Willis Crockett

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Willis Crockett
Date of birth: (1966-08-25) August 25, 1966 (age 48)
Place of birth: Douglas, Georgia
Career information
Position(s): Linebacker
Height: 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight: 234 lb (106 kg)
College: Georgia Tech
NFL Draft: 1989 / Round: 5 / Pick: 119
As player:
1990 Dallas Cowboys
Career stats
Playing stats at NFL.com

Willis Robert Crockett (born August 25, 1966 in Douglas, Georgia) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys. He played college football at the Georgia Tech and was drafted in the fifth round of the 1989 NFL Draft.

Early years[edit]

Crockett attended Georgia Tech where he played outside linebacker. In 1988 he received All-ACC and Honorable Mention All-American honors.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Crockett was drafted in the fifth round of the 1989 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys.[2] As a rookie he suffered a left knee injury and was placed on the injured reserve list.[3] He was waived injured on September 3, 1990,[4] but eventually returned to the team and played in 13 games mostly as a reserve player.