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32  Aaron Crawford
Aaron Crawford

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Ridgeway

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 211

Position:
Running Back

Birthdate:
04/23/1989

Experience:
2L

Major:
General Studies


11/27/2011

Postgame Notes

Texas Tech vs. Baylor

11/19/2011

Texas Tech - Missouri Notes

Postgame Notes

11/12/2011

Postgame Notes

FB: Texas Tech - Oklahoma State Notes

10/29/2011

Post-Game Notes

Iowa State at No. 19 Texas Tech

10/23/2011

Postgame Notes

Texas Tech at No. 1/3 Oklahoma

10/15/2011

Texas Tech vs. Kansas State - AP Photo Gallery

Texas Tech vs. Kansas State - AP Photo Gallery

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CAREER HIGHS
Rushes: 21, vs. Kansas State (2011)
Rushing Yards: 91, vs. Kansas State (2011)
Rushing Touchdowns: 2, vs. Colorado (2007)
Receptions: 11, vs. Oklahoma (2007)
Receiving Yards: 82, at Baylor (2007)
Receiving Touchdowns: 2, at Baylor (2007)
Total Touchdowns: 4, at Baylor (2007)
Longest Rush: 51, vs. Kansas State (2011)
All-Purpose Yards: 128, vs. Oklahoma (2007)
* Indicates most recent high

2011
Played in 11 games (6 starts) with 87 rushes for 336 yards with one rushing touchdown... averaged 3.9 yards per rush and 30.5 yards rushing per contest... caught 12 passes for 79 yards while averaging 6.6 yards per reception... rushed six times for nine yards against No. 18 Baylor at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington (11/26)... carried 14 times for 70 yards (5.0 avg.) and caught one pass for 15 yards at Missouri (11/19)... joined teammate Jared Flannel as a captain for game against Tigers (11/19) rushed seven times for 26 yards (3.7 avg.) against No. 2 Oklahoma State (11/12)... carried seven times for 12 yards at No. 25 Texas (11/5)... also caught three passes for 15 yards against the Longhorns... carried seven times for 36 yards (5.1 avg.) against Iowa State (10/29)... rushed 17 times for 62 yards (3.6 avg.) at No. 1 Oklahoma (10/22)... carried 21 times for 91 yards with first rushing touchdown of the season against No. 17 Kansas State (10/15)... rushing performance (91 yards) marked the most yards rushing since freshman season in 2007 (47 yards, vs. Oklahoma)... rushed seven times for 22 yards against No. 24 Texas A&M (10/8)... rushed once for eight yards in season opener against Texas State (9/3).

2010
Played in 13 games (0 starts) while posting 19 carries for 110 yards (5.8 avg.) with one rushing touchdown on the season... also made four catches for 39 yards with one receiving touchdown... ran once for a loss of one yard against Northwestern in the TicketCity Bowl (1/1) at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas... picked up 11 yards on three carries and caught a 15-yard touchdown pass - marking first receiving touchdown of the season - against Weber State (11/20)... ran for 21 yards on three carries at No. 16 Oklahoma (11/13)... rushed six times for 39 yards (long of 18) against No. 14 Missouri (11/6)... carried once for 25 yards and made two receptions for 18 yards at Texas A&M (10/30)... tallied first rushing touchdown of the season - first since 2008 season - on one-yard rush at Colorado (10/23) to tie the score (7-7) in the second quarter... three rushes for 12 yards and one reception for six yards against New Mexico (9/11)... blocked first career punt against Lobos in the first quarter with 3:22 on the clock as ball was recovered by Tech on New Mexico three-yard line... carried once for three yards in season opener against SMU (9/5).

2009
Played in 10 games during the season ... returned a kick against Texas A&M ... had a carry against Rice.

2008
Received medical redshirt ... appeared in just two games on the season ... rushed eight times for a gain of 26 yards a 3.2 yards per carry ... rushed for his only touchdown of the year in the season opener against Eastern Washington.

2007
Scored the game-tying touchdown in the waning minutes of the Gator Bowl against Virginia ... rushed eight times for 29 yards and a touchdown against the Cavaliers ... also caught eight passes for 28 yards ... carried 12 times for 47 yards and scored his third rushing touchdown of the season against Oklahoma ... also finished second on the team with a season-high 11 catches netting 81 yards against the Sooners ... started at tailback for the second-consecutive week at Baylor and became the first true freshman to score four touchdowns in a game since 2000 ... led the team in receiving with 10 catches for 82 yards and two scores, also carrying the ball nine times, gaining 44 yards on the ground ... 10 catches against the Bears were the most by a Red Raider running back since Shannon Woods' 11-catch outing against Missouri in 2006, and four scores were the most by a Tech back since Taurean Henderson in 2005 (Texas A&M).

HIGH SCHOOL
Ridgeway High School in Memphis, Tenn. ... Tennessee's Mr. Football for Class 5A in 2006 ... a three-star player according to Rivals.com, ranked as the No. 45 running back in the nation ... listed as the No. 3 running back and No. 19 overall prospect in the state on Rivals' Tennessee Top 25 after a senior season that saw him total 1,641 rushing yards and 17 touchdowns for the Roadrunners ... also the No. 3 tailback and No. 16 overall player on SuperPrep's `Tennessee 24' ... a first-team Class 5A All-State selection by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association after his senior year Velocity/PrepStar Magazine All-Region selection ... rushed for 2,242 yards and 23 touchdowns as a junior in 2005 ... chose Tech over Arkansas, Kentucky and Mississippi State.

PERSONAL
Aaron Crawford ... born April 23, 1989, in Memphis, Tenn. ... son of Robin Israel and Xavier Crawford ... has three sisters and three brothers ... brother, Jocques, was a member of Texas Tech's 2006 signing class ... played at Kansas in 2008... father played football at the University of Memphis ... uncle also played at UM ... majoring in general studies.

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