|Born:||August 10, 1971|
San Bernardino, California
|Height:||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight:||188 lb (85 kg)|
|High school:||Rialto (CA) Eisenhower|
|NFL Draft:||1995 / Round: 1 / Pick: 32|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Player stats at NFL.com|
Craig Newsome (born August 10, 1971) is an American former professional football cornerback in the National Football League (NFL). He was selected in the first round of the 1995 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers, where he played for four years. He won Super Bowl XXXI with the Packers, beating the New England Patriots. He was later traded to the San Francisco 49ers in 1999.
|Height||Weight||Arm length||Hand span||40-yard dash||10-yard split||20-yard split||20-yard shuttle||Vertical jump||Broad jump||Bench press|
|5 ft 11+1⁄2 in
|4.74 s||1.70 s||2.73 s||4.56 s||32.0 in
|9 ft 7 in
|All values from NFL Combine|
The Packers drafted Newsome with the 32nd pick in the 1995 NFL Draft. He was the starting cornerback on the 1996 Green Bay Packers championship team. He also had a forced fumble and an interception in Super Bowl XXXI. On September 19, 1999 the Packers traded Newsome to the 49ers.
Post NFL career
Newsome coached the La Crosse River Rats of the Indoor Football League in 2000, located in La Crosse Wisconsin. He currently resides in Holmen, Wisconsin where he is a coach on the Holmen High School football team.
- "Craig Newsome Stats".
- "Craig Newsome, Combine Results, CB - Arizona State". nflcombineresults.com. Retrieved October 22, 2021.