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Jerry Crafts
"Big Daddy"
#69 | Offensive Tackle | Xtreme Roster

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Position: OT
College: Louisville
Height: 6-5
Weight: 350
Born: 1-6-68
Supplemental Draft
Last Team: Toronto (CFL)
NFL Games: 54

Pro Career: Crafts has played in all five existing leagues: the NFL, NFL Europe, CFL, AFL, and now the XFL… Played in 54 games over five seasons (1992-1998) in NFL… Played for Amsterdam Admirals in NFLE under Xtreme Head Coach Al Luginbill (1996-97)… 2000: Endured 42 weeks of football in AFL and CFL… Started in 15 games for Toronto Argonauts in CFL… Was center for the Xtreme’s Tommy Maddox with New Jersey Red Dogs of AFL... 1998: Played in one game for Philadelphia Eagles… 1997: Played 15 games for Eagles… 1996: Played for Admirals of NFLE… 1995: Did not play… 1994: Played in all 16 games for Buffalo Bills… 1993: Played in all 16 regular season games and three playoff games including Super Bowl XXVIII for Bills… 1992: Played for Bills as a backup in the first six games… 1991: Played for Orlando Thunder in World Football League….

College: Started at Louisville as a junior and senior… Played in all eleven games and the Fiesta Bowl for the Cardinals as a senior… Transferred from Oklahoma following sophomore season…

Personal: Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma… Prep standout at Metro Christian Academy (OK)… Speaks at rehabilitation centers to teens battling drug and alcohol abuse… Jerry says: “I’m just a hitchhiker in this game.” Married, Jerry and his wife, Nicole, have three children, Ryan (6/19/92), Jeremy (2/12/99) and Amanda (6/29/00)… The Crafts family resides in Buffalo, New York…

Nickname Explanation: The Xtreme’s largest player at 6’5, 380lbs, Crafts is a real Big Daddy with three children of his own. Crafts tries to balance his family with the life of a football hitch-hiker who has played in every existing pro football league including the NFL, NFLE, AFL,CFL and now the XFL. Warrior played 42 weeks of pro football last year in the CFL and AFL.

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