Nehari Crawford
Nehari  Crawford


Fort Pierce, Fla.

High School:
Fort Pierce Central

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 170



Stuart Named NEC Offensive Player of the Week

Graduate transfer garners first NEC Player of the Week award


@DuqFB Picks Up 28-23 Road Victory at Dayton

Dukes hang on for first triumph at Dayton since 2011


@DuqFB Falls to No. 4 South Dakota State in Season Opener

High-powered Jackrabbits offense carries SDSU to win


Dukes Kick Off 2017 Campaign at No. 4/6 South Dakota State

@DuqFB Seeks First Win over a Ranked FCS Opponent vs. Jackrabbits


@DuqFB Wins Ninth Straight Home Opener with 30-19 Decision Over Bucknell

Freshman A.J. Hines runs for three touchdowns


@DuqFB 31 - SHU 10

Duquesne football defeats Sacred Heart University 31-10 on Rooney Field


@DuqFB 31 - RMU 24

Duquesne football defeats Robert Morris 31-24 on Rooney Field


@DuqFB 30 - Bucknell 19

Duquesne football defeats Bucknell 30-19 in their home opener on Rooney Field.


Duquesne 30, Saint Francis 20

Duquesne 30, Saint Francis 20

2017 All-NEC First Team
2017 All-ECAC Second Team
2017 NEC Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 9) 

As a Junior (2017) 
  • Caught 65 passes for 1,026 yards and 15 touchdowns for the Dukes 
  • Closed out the regular season as the FCS leader in receiving touchdowns (15) 
  • Paced the NEC and ranked 16th in the country in receiving yards per game (93.3) 
  • Also led the NEC in and ranked 15th in FCS in receiving yards (1,026)
  • Ranked 10th in the nation in scoring (8.2 ppg.), good for tops in the conference 
  • Finished with five 100-yard receiving performances
  • Had two receiving touchdowns in six different games
  • Hauled in career-high 10 catches for 167 yards and a pair of touchdowns vs. CCSU (11.11.17) 
  • Was named NEC Offensive Player of the Week after recording 156 receiving yards with two touchdowns in a 38-0 win over Wagner (10.7.17) 
  • Tallied 138 receiving yards and two touchdowns with nine catches in 45-40 triumph at Valparaiso (9.9.17)
  • Caught six passes for 143 yards and a touchdown in 37-21 victory at Sacred Heart (10.28.17) 
  • Posted 125 receiving yards and a touchdown on six catches in 28-23 win at Dayton (9.16.17) 
  • Had a pair of receiving touchdowns against West Virginia Wesleyan (9.30.17), Robert Morris (10.14.17) and Bryant (11.18.17) as well. 
  • Caught a touchdown pass in season opener at No. 4 South Dakota State (8.31.17) 
  • Added 14 kick returns for 256 yards, including six for 141 yards in season finale at Bryant (11.18.17)
  • Also tallied nine punt returns for 57 yards
As a Sophomore (2016)
  • Saw action in all 11 games with five starts
  • Caught at least one pass in 10 of 11 games
  • Was the Dukes' third-leading receiver with 30 catches for 359 yards
  • Was also third on the team with three touchdown receptions
  • Pulled in scoring passes vs. Youngstown State (six yards), Kennesaw State (season-long 39 yards) and at Jacksonville (12 yards)
  • Was DU's top return man, bringing back 17 kickoffs for 453 yards (26.6 yards/return).
  • Had kickoff returns of 34 and 51 yards vs. Sacred Heart
  • Totaled 200 all-purpose yards vs. Kennesaw State with five catches for 74 yards and five kickoff returns for 126 yards
  • Registered a season-high six catches for 100 yards to go along with a 36-yard kickoff return vs. Bucknell
  • Also returned 10 punts
  • Also participated as a member of the DU track team
  • Played a part in 10 of the 50 points scored by the men's track team at the 2017 Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championship. Was fifth in the long jump (7.08m for four points) and anchored the 4x100 relay team to a third-place finish (six points)
As a Freshman (2015)
  • Was third on the team in receptions (24), yards (286) and touchdowns (3)
  • Played in the final nine games of the season after not seeing action in the first three
  • Made collegiate debut at Albany, with one kickoff return for 18 yards
  • Made first career reception versus CCSU
  • Had four catches for 40 yards and first college touchdown in a win at Robert Morris
  • Had four receptions for a season-high 66 yards in the NEC title clinching win over Saint Francis U
  • Had a career-high five grabs for 48 yards and two touchdowns in the FCS Playoff game at William and Mary
  • Had at least four catches in each of the final five games of the season
  • Added a team-high 16 kickoff returns for 446 yards
  • Had a 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown versus Alderson Broaddus
  • Had season highs of five KO returns for 104 yards at Bryant 
Before Duquesne
  • First Team All-Area
  • Had 36 receptions for 584 yards and four touchdowns as a senior
  • In the first half against Port Saint Lucie, he had 100 yards receiving with a touchdown, 50 yards rushing and a punt return for a score
  • Was named the track team's Athlete of the Year
  • High school coach at Fort Pierce Central was Joshua Shaffer
  • Is the cousin of Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier
  • Major: business
  • Date of birth: 9/30/96


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