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|Full name||Matt Crawford|
|Date of birth||August 20, 1980|
|Place of birth||Durham, NC, United States|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 December 2006.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2 December 2006
He played high school soccer at Durham Academy in Durham, North Carolina and helped earn them state titles in 1995 and 1996.
Upon graduating, Crawford was drafted 38th overall in the 2003 MLS SuperDraft by the Rapids. Crawford surprised by earning a place on the team, and played extensively as a reserve defender, appearing in 16 games, 8 of them starts, and adding one assist. In 2004, Crawford cemented a starting role in the Rapids midfield, although he still played occasionally in defense. He played in all 30 Rapids games that year, starting 28, and adding one goal and four assists.
- "Matt Crawford". University of North Carolina. Retrieved 2010-12-13.