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Jocques Crawford

Position Running Back
Height 6'1''
Weight 230 lbs.
Class Junior
Hometown Memphis, Tenn.
High School Cordova HS

Pronunciation: Jock.

2008 (Jr.): Was one of three backs used by Kansas in the non-conference season… Rushed for 232 yards on 62 carries on the season as a top backup… In season opener against Florida International he ran for 32 yards and one touchdown on 11 carries… Had most carries of the season against Sam Houston State when he rushed 12 times for 43 yards and a score… Best yardage game was 44 yards on 10 carries with a touchdown against Texas Tech… Had 42 yards on seven carries against Texas… Also played on special teams and made nine tackles on kickoff coverage.

Junior College: Named junior college offensive player of the year by the NJCAA as a sophomore in 2007… Was a NJCAA and JC Gridwire First-Team All-American… Rushed for a national junior college-leading 1,935 yards and 19 touchdowns on 283 attempts as a sophomore… His 19 touchdowns were second in the nation and his 118 points were third… His 1,935 yards were the most by a NJCAA running back since 2000… Rushed for 328 yards and three touchdowns against Trinity Valley… Had five 200-yard rushing games as a sophomore… Had 1,069 yards and eight touchdowns on 225 carries as a freshman… Earned All-Conference First-Team honors as a freshman.

High School: Rushed for 1,381 yards and 19 touchdowns as a prep junior… Lettered in track, basketball and football in high school.

Personal: Born in Memphis, Tenn… Undecided on his major… Would like to start a business after college… Likes to walk on the beach, ride horses, shop, text, play basketball and anything competitive… Son of Xavier Crawford and Jennifer Sanders… Has six brothers and three sisters… Father played football at Memphis, while an aunt ran track at Memphis.

Favorites: Place to eat in Lawrence – Longhorn Steakhouse; Place to play football – Cordova High School Stadium; Activity other than football – Playing Rock Band and other video games; Athlete – Clinton Portis, Walter Payton, Barry Sanders; Pregame ritual – Listening to music and praying; Football memory – Rushing for 370 yards on 19 carries and five touchdowns in one game; Thing about your team – They are very accepting and funny

Rushing G Att Yds Avg TD LG
2008 13 62 232 3.7 4 20
Receiving Rec Yds Avg TD LG
2008 6 46 7.7 0 29
KO Returns No Yds Avg TD LG
2008 7 126 18.0 0 42
Defense UT AT Total
2008 5 4 9