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Tim Crowder in 2009.
|Date of birth:||June 30, 1985|
|Place of birth:||Tyler, Texas|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||260 lb (118 kg)|
|NFL draft:||2007 – 2nd round – 56th pick|
Career NFL statistics
|Stats at NFL.com|
Timothy C. Crowder (born June 30, 1985) is a former American football defensive end. He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the second round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Texas.
Crowder has also played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Crowder played college football for the University of Texas Longhorns. As a freshman, Crowder played in all 13 games and started 9 at left defensive end. For the season, he recorded 35 tackles, 3 TFLs, one sack, one interception, 14 pressures, five passes deflected and two forced fumbles. Following the season, he was named third-team Freshman All America by the Sporting News and shared UT's Outstanding Newcomer of the Year award. As a sophomore, he started all 12 games at left defensive end. For the season, he recorded 47 tackles, 10 TFLs, one forced fumble, 4.5 sacks, and 22 quarterback pressures. He was named honorable mention All-Big 12 by the Associated Press. As a junior in 2005, he started all 13 games at left defensive end. He led the team with 20 QB pressures, while recording 50 tackles, nine TFLs, three sacks, an interception and, a forced fumble. He was a first-team All-Big 12 selection by the league's coaches, a second-team All-Big 12 selection by The Kansas City Star, an honorable mention All-Big 12 pick by the Associated Press, and a member of the Ted Hendricks Award watch list.
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|6 ft 3½ in||272 lb||4.69 s||1.59 s||2.71 s||4.43 s||7.28 s||30½ in||9 ft 3 in||32 reps||30|
|Coming off a national championship his measurables at the combine, he couldn't have been rated higher as a 5/9 technique|
Crowder was selected in the second round (56th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos. He was the second defensive end selected by the club in that draft, and the second player to come from a recent BCS Championship team. He finished his rookie year starting 13 games, 16 tackles, 1 forced fumble and 4.0 sacks.
He was waived by the Broncos on September 5, 2009.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
- Broncos Take Crowder in Round 2 BroncoTalk. Retrieved on 2007-07-12
- Buccaneers sign OT Meredith, cut DEs Crowder, Reed