This former JUCO transfer joined the Boise State Broncos in 2009 and made an immediate impact, notching seven sacks despite sharing duties at defensive end. Crawford assumed the starting role in his senior season and made numerous impact plays on defense, highlighted by a 32-yard fumble recovery for a touchdown.
Crawford was recognized as an SI.com All-American Honorable Mention in 2010, and followed that up with First Team All-Mountain West honors in his senior campaign.
Name: Tyrone Crawford 2010 JUCO
College: Boise State Number: 40
Height: 6-4 Weight: 275
Position: DE Pos2: OLB
Class/Draft Year: Sr/2012
40 Time: 4.89 40 Low: 4.76 40 High: 4.98
Projected Round: 2 Stock: High: Early-Mid 2 Low: 3
Rated number 8 out of 133 DE's 54 / 1971 TOTAL
Combine Results Pro Day Results
Combine Invite: Yes
40 Yrd Dash: 4.89
20 Yrd Dash:
10 Yrd Dash: 225 Lb. Bench Reps: 28
Vertical Jump: 33
Broad Jump: 09'05"
20 Yrd Shuttle: 4.44
3-Cone Drill: 7.09
40 Yrd Dash: 4.78
20 Yrd Dash: 2.80
10 Yrd Dash: 1.69 225 Lb. Bench Reps:
20 Yrd Shuttle:
40 Time Range: 4.78/Ran once/Combine nums for rest
Draft Scout Snapshot: 2010: Reserve defensive lineman appeared in each of Boise State’s 13 games…named SI.com All-America honorable mention…registered 32 tackles on the season (13 solo), including 13.5 tackles-for-loss – tied for most on the team – and 7.0 sacks, the second-most on the team. Also forced a fumble, broke up a pass, and blocked a field goal (vs. Nevada) during the season. JUCO: Named junior college first-team All-America at Bakersfield College…also garnered first-team all-state and conference defensive most valuable player honors…registered 42 tackles (28 solo), including 14 tackles-for-loss and eight sacks. Also named first-team all-conference as freshman in 2008. Personal: Born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
Standing at 6'4" and weighing 275 pounds, Crawford has an NFL frame that can still continue to fill out and offer some growth potential technically.
Dane Brugler of CBS Sports praises Crawford for his "strong practice habits" and sees his strengths like this:
Coordinated with smooth movement skills. High effort rusher and works through the whistle. Relentless worker, fighting off blocks and battling to the ball carrier. Has strong hands and holds his own at the point of attack. Stout anchor when he plays low to the ground.
His weak points shake out like this, according to Brugler:
Not a quick-twitch player who will consistently threaten the edge. Has limited explosive qualities and lacks great initial burst or overall range for the position. Has a limited array of pass rush moves and needs to improve his technique in this area.Has only year as a starter at the FBS-level and was part of a rotation-heavy defensive front.
Crawford attended Bakersfield College Career out of high school where he played for two seasons. He started as a sophomore and was the conference?s defensive MVP, finishing with 42 tackles, 14.0 tackles for loss and 8.0 sacks, earning Junior College First Team All-American honors. Crawford was a three-star JUCO recruit and transferred to Boise State after the 2009 season. He served as a back-up defensive end in 2010 as a junior, recording 32 tackles, 13.5 tackles for loss, 7.0 sacks, 1 pass break-up and 1 forced fumble. Crawford became a starter in 2011 as a senior (11 starts), finishing with 44 tackles, 13.5 tackles for loss (team-high), 6.5 sacks, 3 forced fumbles and 1 fumble recovery (returned 32 yards for ...
Strengths: Looks the part with a strong, defined frame and good length (33?? arms, 9?? hands). Has good quickness and athleticism for his size. Coordinated with smooth movement skills. High effort rusher and works through the whistle. Relentless worker, fighting off blocks and battling to the ballcarrier. Has strong hands and holds his own at the point of attack. Stout anchor when he plays low to the ground. Has strong practice habits and coaches talk highly of his work ethic. Has been productive at the FBS-level with a combined 27.0 tackles for loss and 13.5 sacks the past two seasons. Offers some scheme versatility. Weaknesses: Not a quick-twitch player who will consistently threaten the edge. Has limited explosive qualities and lacks ...