Scott Porter: What do you feel are your greatest strengths?
Aaron Crawford: I feel my strengths are a combination of my vision, power and speed. I feel I have great hands and can catch the ball better than most backs. I was in a passing offense and that really helps on the aspect.
Scott Porter: What are your goals for the NFL?
Aaron Crawford: My goals for the NFL are to come in and contribute right away to an NFL team. Show off my skills individually and be a team player and be role model for whatever organization I am on. I just want to compete to the best of my ability to show everyone what I can do in the NFL.
Scott Porter: Which NFL RB would you compare yourself to or model your game after?
Aaron Crawford: Well there isn’t a current back I would compare myself to. If I had to say my coaches would compare me to Edgerrin James. On a personal level I have been compared to Walter Payton back in the day, but more current Edgerrin James.
Scott Porter: What kind of player and person is an NFL team getting in Aaron Crawford?
Aaron Crawford: They will be getting a player who is unselfish, loyal and coachable. They will be getting a player with excellent work ethic and great moral character on and off the field. I set a positive role for everyone.
Scott Porter: What do you feel are your greatest accomplishments?
Aaron Crawford: I think some of my greatest accomplishments were winning Mr. Football in Tennessee. Having the dream to play in the NFL ever since I was a kid and now I am getting that chance to prove myself. As a Freshmen I scored 4 touchdowns in one game. I also scored in the Gator bowl my Freshmen season.
Scott Porter: What do you feel will be the toughest adjustment from the college level to the NFL level?
Aaron Crawford: Coming from college I have prepared myself to see it as a game and from a business aspect. If I had to say I think film studying and being up on my game, being quick and decisive. This is the best of the best so there is no room for error. The speed of the game will also be a big difference.
Scott Porter: What will you miss most about playing college football at Texas Tech?
Aaron Crawford: The things I will miss the most are the friendships that I have made. Being able to go up to the facility and watching filming and working out with close friends. The environment and bowl atmosphere I will also miss a lot.
Scott Porter: What are you looking forward to the most about your opportunity to showcase your talent at the next level?
Aaron Crawford: Being able to go in and compete with the best of the best. I am looking forward to proving myself as a success story. I am looking forward to reaching my goals and fulfilling a long time life dream of mine. I am looking forward to bringing my intensity and showcasing my talent in the NFL to whatever team is interested.
Scott Porter: What are your hobbies off the field?
Aaron Crawford: Well, when I was around football there really wasn’t much time for hobbies. I like to sing and dance, play video games. Hang out with my teammates and just chillin with them and having fun. I also like to bowl. I am a good bowler.