Graduated from Marshall in Dec. 2012 ... announced as transfer to 49ers, Dec. 20, 2012 ... competed as a graduate student during 49ers inaugural season of 2013. 2013: One of 12 players that started all 11 games of the inaugural season ... served as a team captain for record nine games ... shared team-high with six receiving TDs ... six TDs were tied for 2nd on team behind Kalif Phillips' 13 ... first 49er to post back-to-back games with 2+ receiving touchdowns (2 vs. #24 Gardner-Webb; 2 vs. UNC Pembroke) ... two TD catches in a game was most by a 49er last year (Crawford; Austin Duke) ... led 49ers in receiving in final game (68 yards at Morehead State, Nov. 23) ... final performance included a 33-yard touchdown reception, his longest TD catch ... also had a 3-yard TD catch vs. Wesley ... broke off a 41-yard run vs. Chowan, Sept. 7 ... recorded the 49ers first-ever two-point conversion, on a run in the inaugural game victory over Campbell ... finished year with 31 catches for 364 yards (4th on team) ... averaged 11.7 yards per catch and 33.1 yards per game ... added 5 rushes for 47 yards ... earned Athletic Director's honors (3.0 GPA or higher) for Spring, 2013.
At Marshall: 2012: Played in 12 games as a red-shirt junior, making 11 catches for 107 yards. 2011: Pulled in 21 passes for 175 yards and scored the game-winning touchdown on a three-yard pass at Louisville ... also caught five passes in the Herd's Beef O'Brady's Bowl win over FIU. 2010: had a 32-yard TD reception against SMU as a red-shirt freshman.
At Huntington H.S.: An all-state selection who recorded 3200 all-purpose yards in his last two seasons ... was rated as West Virginia's number one prospect by several recruiting services.
Brad Lambert on Crawford transferring into program: "CJ plays in the H-Back spot and we think we can move him around. We can use him as a wideout, a tight end, a back. He's athletic and can stretch the field for us and he brings alot of versatility to our offense."