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Craig Wood
94  Craig Wood

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Copperas Cove, TX

High School:
Copperas Cove

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 295

Position:
DL

Experience:
1L

2007 (FRESHMAN): Joined Isaiah Carter as one of two true freshmen to see action for the Miners in 2007 ... played in the final nine games after being pulled from redshirt and started at right tackle versus Houston ... season totals were 12 stops, 2.5 tackles for losses, a sack, a quarterback hurry and a fumble recovery ... had three solo tackles against the Cougars ... had his best game at Rice with two tackles for losses, a sack and a fumble recovery.

PRIOR TO UTEP: First team All-District and honorable mention All-State defensive tackle as a senior at Copperas Cove High School ... registered 59 tackles as a senior, including seven for losses, to earn second team All-Centex accolades ... also had two sacks, four pass break-ups, an interception, forced fumble and a fumble recovery ... earned team defensive player of the week honors nine times in a 15-game season ... junior honors included All-District and Copperas Cove Newcomer of the Year ... two-year varsity letterwinner for coach Jackie Welch ... member of a 14-1, district title team as a junior and a 12-3 squad that lost in the state finals his senior year.

PERSONAL: Full name is Thomas Craig Wood ... parents are Tony and Donna Wood ... has one brother ... born 4/13/89 (Dallas, Texas) ... undecided major.

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