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Tyler Crawford appeared in three games for Nebraska as a freshman, including starting at punter the final two games of the season. He punted seven times and averaged 39.1 yards per punt, while placing two punts inside the opponent's 20-yard line.
Crawford did not attempt a punt or kick but he made his Husker debut against Illinois, when Nebraska utilized two kickers for an onside kick that was ultimately attempted by Connor Culp. Crawford started at punter against Minnesota and averaged 38.4 yards on five punts, including a 61-yard punt, the longest punt by a Husker since 2018. He concluded his season by punting twice at Rutgers, including a 47-yarder and a 35-yarder that was fair caught at the 12-yard line.
Before Nebraska (Broken Arrow HS)
Crawford was a versatile kicker for Broken Arrow High School in Oklahoma. As a senior, Crawford averaged 38.1 yards per punt, connected on 42-of-43 extra-point tries and was 4-of-7 on field goals with a long of 39 yards. He also handled kickoff duties and had 44 touchbacks in his 65 kickoffs. As a junior for the 13-0 state champions, Crawford averaged 37.8 yards per punt and made his lone field goal attempt. He made 5-of-6 field goals as a sophomore. Crawford was ranked among the top 60 place-kickers and top 85 punters in the 2020 recruiting class according to Chris Sailer kicking.
Tyler is the son of Ryan Crawford and Patricia Scott, and he was born on April 8, 2002. Crawford is majoring in agricultural economics.