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Craig Powell
"Super C"
#56 | Linebacker | Demons Roster

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Through 2001 Regular Season
Tackles Fumbles Interceptions
Regular 26 23 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0
Position: LB
How Acquired: D1-00
Last Team: New York Jets (NFL)
Ohio State ’94
NFL Games/Starts: 0-0

Career: Trekked cross the country from Ohio to take part in a Demons’ October tryout camp, proving his left knee was sound after a serious 1998 injury …. One of San Francisco’s two first-round draft choices on the current roster, emerging as the 30th overall pick in the 1995 NFL selection process by the Cleveland Browns after bypassing final collegiate season …. Three-year starter at Ohio State, helping Buckeyes’ to share of 1993 Big Ten championship and appearance in three post-season contests …. Made the move to Baltimore with the franchise in 1996, then resurfaced in NFL with New York Jets in two years later. 1998: Signed by Jets in mid-October and was shelved 12 days later after his second knee injury in three years, going on injured reserve …. Saw action in two Jets’ victories over Atlanta and New England on special teams. 1996: Sidelined during part of the year with a shoulder ailment, but was one of Ravens’ leaders on special teams in nine appearances with eight tackles, seven unassisted …. Released the following June and idle during 1997 season. 1996: Found himself on injured reserve after three games due to knee surgery just as rookie season was starting to gain momentum. College: After a third consecutive year as a starting linebacker at Ohio State, made himself available for the NFL draft …. Productive player in all three seasons, finishing with 205 career tackles, seven quarterback sacks and 14 tackles for 71 yards in losses …. Touted as one of the fastest linebackers in college football, always arrived at the ball in a hurry and in a nasty frame of mind …. Enjoyed his best statistical year as sophomore with four sacks and 87 total tackles …. Also contributed to 11 takeaways via fumble in career, including two recoveries in each of last two seasons …. Team was 27-8-2 during his tenure and played in a pair of Florida Citrus Bowls and a Holiday Bowl victory over BYU, capping a 10-1-1 campaign …. Started eight of last 10 games as redshirt freshman.

Personal: Born November 13, 1971 in Youngstown, Ohio …. Attended Rayan HS in Youngstown …. Majored in economics …. Decorated as a Parade Magazine and USA Today first-team all-American and also attracted all-Ohio honors …. Currently resides in Youngstown.

Nickname Explanation: He enjoys making collisions with opponents. But not just any collision -- a Super Collision.

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