Jocques Crawford names his Top 3
Jacques Crawford
Mississippi Scout
Posted Jun 8, 2005


Jocques Crawford (RB/DB, Memphis, TN) - After rushing for nearly 1,400 yards and leading Cordova to its first Regional Championship in Tennessee's largest classification last year, schools started to notice.Crawford has now been offered by Ole Miss, Arkansas, Clemson, Tennessee, Miami, South Carolina, North Carolina, Memphis, and N' Western, according to Jocques.

He attended Arkansas' and Ole Miss' Senior camps this past week, and it is no coincidence that both schools are now in Crawford's Top 3.



Player Profile

Height: 5' 10 1/2" (Ole Miss camp)
Weight: 208 (Ole Miss camp)
40 time: 4.62 (Ole Miss camp)
Bench: 280
Grades: 16 ACT

From: Memphis, TN
High School: Cordova (5A)



The following information was revealed during our interview with Jocques Crawford:


What makes you such a good running back? "I run real hard, and I see the field well."

What most do you need to work on? "My feet. I need quicker feet."

Talk about your junior season? "Well, first, our school won its first Regional Championship in school history. We were real proud about that. I rushed for 1,389 yards and 13 TD's. I was named All-Region and Best of the Preps by the Commercial Appeal. I was also named 560 AM's Athlete of the Week and the Commercial Appeal's Player of the Week twice."

Which position are you being recruited for on the next level? "North Carolina, South Carolina, Louisville, Clemson, Arkansas, Memphis, Ole Miss, USM, and N' Western offered my at running back. Tennessee and Miami like me at defensive back."

Out of the colleges you listed; who has offered you a scholarship? "All of them."

Which college is showing you the most interest? "I would say Arkansas."

Which colleges are now at the top of your list? "Arkansas for one and Clemson and Ole Miss."

What attracts you to Arkansas? "I like their coaching staff."

And Ole Miss? "Basically their coaches and facilities."

What are Clemson's positives? "The coaches once again, but I have not been to Clemson yet."

Which colleges have you visited? "I have been to the Ole Miss and Arkansas camps, but that is it."

Where do you go next? "I am not sure. I might not be going anywhere else. I do not know yet."

What will be the main factors in your decision? "The personality of the staff. I want to be around lively people, and the depth at the running back position. I am trying to go some where where I can play early."



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