MSU Rallies From 17-Point Deficit to Notch Opening-Night Victory Over Demons
Calan Crowder notches 71 yards on 13 carries to lead offense, while Eric Greely snags a pair of interceptions
Talented redshirt freshman running back who had a breakout spring, including 71 yards on 13 carries in the first scrimmage (4/5/14) and 164 yards on 30 carries in three intrasquad games (5.47 ypc).
2013: Redshirted his first season at Missouri State ... Named MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year by coaching staff ... Was named Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the game at Iowa (9/7/13).
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.