Tony Crutchfield Athlete Profile

#24 Tony Crutchfield

Tony Crutchfield
Position: Defensive Back Height: 5-9 Weight: 190 Roster Years: 1987-1991 Hometown: Pasadena, CA Last School: John Muir High School


Parents are Tony and Sharron...recruited by Nebraska, USC, Tennessee, San Diego State and Hawai'i...majoring in administration management.

Before BYU

Lettered four times in football, three times in track, twice in honors included all-league, All-CIF, All-Southern California, all-state and league defensive player of the year...coached by Jim Brownfield at John Muir High.

1987 | Redshirt Year


1988 | Freshman Year

Returned five kickoffs for 115 yards in the spring game...averaged 20.8 yards on 17 kickoff returns (354 yards) during the season...his 79-yard touchdown return against Air Force broke open a close game as the Cougars went from a 31-28 deficit to a 49-31 victory.

1989 | Sophomore Year

Earned backup spot at left corner in spring practice...started at left corner after game eight against Oregon, when Eric Bergeson was moved to safety to replace Troy Fuller who was injured at Hawai'i...had eight tackles and caused two fumbles against Oregon...was a backup safety and returned punts and kickoffs.

1990 | Junior Year

Second team All-WAC...had a pass interception against Colorado State...had a 37-yard pass interception he returned for a touchdown at Air Force and was selected as coaches defensive back of the game.

1991 | Senior Year

Had off-season knee surgery.