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Craig Gelhardt

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Tallahassee, Fla.

High School:
Lincoln

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 233

Position:
Deep Snapper

Birthdate:
02/04/1986

Experience:
3L

Major:
Computer Internet Application Development

Craig Gelhardt

TULANE: A three-year letterwinner who has played in 35 career games as the team's deep snapper... a two-time honorable mention all-conference performer... enters the fall camp as the Green Wave's primary deep snapper.

2007 (JUNIOR): Played in all 12 games and was the primary deep snapper for punts and place kicks... earned honorable mention All C-USA merits.

2006 (SOPHOMORE): Saw action in all 12 games as the team's deep snapper for all punts and placekicks... was an honorable mention all-Conference USA performer.

2005 (FRESHMAN RS): Saw action in all 11 Green Wave games as the team's deep snapper for all punts and placekicks.

2004 (FRESHMAN): Received a red-shirt season.

HIGH SCHOOL: A three-year starter who played primarily at tight end and deep snapper... played for Florida in the 2004 California Bowl All-Star Game... recognized as the top long snapper in Florida and was named to the Orlando Sentinel Super Six list at tight end... member of the Sentinel's Florida Top 100 list... an honorable mention All-Big Bend selection by the Tallahassee Democrat in 2003 after earning first team recognition as a junior... led his high school team to the state championship as a sophomore... registered just one bad snap his entire high school career... ranked in the top 10 percent of his high school class... was a member of the National Society of High School Scholars.

PERSONAL: Majoring in computer internet application development... born Craig Ryan Gelhardt on February 5, 1986, in Tallahassee, Fla.... the son of Rob and Hilda Gelhardt... his uncle, Jeff Ledbetter, played football and baseball at Florida State while another uncle, Jack Ledbetter, played professional baseball... earned recognition from the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics as a Coca Cola Community Service All-American in the summer of 2006 for his efforts in gutting and rebuilding houses in New Orleans' Ninth Ward... a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and is a Tulane SAAC representative with Conference USA ... named to the 2007 and 2008 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and is a six-time member of Tulane's 3.0 Club.