games, making four starts at running back 
  • Totaled 194 rushing yards, averaging 3.3 yards/rush, with two touchdowns
  • Added 16 receptions for 124 yards 
  • Made his first career start against Washington State at running back (Nov. 5) ... Rushed for 23 yards on 11 carries and added three receptions for 32 yards ... switched over to the offensive side of the ball in the lead-up to the Cardinal's game at UCLA
  • First career touchdown on Stanford’s first drive of the 125th Big Game (Nov. 19) ... Set career highs in rushes (22) and yards (83) and set career highs in receptions (7) and yards (53) ... Set career highs in total touches (29) and all-purpose yards (136) ... Fifth time this season a Stanford running back has had 20+ rushing attempts in a game
  • Rushed 12 times for 40 yards and a touchdown against BYU (Nov. 26) ... Second-straight game with a rushing touchdown

As a Freshman (2021)

  • Appeared in two games
  • Made a tackle against Vanderbilt (Sept. 18)

Prior to Stanford

  • Played at Laguna Hills High School in Laguna Hills, Calif. for head coach Mike Maceranka
  • Ranked as a four-star recruit and No. 350 nationally by PrepStar
  • A unanimous top-40 safety, ranked No. 29 by PrepStar, No. 38 by 247Sports and No. 38 by Rivals and ESPN
  • Rated No. 36 in California by Rivals, No. 38 by PrepStar, No. 43 by 247Sports and No. 46 by ESPN
  • 2019 all-CIF Southern Section
  • 2019 all-Orange County first team defensive back
  • 2019 Team Captain
  • Two-time Team MVP (2018-19)
  • 2019 Sea View League Defensive Player of the Year
  • 2018 all-Sea View League first team 
  • 2020 season postponed due to COVID-19 global pandemic
  • 963 rushing yards, 510 receiving yards, 24 touchdowns, four interceptions, a forced fumble and 125 tackles as a junior in 2019
  • 616 rushing yards, 314 receiving yards, 10 touchdowns, one interception and 61 tackles in 2018
  • Principal's Honor Roll
  • Scholar Athlete Award all four years


  • Son of Chris and Alison Leigber
  • Father played football at Chico State
  • Has two brothers, Ross and Troy