Player information lookup

cfbd_player_info(search_term, position = NULL, team = NULL, year = NULL)

Arguments

search_term

(String required): Search term for the player you are trying to look up

position

(string optional): Position of the player you are searching for.
Position Group - options include:

  • Offense: QB, RB, FB, TE, OL, G, OT, C, WR

  • Defense: DB, CB, S, LB, DE, DT, NT, DL

  • Special Teams: K, P, LS, PK

team

(String optional): Team - Select a valid team, D1 football

year

(Integer optional): Year, 4 digit format (YYYY).
If left NULL, API default will only provide results for most recent year of final rosters: 2020

Value

cfbd_player_info() - A data frame with 12 variables:

athlete_id:character.

Unique player identifier athlete_id.

team:character.

Team of the player.

name:character.

Player name.

first_name:character.

Player first name.

last_name:character.

Player last name.

weight:integer.

Player weight.

height:integer.

Player height.

jersey:integer.

Player jersey number.

position:character.

Player position.

home_town:character.

Player home town.

team_color:character.

Player team color.

team_color_secondary:character.

Player team secondary color.

Examples

# \donttest{
cfbd_player_info(search_term = "James", position = "DB", team = "Florida State", year = 2017)
#>   athlete_id          team         name first_name last_name weight height
#> 1    3691739 Florida State Derwin James     Derwin     James    211     75
#>   jersey position       home_town team_color team_color_secondary
#> 1      3       DB Haines City, FL    #782F40              #ceb888

cfbd_player_info(search_term = "Lawrence", team = "Clemson")
#>   athlete_id    team            name first_name last_name weight height jersey
#> 1    4035483 Clemson Dexter Lawrence     Dexter  Lawrence    340     76     90
#> 2    4360310 Clemson Trevor Lawrence     Trevor  Lawrence    220     78     16
#>   position        home_town team_color team_color_secondary
#> 1       DT  Wake Forest, NC    #F66733              #522d80
#> 2       QB Cartersville, GA    #F66733              #522d80

# }