James Crawford (American football)

James Crawford (born December 2, 1994) is an American football linebacker for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Illinois.

James Crawford
No. 54 – Green Bay Packers
Personal information
Born:December 2, 1994 (age 24)
Deerfield Beach, Florida
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:239 lb (108 kg)
Career information
High school:St. Thomas Aquinas
(Fort Lauderdale, Florida)
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2018
Total tackles:9
Pass deflections:0
Forced fumbles:0
Player stats at NFL.com

College career

After redshirting his freshman season, Crawford played four seasons for the Fighting Illini. He recorded 80 tackles, 10.5 tackles for a loss, four sacks, four forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and six passes defensed over the course of his college career. Crawford served as a team captain as a senior and was named All-Big Ten honorable mention by the coaches.[1]

Professional career

Crawford signed with the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent on August 8, 2018.[2] He made the Packers 53-man roster out of training camp after originally entering as a long shot to make the team. Crawford made his NFL debut during the Packers season opener against the Chicago Bears.[3] Crawford was named the Packers' captain on special teams for the team's final game of the season against the Detroit Lions.[4] Crawford played in all 16 of the Packers games during his rookie season, making nine tackles and recovering a fumble.[5]

NFL career statistics

Regular season

Year Team GP GS Tackles Interceptions Fumbles
Total Solo Ast Sck SFTY PDef Int Yds Avg Lng TDs FF FR
2018 GB 16 0 9 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Total 16 0 9 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Source: NFL.com


  1. ^ "Green Bay Packers sign University of Illinois LB James Crawford". FOX6Now.com. August 8, 2018. Retrieved October 9, 2018.
  2. ^ "Packers sign LB James Crawford". Packers.com. August 8, 2018. Retrieved October 8, 2018.
  3. ^ Wild, Jason (September 11, 2018). "Accountability the buzzword — for Clay Matthews and Mike McCarthy — after mistakes against Bears". Wisconsin State Journal. Madison.com. Retrieved October 8, 2018.
  4. ^ "Packers name captains for 2018 finale". Packers.com. December 30, 2018.
  5. ^ "James Crawford Stats". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved December 31, 2018.

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James Crawford

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