Zo Craighton
Zo  Craighton

RS Junior

Geismar, La.

High School:
Dutchtown HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 206


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2017 Spring Preview: Defensive Backs

Gophers secondary has mixture of experience and youth as team prepares for 2017 seasosn


Spring Preview: Defensive Backs

Gophers lose three starters, but return a ton of talent


2015 Position Preview: Secondary

Senior core returns for 2015 campaign


Career Stats

2017 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Recorded one tackle against Buffalo • recorded a career high five tackles against Middle Tennessee • missed the rest of the season due to injury. 

 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.



2018 Spring Preview: Quarterbacks

2018 Spring Preview: Quarterbacks

3/20/2018 - Football

The Gophers will have their third spring practice today and there will be more than a few eyes on the quarterbacks.

Elite Access: Inside Spring Practice

Elite Access: Inside Spring Practice

3/20/2018 - Football

Before the team headed out for Spring Break, the Golden Gophers held spring practice #2 in the Larson Football Performance Center.

Serving and Giving: Say Goodbye to the Flows

Serving and Giving: Say Goodbye to the Flows

3/16/2018 - Football

Seven Gophers hopped on the M.A.G.I.C bus and took part in a St. Baldricks event to raise awareness for children's cancer.

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