Regarded as a tough, physical running back, Crowder is one of three young ball carriers in this year's recruiting class who is expected to solidify a critical spot.
High School: Rushed for 1,503 yards on 202 carries (7.4 ypc) in 2012 at Bartlesville (Okla.) High -- the second-most yards by a ball carrier in Bruins history ... Scored 11 touchdowns and secured 15 pass receptions for 187 yards and a pair of scores for Coach John McKee as a senior ... Led the Bruins to a 6-4 campaign in 2012 ... Earned All-VYPE North Oklahoma first-team offense honors, all-district, all-conference and all-state honorable mention distinction as well as TulsaWorld all-metro second-team honors ... Also lettered in basketball as a senior.
Personal: Calan Crowder was born 10/22/94 in Tulsa, Okla. ... Son of Demetruis Asphan and Sonta Crowder of Bartlesville, Okla. ... Has a brother, Tristan, and a sister, Trinity ... Undecided on major..