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January 28, 2023

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5 Dre Crawford

Dre Crawford
  • Defensive back
  • Grade: Senior
  • Height: 6′0″
  • Weight: 185 lbs
UNLV: A talented, physical defensive back who looks to have an impact in his one and only season on the field with the Rebels as a senior this season ... Listed No. 2 behind Peni Vea at the free safety spot heading into the fall ... Originally signed with the University of Minnesota as a midyear JC signee in December of 2010 but instead came to the desert.

2011: Joined UNLV in time for fall camp but sat out entire season.

JUNIOR COLLEGE: Played for Arizona Western College located in Yuma ... Grabbed four interceptions and ranked second on the team with 66 tackles as a sophomore in 2010 ... Originally attended Kilgore (TX) College but redshirted his only season with the Rangers.

HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of South Miami Senior HS ... Lettered four seasons for coach Eric Washington ... Played both LB and safety for the Cobras ... Named Second Team All-Dade County after posting 110 tackles and three sacks as a senior.

PERSONAL: Drayquan N. Crawford was born on Jan. 6, 1990, in Miami ... Goes by "Dre" ... The son of Frank and Octavia Crawford ... Has an older brother, Derrion, and a younger brother, Frank, who was a senior DB at Ole Miss in 2011 ... Majoring in communication studies.

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