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Lonnie Crayton

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Springfield, Fla.

High School:
Rutherford

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 296

Position:
Defensive Tackle

Birthdate:
12/19/1981

Experience:
2L

Lonnie Crayton

2001: Played in all 12 games, starting 11 of those at defensive tackle. Recorded 32 tackles, including 15 solo stops. Posted tackles in 10 games. Registered a season-high six tackles in the win over Navy (11/10). Also had five tackles against Cincinnati (10/6) and TCU (10/13). Recovered a fumble against UCF (9/22).

2000: Played in all 11 games as a true freshman, including five starts at defensive tackle. Selected to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team. Posted 18 tackles (eight solo), including two tackles for loss. Had a tackle and half a sack against Cincinnati (9/30). Made his first career start against Southern Miss (10/14), recording a season-best three tackles. Also had three tackles against both Army (10/21) and Houston (11/4).

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2000 graduate of Rutherford High School, where he lettered in football and track for four years each. A two-year all-county and all-district selection who also earned second team all-state honors as a senior. Registered 106 tackles and nine sacks as a senior and blocked two punts and forced five fumbles. Listed by Super Prep magazine as the fourth best D-Line prospect in the state. Played for Coach Steve Hardin. Chose Tulane over Georgia Tech and South Carolina.

PERSONAL: Hulon Edward Crayton, II. Born December 19, 1981 in Madison, Wis. The son of Hulon and Dinah Crayton. Cousin Rodney plays football for Auburn. Majoring in media arts. A member of the Tulane 3.0 Academic Club for the fall of 2000 and a 2000-2001 selection to the C-USA Academic Honor Roll. Hobbies include writing rap music.

Crayton's Career Defensive Stats

Year G-GS UT-AT-TT TFL Sacks FF/FR PD
2000 11-5 8-10-18 2-4 0.5-2 0/0 0
2001 12-11 15-17-32 1-3 0-0 0/1 0
Career 23-16 23-27-50 3-7 0.5-2 0/1 0

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