November 5, 2007

Crawford's Success Not Surprising

A few months ago, only die hard Texas Tech fans and those who follow Tennessee high school football knew who Aaron Crawford was. Well, if he continues at the pace he set Saturday at Baylor, it won't be long before anyone who keeps up with the Big 12 knows exactly who Crawford is.

Still, his rapid ascent through the Tech depth chart doesn't come as a surprise to those who know him well.

After all, he was Tennessee's Mr. Football for 5A last season, and he did rush for over 3,800 yards and 40 TD's in his last two high school seasons. So it wasn't like he came out of nowhere. Frankly, were it not for some academic concerns, (which he worked hard to correct, by the way) Crawford's offer list would have contained quite a few more SEC offers than just Kentucky and Mississippi State.

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