Gophers secondary has mixture of experience and youth as team prepares for 2017 seasosn
Gophers lose three starters, but return a ton of talent
Senior core returns for 2015 campaign
2016 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in eight games • recorded four tackles and had one pass breakup. Game-by-Game: Made his collegiate debut against Oregon State • played against Indiana State and recorded two tackles with one pass breakup • played against Colorado State • saw action against Nebraska and Wisconsin • tallied two tackles against Washington State.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Dutchtown High School • played in 12 games as a senior and made 43 tackles, which included two sacks • broke up three passes, recovered three fumbles and made one interception • coached by Benny Saia • also lettered in baseball • ranked as a three-star recruit by ESPN and two-star prospect by Rivals, 247Sports and Scout • ESPN listed him as the No. 54 safety in his class, while 247Sports had him at No. 113 • ranked as the 38th-best recruit in Louisiana by ESPN and as the No. 88 talent in the state according to 247Sports.
PERSONAL: Born June 28, 1997 • son of Alonzo and Loretta Craighton • has three sisters (Aleah, Shantell and Alaijah) • cousin, Travis Minor, played football at Florida State and in the NFL with the Miami Dolphins and St. Louis Rams.
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