Duke Football BIO
3 Jamison Crowder
CAREER: Lettered four (2011-12-13-14) seasons … in 52 career games (40 starts), caught 283 passes for 3,641 yards (12.87) and 23 TDs … rushed 21 times for 135 yards (6.43) and one TD … returned 44 kickoffs for 930 yards (21.14) … returned 65 punts for 869 yards (13.37) and four TDs … completed 2-of-4 (.500) passes for 33 yards and one TD … amassed 5,575 all-purpose yards … scored 168 points on 28 TDs … served as team captain in 2014 … All-America selection as a return specialist in both 2013 (2nd team pick by Football Writers Association of America, Sports Illustrated & Phil Steele) and 2014 (2nd team pick by Lindy’s) … All-ACC honoree as a wide receiver in 2012 (HM), 2013 (1st team) and 2014 (1st team) … All-ACC choice as a return specialist in 2013 (1st team) and 2014 (1st team) … six-time ACC Player of the Week selection (4 times in 2013 & 2 times in 2014) … Academic All-ACC selection in 2013 … posted 29 career games with 100+ all-purpose yards including a career-best 279-yard outing against Pittsburgh in 2013 ... recorded 16 career games with 100+ receiving yards including a career-high 203-yard performance versus Miami in 2012 ... carded 44 career games with 2+ pass receptions, 34 career games with 5+ pass receptions and five career games with 10+ pass receptions including a career-high 12 catches against Texas A&M in the 2013 Chick-fil-A Bowl … finished career holding Duke records for most TD receptions of 50+ yards (10), most consecutive games with 2+ pass receptions (41) and first in punt returns for TDs while sharing school standards for pass receptions (283; with Conner Vernon) and most games with 5+ receptions (34; with Vernon) ... closed career holding Duke single-season records for pass receptions (108 in 2013), pass receptions per game (7.71 in 2013), receiving yards (1,360 in 2013), most games with 5+ pass receptions (13 in 2013), most games with 10+ pass receptions (4 in 2013) and TD receptions of 50+ yards (5 in 2012) while sharing school single-campaign marks for most games with 1+ pass reception (14 in 2013; with Braxton Deaver) and most games with 2+ pass receptions (14 in 2013; with Deaver) … on Duke’s all-time charts, finished career ranking second in receiving yards, second in most games with 1+ reception (46), second in most games with 2+ receptions (44), second in most games with 10+ receptions (5), second in most consecutive games with 1+ reception (41), second in most 100-yard receiving games (16), second in all-purpose yards, second in punt return yards, second in punt return average, tied for second in most games with 2+ TD receptions (5), tied for second in punt returns, third in receptions per game (5.44), third in TD receptions, tied for third in most consecutive games with 5+ receptions (8), tied for third in total touchdowns, fourth in receiving yards per game (70.02), fifth in all-purpose yards per game (107.21), tied for ninth in total points and 24th in receiving yards per reception … also graduated holding Duke bowl game records for receptions (12 vs. Texas A&M in 2013 Chick-fil-A Bowl) and receiving yards (163 vs. Texas A&M in 2013 Chick-fil-A Bowl) … holds school bowl game standard for longest TD reception with 59-yard score from Anthony Boone vs. Texas A&M … on the ACC’s all-time charts, finished career ranking tied for first in pass receptions, second in 100-yard receiving games, third in receiving yards, fourth in all-purpose yards and tied for 14th in TD receptions … closed career as one of two players in ACC history to post three 1,000-yard receiving seasons (2012-13-14), joining former Duke standout Clarkston Hines (1987-88-89) … finished career as the only player in ACC history to catch 100+ passes in a season (108 in 2013) … set ACC single-season records for pass receptions (108 in 2013) and most combined pass receptions by two teammates (161) with Vernon in 2012 ... also paired with Vernon to become the first tandem in ACC history to register 75+ pass receptions in the same season (2012) and just the second duo in ACC history to post 1,000+ receiving yards in the same season (2012), joining E.G. Green (1,007) and Andre Cooper (1,002) of Florida State in 1995 ... with Vernon (85) and Desmond Scott (65), established ACC single-season record for most players (3) with 65+ pass receptions (2012) ... set ACC single-season record for receiving yardage by a sophomore (1,074 in 2012) … shares NCAA record for longest pass reception (99 yards from Sean Renfree vs. Miami, 2012) … became the first player in Duke history to lead the team in all-purpose yardage in four seasons … graduated as one of five players in school history to lead the squad in receiving yardage in three consecutive seasons, joining Stan Crisson (1961-62-63), Hines (1987-88-89), Eron Riley (2006-07-08) and Vernon (2010-11-12) ... finished career as the only player in Duke history to record multiple seasons with 70+ receptions ... registered two of Duke’s top seven longest punt returns for TDs (82 yards vs. Pittsburgh, 2013 [t5th] & 76 yards vs. N.C. Central, 2013 [7th]) … caught TD passes from three Duke QBs — Boone (13), Brandon Connette (2) & Renfree (8) ... the 23 TD receptions averaged 41.30 yards per catch ... scoring catches by QB averaged 32.39 yards (Boone), 61.00 yards (Connette) and 50.50 yards (Renfree) ... had multiple 50+ yard TD receptions from all three QBs — Boone (4), Connette (2) & Renfree (4) ... logged 16 TD catches of 20+ yards and four TD grabs of 60+ yards … played 3,144 career snaps … represented Duke in the Senior Bowl on January 17, 2015 in Mobile, Ala. … participated in the NFL Combine on February 17-23, 2015 in Indianapolis, Ind.
2014: Second team All-America choice as an all-purpose selection by Lindy’s … first team All-ACC selection as both a wide receiver and return specialist by both the league’s head coaches and Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association … only player to receive first team all-conference honors at two positions … two-time ACC Player of the Week honoree … ACC Receiver of the Week after victory over Pittsburgh … ACC Specialist of the Week following win over Syracuse … served as team captain …. finished fourth in the balloting for ACC Offensive Player of the Year by the head coaches … finished tied for fourth in the balloting for ACC Player of the Year by the head coaches … started all 13 games … caught 85 passes for 1,044 yards (12.28) and six TDs … rushed twice for nine yards (4.50) … returned one kickoff for 26 yards (26.00) … returned 22 punts for 280 yards (12.73) and two TDs … completed only pass attempt for 12 yards (12.00) and one TD … amassed 1,359 all-purpose yards … scored 48 points on eight TDs … led Duke in receptions, receiving yards and all-purpose yards … in the ACC, ranked first in punt return average (12.73), first in punt return yards, first in punt returns for TDs, second in receptions per game (6.54), third in receiving yards per game (80.31) and seventh in all-purpose yards per game (104.54) … nationally, ranked third in punt returns for TDs, sixth in punt return average, 20th in receptions per game, 27th in receiving yards and 31st in receiving yards per game … on Duke’s single-season charts, totals rank tied for first in punt returns for TDs, tied for second in receptions, tied for second in most games with 5+ receptions (11), tied for third in most games with 1+ reception (13), tied for third in most games with 2+ receptions (13), tied for fourth in receptions per game, ninth in receiving yardage, ninth in punt return average and tied for ninth in most 100-yard receiving games (4) … caught at least two passes in all 13 games including a season-high nine against both Pittsburgh and Syracuse … also logged a season-best 165 receiving yards in the double OT win over the Panthers … other 100-yard receiving games came versus Tulane (119), Wake Forest (102) and Arizona State (102) … became the first player in school history to post multiple 100-yard bowl games … had two TDs against both Elon and Pittsburgh … carded a season-high 106 punt return yards at Syracuse, including a 52-yard return for a TD to snap a 10-10 tie early in the fourth period … posted a 68-yard punt return for a TD in the Hyundai Sun Bowl against Arizona State … also against the Sun Devils, threw a 12-yard TD pass to fellow WR Issac Blakeney … posted the fourth-highest all-purpose yards per play average (21.25) in Sun Bowl history … paired with Blakeney (7) to become just the third duo in Duke history to post 6+ TD receptions each, joining Clarkston Hines (10) & Keith Ewell (7) in 1988 and Crowder (8) and Conner Vernon (8) in 2012 … coupled with Blakeney (47) to form the ninth-most prolific pass-catching tandem in school history with 132 combined receptions ... on the field for 954 snaps.