Scott Crichton (American football)
|No. 95 Minnesota Vikings|
|Date of birth:||October 30, 1991|
|Place of birth:||Tacoma, Washington|
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|High school:||Tacoma (WA) Foss|
|NFL draft:||2014 / Round: 3 / Pick: 72|
|Career highlights and awards|
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|Stats at NFL.com|
Scott Crichton (born October 30, 1991) is an American football defensive end for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Oregon State. He was drafted by the Vikings in the third round, 72nd overall of the 2014 NFL Draft.
Born in Tacoma, Washington, Crichton attended Henry Foss High School, where he was a three-year letterman at defensive end and linebacker, but also played some tight end. He was named the Narrows League Defensive MVP after collecting 78 solo tackles as a senior. He was also named to the Washington 4A First Team All-State, and was the Tacoma Weekly Player of the Year.
Crichton also competed in track & field at Henry Foss. As a senior in 2009, he posted personal-best throws of 13.39 meters (43 feet, 10 inches) in the shot put and 37.61 meters (123 feet, 4 inches) in the discus. In addition, he was also timed at 4.6 seconds in the 40-yard dash.
Considered a three-star recruit by Rivals.com, Crichton was rated as the 44th best defensive end prospect in the nation and the 12th best player in the state of Washington. He committed to Oregon State on January 16, 2010. He also had a scholarship offer from Washington State.
As a freshman in 2010, Crichton redshirted but earned defensive scout team Co-MVP. In 2011, he had a sensational season as a redshirt-freshman after finishing the season with 74 tackles including 14.5 tackles for loss, tops in the nation among freshmen, a team-leading six sacks and six forced fumbles. He was named to the College Football News Freshman All-American team. He continued where he left off, recording 44 total and setting career highs in tackles for loss (17.5) and sacks (9), on his way to being named an first team All-Pac-12 selection. In 2013, he finished his season with 47 tackles, including 19 for a loss, 7.5 sacks and three forced fumbles, earning second team all conference honours.
|Solo||Ast||Total||TFL – Yds||No – Yds||Int – Yds||BU||PD||Qbh||Rcv – Yds||FF||Kick||Saf|
|2011||Oregon State||12||48||26||74||14.5 – 63||6.0 – 33||0 – 0||3||3||0||1 – 0||6||1||0|
|2012||Oregon State||13||23||21||44||17.5 – 76||9.0 – 49||0 – 0||3||3||1||2 – 0||1||1||0|
|2013||Oregon State||13||29||18||47||19.0 – 85||7.5 – 48||0 – 0||3||3||1||1 – 36||3||0||0|
|Career||38||100||65||165||51.0 – 224||22.5 – 130||0 – 0||9||9||2||4 – 36||10||2||0|
2014 NFL Draft
|Ht||Wt<th>Arm length</th><th>Hand size</th>||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP|
|6 ft 3 in||273 lb<td align="center">32 3⁄4 in</td><td align="center">10 1⁄8 in</td>||4.78 s||1.64 s||2.63 s||4.29 s||7.19 s||31 1/2 in||9 ft 0 in||24 reps|
- Foss' Crichton Named Player Of The Year
- Scott Crichton - Yahoo Sports
- Oregon State's Scott Crichton will enter 2014 NFL Draft
- Draft Profile - CBSSports.com
- Minnesota Vikings Select Scott Crichton