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Craig Robertson
Craig  Robertson
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Stafford, TX

High School:
Stafford HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 229

Position:
Linebacker


11/14/2017

#NFLMeanGreen: Week 10 In Review

Lance Dunbar Returns To Action, Debuts With Rams

10/31/2017

#NFLMeanGreen: Week 8 Recap

Olawale Finds The End Zone, Robertson's Saints Keep Rolling

10/24/2017

#NFLMeanGreen: Week 7 In Review

Robertson's Saints Keep Rolling, Picking Up Fourth Straight Win

09/26/2017

#NFLMeanGreen: Week 3 In Review

Jamize Olawale Made His 2017 Regular Season Debut For The Raiders

09/19/2017

#NFLMeanGreen: Week 2 In The Books

Craig Robertson's Saints Fall In Home Opener

Career

Was inducted into the North Texas Athletics Hall of Fame in 2016... Is the second-leading tackler all-time for North Texas, accumulating 381 during his four-year career from 2007-10. His career tackles rank third all-time among Sun Belt Conference schools...Was a four-year starter and earned all-conference recognition in each of those years, including first-team honors as a senior in 2010... His133 total tackles in 2010 was the second-best ever by a Mean Green defender and is still the fifth-highest total ever in the Sun Belt Conference...Ranked seventh in the NCAA in tackles as a senior...Twice earned the Joe Greene Award as the team's outstanding defensive player...Signed with the NFL's Cleveland Browns as an undrafted free agent in 2012 and played four years in Cleveland before joining the New Orleans Saints in 2016...Has played in 58 games in four NFL seasons, starting 37...Was honored as the Browns NFL Man of the Year in 2014 for his work in the Cleveland community.



2010

Led North Texas with eight tackles at Clemson ... Intercepted a Kyle Parker pass in the end zone, ending a potential Clemson scoring drive ... Had a game-high 11 tackles against Rice ... Had a tackle for a loss against the Owls, and recovered a Rice fumble in that game ... Led all players with 11 tackles at Army ... Made five stops at FAU ... Registered a game-high 12 stops against Louisiana-Lafayette ... Picked up two sacks against the Ragin' Cajuns ... Made a game-high 13 stops against Arkansas State ... Registered 2.5 tackles-for-loss against the Red Wolves, which is tied for ninth-most in a single game for North Texas ... Ran for 64 yards on a fake punt against FIU ... Collected a game-high 12 tackles and 0.5 tackles-for-loss against the Golden Panthers ... Made a game-high nine stops at Western Kentucky ... Added a tackle for a loss and broke up three passes against the Hilltoppers ... Collected a career-high 14 tackles against Troy ... Made one stop for a loss against the Trojans ... Forced one fumble and made a total of eight tackles at Middle Tennessee

2009
Was the leading tackler last season with 107 en route to being named to the honorable mention all-conference ... Had 67 unassisted tackles, three tackles for a loss, one forced fumble, and one interception ... Recorded double figure totals in tackles in four games last season ... Robertson had a season-high 13 tackles against Arkansas State ... Led the team in tackles with eight against WKU ... Along with his eight tackles, Robertson had one tackle for a loss against WKU ... Had 10 tackles against Troy and one pass broken up ... Recorded eight tackles against FAU ... Led the team in tackles against Louisiana-Lafayette with eight tackles ... Had his first full sack of the season against Louisiana- Lafayette ... Had nine tackles against Ohio and half a sack ...Also recorded a tackle for a loss against the Bobcats ... Named the Sun Belt Conference Week One Defensive Player of the Week ... Was the team's leading tackler in the 20-10 victory over Ball St. with 12 tackles ... Also recovered a fumble against the Cardinals.

2008
Was second on the team with 94 tackles ... Set a season best with 11 tackles in the season-opener at Kansas St. ... Had an interception against Western Kentucky and Middle Tennessee ... Was a Sun Belt Conference honorable mention ... Started all 12 games in 2008.

2007
Earned honorable mention honors on the Scout.com Freshman All-America team ... Was also an honorable mention all-conference selection ... Won the 2007 Byron Gross Award for the team's most outstanding linebacker ... Led North Texas with five interceptions on the season ... Recorded 38 tackles in seven games despite being inserted into the starting lineup mid-way through the season ... Tallied an interception in his first career start in win over ULM ... Helped force seven turnovers against the Sun Belt's top offensive team in Troy, including his two interceptions.

2006
Took a redshirt.

High School/Personal
A two-way athlete at Stafford High School, Robertson was named to the first-team defense and second team offense in District 25-3A as a senior ... As a junior, was named second team offense and defense ... Registered 101 tackles, four sacks and three forced fumbles in 2005 ... Earned 11 total letters in four sports, including first-team all-district nods in basketball, baseball and football ... Averaged nearly 22 points per game in basketball and batted .487 with 21 stolen bases for the Spartan baseball team ... Was named to the Academic Honor Roll and was a member of the Student Council ... Son of William and Beverly Robertson ... Born February 11, 1988.
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