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Scott Crichton (American football)

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No. 95 Minnesota Vikings
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-10-30) October 30, 1991 (age 24)
Place of birth: Tacoma, Washington
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Career information
High school: Tacoma (WA) Foss
College: Oregon State
NFL draft: 2014 / Round: 3 / Pick: 72
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-Pac-12 (2013)
  • First-team All-Pac-12 (2012)
  • Honorable Mention All-Pac-12 (2011)
  • CFN Freshman All-American (2011)
Career Template:If empty statistics as of 2014
Tackles: 2
Sacks: 0.0
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.

High School

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.[1]

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.[2] 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.[3]

College career

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.

On January 4, 2014, he announced he would forgo his senior season and enter the 2014 NFL Draft.[4]

Career Statistics

Year Team Games Tackles Sacks Pass Defense Fumbles Blkd
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

Professional Career

2014 NFL Draft

Rated as one of the best prospects at his position (defensive end), Crichton was projected as a second-round draft choice by CBSSports.com.[5]

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Pre-draft measurables
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 34 in</td><td align="center">10 18 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

Crichton was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings with the 8th pick in the 3rd round (No. 72 overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft.[7]

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