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Rod Crayton
Rod  Crayton

RS Senior

Dadeville, Ala.

High School:
Dadeville HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 287




Southern Miss Continues Stingy Run Defense with a Stout Defensive Line


Line Depth Providing Spark for Golden Eagle Defense

Southern Miss plays host to UTEP this Saturday at 6 p.m., at The Rock.


Football Returns to Practice Fields Tuesday to Ready for Southern Contest This Weekend


Team Discipline Captures Week 2 of Conditioning


Football Continues Week With Spirited Practice

Southern Miss plays Rice to open the 2014 Conference USA slate on Saturday at The Rock.


Football vs Kentucky

Football vs Kentucky

2016 (Redshirt Junior): Played in 10 games and totaled seven tackles on the year...Made two solo stops in the home opener versus Savannah State...Also assisted on two at UTSA...Combined on one each against Troy, Marshall and Old Dominion.

2015 (Redshirt Sophomore): Appeared in eight games....Had eight tackles, including career-best five against Austin Peay (9/12)...Had one tackle for loss.

2014 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in six games on the season ... Made collegiate debut at Mississippi State, while also seeing time against No. 3 Alabama, Rice, Middle Tennessee, UTEP and UTSA ... Recorded seven tackles on the year (one solo, six assisted) ... Had a season-high three stops in the season opener at Mississippi State ... Also had a pair of stops at No. 3 Alabama.

2013 (Freshman): Did not compete during the season, taking a redshirt.

High School: Three-star recruit and the No. 26 player in Alabama by ... Three-star recruit and No. 44 in Alabama by ... Three-star recruit and the nation's No. 36 DT by ... Played for coach Richard White at Dadeville High School ... Named the ASWA Class 4A Lineman of the Year ... Also earned First-Team All-Area honors according to Opelika-Auburn News ... Participated in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star game ... Tallied 157 tackles, four sacks and six fumble recoveries during senior campaign.

Personal: Full name is Rodriguz Crayton ... Son of Patricia and Harvey Wyckoff ... Has a brother, Jai Grahm, and a sister, Kira Crayton ... Cousin, Rodney Crayton, played football at Auburn ... Born on Jan. 12, 1995 in Alexander City, Ala. ... Undeclared major.

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