|Linebacker / Defensive end|
|Date of birth:December 26, 1984|
|Place of birth: Massillon, Ohio|
|NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 3 / Pick: 78|
|Debuted in 2010 for the New England Patriots|
|Last played in 2012 for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats|
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
|Stats at CFL.ca|
Shawn Crable (born December 26, 1984) is a former professional American football linebacker. He played college football at Michigan and was drafted by the New England Patriots in the third round of the 2008 NFL Draft.
Crable attended Washington High School and was a three-year letterman. As a senior he made 75 tackles, 17 sacks, three forced fumbles and two interceptions and was a First-team All-State selection as a senior. He was also named to roster of 2003 U.S. Army All-American Bowl. He had 125 tackles, six sacks, 19 tackles for a loss and two interceptions as a junior. Additionally, he was four-year letterman in basketball and three-year letterman in track and field.
Crable was a four-year letterman at the University of Michigan and was the team captain and Second-team All-American as a senior. As a freshman in 2003 was injured and missed entire season. In 2004 he played in nine games and contributed seven tackles, one tackle for loss, one sack and two pass breakups. In 2005 he played in and had 14 tackles, three tackles for loss, three sacks and three pass breakups. In 2006, he was Second-team All-Big Ten after starting eight games at outside linebacker (playing in all 13). He totaled 37 tackles with 10.5 tackles for loss and 4.5 sacks as well as three pass breakups, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery. In 2007 he played in all 13 games and made 12 starts at outside linebacker and made 90 tackles with 28.5 tackles for a loss (TLFs). He also forced four fumbles and had one fumble recovery and one pass breakup. He was named second-team All-Big Ten Conference for the second consecutive season. His 28.5 TFLs led the Big Ten Conference, and it ranked second in the nation to George Selvie. When Michigan lost to Appalachian State in 2007, Crable was on the field during the final play, a blocked kick; he had two defenders to block and chose the outside defender, while the inside defender, Corey Lynch, blocked the kick.
|Ht||Wt||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP|
|6 ft 5 in||245 lb||4.64 s||1.56 s||2.30 s||4.55 s||7.29 s||31 in||9 ft 3 in||29 reps|
|All values from NFL Scouting Combine except vertical jump (Michigan Pro Day)|
New England Patriots
Crable was drafted by the New England Patriots in the third round (78th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft. Crable was inactive for the first half of 2008 and was placed injured reserve with a shin injury on November 5, 2008. He was placed on injured reserve on September 5, 2009 with a groin injury. He was released by the team on July 28, 2010, one day after being placed on the active/physically unable to perform list entering training camp. He was re-signed to the Patriots' practice squad on September 5, 2010. On September 25, 2010, Crable was promoted to the 53-man roster. He played in six games, recording four tackles and a half sack before being waived on November 16, 2010.
New York Jets
Sacramento Mountain Lions
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- "Bowl Subdivision (FBS) National Player Report: Tackles for Loss: Year: 2007 Thru: 01/07/08 Minimum Pct. of Games Played 75". National Collegiate Athletic Association. 2008-01-07. Retrieved 2009-11-25.
- Cimini, Rich (November 19, 2010), "Jets sign Turner, add ex-Pats spy ... er, LB", ESPN, archived from the original on November 19, 2010, retrieved November 19, 2010
- "UFL Transactions". OurSports Central. August 29, 2011. Retrieved August 29, 2011.
- "Tiger-Cats sign four defensive linemen". TSN. April 7, 2012. Retrieved April 9, 2012.
- Ticats release Boltus, ink pair of pivots