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Dominique  Criss


Arlington, Texas

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Height / Weight:
5-10 / 195



2008 (Sophomore): Played in five games as sophomore, as reserve defensive back and on special teams... Named to the fall 2008 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Totaled two tackles (one solo) on the season... Saw action on defense in three games: vs. Wake Forest, at Oklahoma State and at Texas.

2007 (Redshirt Freshman): Second-team Academic All-Big 12 selection as redshirt freshman cornerback... Registered 10 tackles (six solos) in 11 appearances... Had career-high tying three tackles (two solos) and first career tackle for loss vs. No. 19 Texas... Also credited with three tackles (one solo) vs. Rice and two stops (one solo) at No. 20 Kansas... Had pass breakup at Buffalo... Tallied one solo tackle and one forced fumble in debut at No. 22 TCU... Three multi-tackle efforts... Saw action on 195 snaps to earn first Baylor letter... Career-high 39 plays vs. No. 19 Texas.

2006 (True Freshman): Redshirted in first year as Bear... Scout team MVP... Fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection.

High School: Bowie High School, Arlington, Texas... Rated among nation's top 50 prep cornerbacks by and as nation's 60th-best prep corner by No. 63 on The Dallas Morning News Top 100 Area list... Member of Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Area Top 50 list... Waco Tribune-Herald Top 100 and Texas Football Texas Top 300 selection... Two-way standout earned 3-star rating... One of two Arlington Bowie products in Baylor's 2006 recruiting class, joining teammate Chris Buford... Three-time all-district performer (twice at defensive back and once at running back)... Totaled 70 tackles, eight pass break-ups, one interception and three forced fumbles in 2005... Second-team 2005 all-district running back... Rushed 107 times for team-high 423 yards and eight touchdowns as senior in six games... Also caught 13 passes for 132 yards and one touchdown... Led Volunteers in scoring with 54 points... Had 115 tackles and nine sacks as junior in 2004... Coached by father, Anthony Criss, at District 7-5A school.

Personal: Son of Anthony and Patra Criss, Dominique Criss was born Oct. 13, 1987, in Fort Worth, Texas... Majoring in marketing.

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