London Crawford

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London Crawford
No. 2     Jacksonville Sharks
Wide Receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-10-19) October 19, 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth: Mobile, Alabama
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school: Mobile (AL) Davidson
College: Arkansas
Undrafted in 2010
Debuted in 2012 for the Columbus Lions
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • PIFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (2012)
  • First Team All-PIFL (2012)
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com
Career Arena football statistics as of 20134
Receptions 98
Receiving yards 1,213
Receiving TDs 29
Rush yards 31
Rush TDs 4
Stats at ArenaFan.com

London Crawford (born October 19, 1986) is an American football wide receiver for the Jacksonville Sharks of the Arena Football League (AFL). He played college football at the University of Arkansas. He was signed as a undrafted free agent by the Houston Texans in 2010.

Early life[edit]

Crawford attended Davidson High School in Mobile, Alabama.[1]

Personal Life[edit]

Crawford had two young boys. One he lost May 17, 2014 at the age of three months to SIDS. It was telecast on the news that he played versus the Orlando Predators that same night that led him to two touchdowns in honor of his son. [2]

Professional career[edit]

Houston Texans[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2010 NFL Draft, Crawford signed with the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL).[3] He was cut by the Texans following the preseason.[4]

Columbus Lions[edit]

In 2012, Crawford signed with the Columbus Lions of the Professional Indoor Football League (PIFL).[5] Crawford was named the PIFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, as well as was named First Team All-PIFL after leading the league with 103 receptions and 1,044 receiving yards.[6]

Jacksonville Sharks[edit]

Crawford was assigned to the Jacksonville Sharks of the Arena Football League (AFL) in 2013.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jordan Godwin (August 17, 2010). "Texans rookie Crawford writing his own Blind Side story". www.chron.com. Hearst Newspapers, LLC. Retrieved December 17, 2013. 
  2. ^ Template:Cite web lurl=http://m.jacksonville.com/sports/2014-05-18/story/jacksonville-sharks-receiver-london-crawford-takes-field-hours-after-death-3
  3. ^ "Houston Texans sign former Hogs Malcolm Sheppard and London Crawford". www.kait8.com. WorldNow and KAIT. May 19, 2010. Retrieved December 17, 2013. 
  4. ^ Paul Cloos (September 2, 2010). "Love, faith, football and family: The London Crawford story". www.al.com. Alabama Media Group. Retrieved December 17, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Columbus Lions sign former Arkansas wide receiver London Crawford". www.ledger-enquirer.com. Ledger-Enquirer. October 30, 2011. Retrieved December 17, 2013. 
  6. ^ Stuart Webber (July 9, 2012). "Lions London Crawford Top Offensive Rookie". www.wrbl.com. Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. Retrieved December 17, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Sharks Add Depth on Wednesday". www.arenafootball.com. Arena Football League. Retrieved December 17, 2013. 

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