| Tim Crowder
6-4 · 270
Tyler, Texas (John Tyler)
Talented and explosive four-year starter who developed into one of the nation's best defensive ends ... named a finalist for the Hendricks Award (nation's top defensive end) and a quarterfinalist for the Lott Trophy (defensive IMPACT player of the year) in 2006 ... a second-team All-America selection by the Walter Camp Football Foundation ... ranks third on UT's all-time list with 47 consecutive starts ... recorded 190 tackles, 41 TFL, 19 sacks, 76 pressures, 14 PBD, two INTs, eight forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries in 51 career games ... a consensus first-team All-Big 12 selection in 2006 ... leads the team with 19 TFL, 10.5 sacks and 20 pressures, while posting 58 tackles, three PBD, four forced fumbles and one fumble recovery ... a first-team All-Big 12 pick by the league's coaches in 2005 ... led the team with 20 QB pressures, while recording 50 tackles, nine TFL, three sacks, two PBD, an INT and a forced fumble ... in 2004, led the team with 4.5 sacks and 22 QB pressures ... also registered 47 tackles, 10 TFL, four PBD, one caused fumble and one recovered fumble ... named third-team Freshman All-America by The Sporting News ... recorded 35 tackles (21 solo), three TFL, one sack, one interception, 14 pressures, five PBD and two forced fumbles in 2003 ... drafted with the 24th pick in the second round (56th overall) by the Denver Broncos in the 2007 NFL Draft.
Started all 13 games ... named a finalist for the Hendricks Award (nation's top defensive end) and a quarterfinalist for the Lott Trophy (defensive IMPACT player of the year) ... a second-team All-America selection by the Walter Camp Football Foundation ... a consensus first-team All-Big 12 selection ... named UT's Most Consistent Defensive Player ... voted captain by his teammates ... helped UT give up only 61.2 yards rushing per game (third NCAA), 297.4 yards per game (22nd NCAA) and 18.3 points per game (25th NCAA) ... the 61.2 yards rushing per game ranks second on UT's all-time list ... leads the team with 19 TFL, 10.5 sacks and 20 pressures, while posting 58 tackles, three PBD, four forced fumbles and one fumble recovery ... opened with four tackles against North Texas, helping to limit the Mean Green to just eight yards rushing ... recorded a sack and a pressure agianst No. 1 Ohio State ... tallied eight tackles, seven of which went for loss, 1.5 sacks, a PBD, two pressures and forced a fumble he recovered in the end zone at Rice ... the TD was the first of his career ... made seven tackles, including two sacks, to go along with three pressures versus Iowa State ... added three tackles against Sam Houston State ... posted five tackles, a TFL and two pressures against No. 14 Oklahoma ... notched seven tackles, including four TFL and three sacks, two forced fumbles and two pressures against Baylor ... tallied four tackles, two sacks, a forced fumble, two PBD and a pressure at Nebraska ... had three tackles, a sack and a pressure at Texas Tech ... added three tackles and two pressures against Oklahoma State ... recorded seven tackles, a TFL and a pressure at Kansas State ... notched four tackles and a pressure against Texas A&M ... added two tackles and three pressures versus Iowa in the Alamo Bowl.
Started all 13 games at left defensive end ... a first-team All-Big 12 selection by the league's coaches ... an honorable mention All-Big 12 pick by The Associated Press ... a member of the Hendricks Award (nation's top defensive end) watch list ... listed as one of the top 20 ends in the nation entering 2005 by The Sporting News ... key member of a defense that ranked 10th nationally in total defense (302.9 ypg), eighth in scoring defense (16.4 ppg), eighth in passing defense (172.0 ypg) and 33rd in rushing defense (130.9 ypg) ... led the team with 20 QB pressures, while recording 50 tackles, nine TFL, three sacks, two PBD, an INT and a forced fumble ... posted four tackles, including a TFL, and one pressure against La.-Lafayette ... notched seven tackles, including two sacks and four TFL, and a pressure in Texas' victory at No. 4 Ohio State ... had four tackles and a TFL against Rice ... made eight tackles, pressured the QB three times and forced a fumble at Missouri ... recorded two tackles and two pressures versus Oklahoma ... posted three tackles and five pressures against Colorado ... notched three tackles, including a sack, to go along with an INT and two QB pressures versus Texas Tech ... made five tackles, including a TFL, at Oklahoma State ... recorded five tackles, two TFL and two pressures at Baylor ... had four tackles, a TFL and three pressures against Kansas ... broke up a pass and had one pressure at Texas A&M ... made one tackle in Texas' Big 12 Championship victory over Colorado ... added four stops in Texas' 41-38 victory over USC for the National Championship.
Started all 12 games at left defensive ... named honorable mention All-Big 12 by The Associated Press ... led the team with 4.5 sacks and 22 QB pressures ... also registered 47 tackles, 10 TFL, four PBDs, one caused fumble and one recovered fumble ... played a key role in a defense that allowed just 320.1 yards per game (23rd NCAA) and 17.9 points per game (18th NCAA) ... had six tackles versus North Texas, including a TFL ... recorded five tackles and three pressures at Arkansas ... had three tackles and two pressures against Rice ... registered four pressures versus Baylor ... had four pressures and four tackles versus No. 2 Oklahoma ... recorded four tackles and three pressures against Missouri ... registered four tackles and a TFL at Colorado ... had five tackles, two pressures and a career-high three sacks against No. 19 Oklahoma State ... recorded four tackles, three pressures and a sack at Kansas ... set his career-high in tackles with nine, including one sack and one pressure, versus No. 22 Texas A&M ... registered two tackles and a PBD versus No. 13 Michigan in the Rose Bowl.
Played in all 13 games, starting the last nine at left defensive end following a season-ending injury to Bryan Pickryl ... named third-team Freshman All-America by The Sporting News ... shared UT's Outstanding Defensive Newcomer award ... recorded 35 tackles (21 solo), three TFL, one sack, one interception, 14 pressures, five passes batted down and two forced fumbles ... made the first start of his career versus No. 16 Kansas State and recorded three solo tackles and two pressures ... had four tackles, two pressures and a pass batted down versus No. 1 Oklahoma ... registered five tackles, including three TFL, along with two pressures and a forced fumble versus No. 12 Nebraska ... recorded the first sack of his career and second forced fumble while notching three tackles and two pass breakups at Texas A&M ... made the first interception of his career to go along with a season-high six tackles versus No. 15 Washington State in the Holiday Bowl.
Coached by Kelvin Ratliff at John Tyler High ... three-year letterwinner and two-year starter who played primarily at defensive end during his career ... posted 127 tackles, 22 TFL and 14 sacks in his final two seasons ... earned second-team all-state (5A) and all-district honors as a senior after posting 55 tackles, 12 TFL, nine sacks and a forced fumble ... top games were a 10-tackle, one-sack performance against Tyler Lee and a three-sack effort against Lufkin ... posted eight stops, a sack and 10 QB pressures in a victory against Arlington Bowie ... an honorable mention all-district choice as a junior after registering 72 tackles (26 solo), 10 TFL and five sacks ... also saw limited action at tight end in 2001 ... moved up to the varsity for team's run to the 5A Division II Championship game as a sophomore ... also earned three letters in baseball (pitcher, first base) ... earned all-district honors after posting a better than .400 batting average as a senior ... also pitched a one-hitter.
Born 6/30/85 in Tyler, Texas ... full name is Timothy C. Crowder ... a liberal arts major ... active in UT's community service program, as well as in his hometown of Tyler ... a member of the AB honor roll as a prepster ... lists weightlifting, fishing and playing basketball as his hobbies.
Year G/GS TT (Solo) TFL Sacks QBP INT PBD FC FR High
2006 13/13 58 (39) 19 (-80) 10.5 (-66) 20 0 3 4 1 8/Rice
2005 13/13 50 (31) 9 (-28) 3.0 (-20) 20 1 2 1 0 8/MU
2004 12/12 47 (27) 10 (-40) 4.5 (-28) 22 0 4 1 1 9/TA
2003 13/9 35 (21) 3 (-10) 1 (-6) 14 1 5 2 0 6/WSU
Career 51/47 190 (118) 41 (-158) 19 (-120) 76 2 14 8 2 9/TA
Tackles: 9 vs. Texas A&M (So.)
Sacks: 3 vs. Baylor (Sr.); vs. Oklahoma State (So.)
Tackles for loss: 7 at Rice (Sr.)
Pressures: 5 vs. Colorado (Jr.)