SFA Receivers Garner Preseason Honors
June 6, 2011
Stephen F. Austin junior receivers Gralyn Crawford and Cordell Roberson have been named to a couple of preseason All-America teams. Crawford received first-team honors as a return specialist according to Lindy's and the College Sporting News, while Roberson earned second-team honors by Lindy's.
Crawford was considered one of the top return specialists in the nation last season returning three kicks and one punt for a touchdown. A national special teams player of the week selection, Crawford was a first-team All-Southland Conference honoree and was named to several All-America squads after averaging better than 28 yards per return in 2010. In the home opener against Albany, Crawford caught a pass for a touchdown, and returned a punt and a kick for a score.
Roberson earned first-team all-conference honors, and received second-team Sports Network All-America honors following a season that saw him finish second on the team with 61 catches for 1,011 yards. Roberson led the nation with 16 touchdown receptions last season.
The Lumberjacks open the 2011 campaign Thursday, Sept. 1 when they host McMurry. The game against McMurry is slated to begin at 6 p.m. from Homer Bryce Stadium.