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  Antwan Crutcher

Antwan  Crutcher

Player Profile


Cleveland, Ohio

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 304



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2013: Started all 13 games at nose guard ... Posted 50 total tackles, including 18 solo stops, six tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks ... Also tallied two quarterback hurries and forced one fumble ... Assisted on one tackle at Louisville (Sept. 1) ... Piled up five tackles against North Texas (Sept. 7), including one solo stop ... Assisted on two tackles against Austin Peay (Sept. 21) ... Made seven tackles at Akron (Oct. 5), including a season-high six solo stops and an assist on a sack ... Made a season-high eight tackles against Central Michigan (Oct. 12) ... Tallied five tackles at Eastern Michigan (Oct. 19), including two solo stops ... Posted two tackles against Miami (Oct. 26) ... Totaled four tackles at Buffalo (Nov. 5) ... Compiled two tackles at Bowling Green (Nov. 12) ... Made four tackles against Kent State (Nov. 19), including two solo stops ... Totaled seven tackles against UMass (Nov. 29), including a sack ... Tallied three tackles against East Carolina (Dec. 23) in the Beef `O' Brady's Bowl, including two solo stops.

2012: Appeared 12 of Ohio's 13 games ... Ended the season with 40 total tackles (12 solo), three tackles for loss (14 yards), 1.5 sacks (nine yards), and one QB hurry ... Made two total tackles (one solo, one assisted) during Ohio's 24-14 win at Penn State on Sept. 1 ... Made one sack for a loss of seven yards against New Mexico State ... Recorded three total tackles (one solo) against NMSU ... Recorded four assisted tackles and one quarterback hurry during the win at Marshall ... Registered one assisted tackle (a half tackle for a loss of one yard) in the win over Norfolk State ... Made two assisted tackles and 0.5 tackles for a loss of three yards in the win at UMass ... Made five tackles (one solo) during Ohio's win over Buffalo ... Recorded six tackles (two solo and 0.5 for loss) in the win over Akron ... Made four tackles in Ohio's loss at Miami ... Recorded four tackles, including 0.5 sacks for a loss of two yards, during Ohio's win over Eastern Michigan ... Recorded four total tackles against Bowling Green ... Made one tackle against Ball State ... Recorded four total tackles, two solo, against Kent State.

2011: Played six games during the 2011 season ... Registered a season-high nine tackles against Ball State on Oct. 15 ... Recorded one tackle for loss throughout the season ... Made a least one tackle in three of his six game appearances.

Prior to Ohio: Played defensive tackle at Glenville for Head Coach Ted Ginn Sr. ... Had 69 tackles (38 solo), including 23 for loss, 11 sacks and 19 hurries with two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery as a junior ... Tallied 53 tackles with 5.5 sacks, 11 tackles for a loss and one interception as a senior ... Named second-team All-District as a senior ... Helped high school to a 10-0 record in 2010 with a #4 National Ranking ... Ranked as the 66th best defensive tackle by ESPN as a senior ... Also wrestled at Glenville where he never lost in the Senate Athletic Conference in four years and holds the school's quickest pin with five seconds ... Merit Roll student in high school ... Son of Nateithel Hammond and Theresa Crutcher.

Personal: Born Oct. 21, 1992 ... Son of Theresa and Nate ... Has one brother, Hassan and three sisters, Lolita Duncan, Adrienne Lofton and Georgia Lofton ... Goes by the nickname of "Crutch."