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Dwain Crawford 1

Dwain  Crawford


Giddings, Texas

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Height / Weight:
6-0 / 195





Baylor vs. Kansas Football - 10/21/2006



Baylor Football vs. Kansas State - 09/30/2006

Fifth-year senior Dwain Crawford, one of six returning defensive starters, is a 2008 honors candidate ... With 20 career starts under his belt, Crawford is one of six 2008 Bears who have made at least 20 career starts ... Has 21 career multi-tackle games, including 11 contests with five or more stops ... Slides over to cornerback after playing safety the past four years.

2007: Despite missing season's final three games due to injury, ranked No. 8 on squad in tackles with 48 stops in nine starts as a junior rover ... Also had two pass breakups and a quarterback hurry ... His 5.3 tackles per game ranked T-No. 48 among all Big 12 defenders ... Broke right leg in pre-game warm-ups vs. Texas Tech and missed the Bears' final three games--vs. Texas Tech, at No. 4 Oklahoma, vs. Oklahoma State ... Produced nine multi-tackle games ... Credited with career-high-tying 11 stops (a career-high tying nine solos) and one pass breakup vs. Texas State ... Tallied nine tackles (five solos) vs. No. 19 Texas ... Also had nine tackles (two solos) vs. Colorado and six tackles (two solos) at Texas A&M ... Started nine games and played 624 snaps for third Baylor letter ... Played 54 or more snaps in every appearance with a career-high tying 92 downs against Texas State.

2006: Played and started 10 games as a sophomore free safety to earn 2006 honorable mention All-Big 12 recognition from both the league coaches and Associated Press after playing behind two-time All-Big 12 performer Maurice Lane in 2005 ... Ranked fifth on team in tackles with 55 (26 solos) to go with three interceptions and four pass breakups, both of which ranked T-No. 2 on squad ... T-No. 29 (No. 12 among DBs) in Big 12 with 5.50 tackles per game ... T-No. 8 in Big 12 and No. 93 nationally with 0.30 picks per game ... Totaled five or more tackles in seven of 10 starts ... Registered 10 tackles (a career-best nine solos) and picked off Kansas' final pass to seal Baylor's 36-35 come-from-behind win over the Jayhawks ... Had a career-high two pass breakups at No. 6 Texas ... Recorded a career-high 11 tackles (career-best five solos) at Colorado ... Named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week by both the league and San Antonio Express-News after totaling five tackles (three solos), two interceptions and a pass breakup vs. Kansas State ... Posted six tackles (three solos) vs. Northwestern State and had five stops on four occasions (vs. No. 22 TCU, at Washington State, vs. Army and Kansas State) ... Missed Baylor's games at Texas Tech and at Oklahoma State with a sore knee ... Played 598 snaps, including a high of 81 at Colorado, to earn second varsity letter.

2005: Standout prep tailback saw action in all 11 games as a redshirt freshman free safety for the 2005 Bears behind two-time All-Big 12 performer Maurice Lane and started the season-finale against Oklahoma State in Lane's place ... Credited with 14 tackles (four solos) on season, with two pass breakups, an interception and a tackle for loss ... Registered season-high four tackles (one solo) and first career tackle for loss against No. 16 Texas Tech ... Tallied three tackles (one solo) and first career interception, which was returned six yards, against Oklahoma State on a career-high 92 plays ... Also had two stops vs. Samford ... Recorded pass breakups vs. Samford and at Iowa State ... Played 436 snaps to earn first varsity letter ... Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2004: Sat out his freshman season as a redshirt and made the switch from running back to safety.

High School: Giddings High School, Giddings, Texas ... Unanimous all-district honoree after rushing for a district-best 1,110 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior for the 7-4 Buffaloes who lost in the bi-district playoffs ... Also caught 12 passes for 198 yards ... Two-year starter and three-year member of Giddings varsity football team ... All-district defensive back as a junior ... District and regional champion in the 100 and 200 meters who finished fourth at 2004 3A state meet in both events ... Giddings' 2004 Track Athlete of the Year ... Regional meet qualifier in track as a junior ... Selected Baylor over TCU, Rice and Houston ... Coached by Derek Fitzhenry at the District 24-3A school.

Personal: The son of Dwain and LaDressa Crawford, Dwain Spencer Crawford Jr. was born Jan. 6, 1986, in Giddings, Texas ... Speech communication major.

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