Not bad considering
the 6' 0", 228 pounder was hurt the majority of two games in the ten game
"I hurt my hand and had to wear a cast on it," added
the Conference Player of the Year, Jocques Crawford. "I am not afraid to
take a lick though. I like to challenge the LB's and DB's. They do not want to
hit me high. They like to ankle tackle me, and I usually run right through them.
I like to run between the tackles."
The '05 Texas Tech signee had
over 1, 107 yards rushing and 9 TD's as a freshman despite missing two games.
finished 8th in the nation that year."
Jocques' father, Xavier Crawford,
was known as the "X Man" around the Memphis State circles. But is not
the only person in his family to star on the collegiate level.l.
brother, Aaron Crawford, is the starting tailback for Texas Tech right now."
is going on with Jocques' recruitment?
"I just took a visit to TCU
this past weekend. Coach Nutt called me this weekend and wanted to know if I could
visit them in January. He is making an inhome visit with me later on this week."
Coach Nutt recruit Crawford while he was at Arkansas?
"Yes sir. Me
and Coach Danny Nutt have a good relationship. We text each other all of the time.
I like the way Houston Nutt coaches. I like the way he gets the rock to his RB's.
I like to get the ball 30-35 times a game. That is why I am not going to resign
with Texas Tech, with my brother being there, there are not enough carries for
both of us to get to the league. I just do not fit in their offense well. They
are still recruiting me pretty hard though."
How did the TCU visit
"I liked it. They have some pretty nice facilities for a school
that has to raise all of their money on their own. They do not get any money from
the state since they are a private school. The school is real nice though. I liked
their weight room, and I got along with their players. It was really nice. I really
enjoyed myself over there."
Anybody else involved?
have been talking to Oregon lately. They asked for my transcript. They said they
liked my game a lot, but I do not know, it is so far from home. If Ole Miss does
not offer me, I am pretty sure I will end up at TCU."
scheduled to graduate in May.