Players

Craig Robertson
LB #53
Height:
6-1
Weight:
234
Age:
27
College:
North Texas
Hometown:
Stafford, Texas
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2014 POST):

TCKL
99
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
2

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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 277 176 101 4.0 0 10 5 43 -- 15 0 1 4
2014 CLE 16 11 99 57 42 0.0 0 4 2 30 15 15 0 0 1
2013 CLE 14 14 85 57 28 3.0 -- 3 1 12 12 12 0 1 1
2012 CLE 16 3 93 62 31 1.0 -- 3 2 1 0.5 1 0 0 2
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @PIT L 27-30 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 NO W 26-24 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 BAL L 21-23 5 2 3 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 @TEN W 29-28 2 0 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 PIT W 31-10 3 3 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 @JAC L 6-24 3 3 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 OAK W 23-13 5 3 2 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 TB W 22-17 4 1 3 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 @CIN W 24-3 6 3 3 -- -- 1 1 15 15 15 0 0 --
11 HOU L 7-23 11 4 7 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 @ATL W 26-24 9 7 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 @BUF L 10-26 11 5 6 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 IND L 24-25 12 10 2 -- 0 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
15 CIN L 0-30 10 6 4 -- -- 1 1 15 15 15 0 0 --
16 @CAR L 13-17 8 3 5 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 @BAL L 10-20 9 6 3 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

Career Transactions: Signed by Cleveland Browns as undrafted free agent to practice squad, Dec. 19, 2011…Re-signed by Browns as reserve/future free agent, Jan. 2, 2012…Re-signed by Browns as exclusive-rights free agent, April 7, 2014.

At a Glance:

  • Started 14 games for the Browns in 2013, after originally signing with the Browns’ practice squad at the end of the 2011 season.
  • Tallied 172 career tackles, 4.0 sacks and two interceptions in 30 games (17 starts).
  • Four-year letterman at the University of North Texas (2007-10), where he appeared in 48 games and registered 382 career tackles, 3.5 sacks and nine interceptions.
  • Finished his master’s degree in programming this past offseason, and hopes to pursue his Ph.D in the near future.
  • Established in 2012 the Craig Robertson Foundation, which supports YMCA programs.

Career Highlights: Appeared in all 16 games in 2012…Tallied 172 career tackles, four sacks, and two interceptions…Started a career-high 14 games in 2013…Made his first interception in his NFL debut when he picked off Former Eagles QB Michael Vick in Week 1 of the 2012 season.

Seasonal Reviews:

2013: Started 14 games at ILB…Played 845 defensive snaps over 14 contests, tallied 89 tackles (63 solo), three sacks, three QB harassments, five tackles for loss, one interception, three passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery...Finished fourth on team with career-high 89 tackles (63 solo)...Registered career-high three sacks…Inactive Weeks 12-13 with a knee injury...(9/15) at Bal.: Forced first fumble of career (Ravens RB Ray Rice)...(9/22) at Min.: Only player to participate in every defensive snap...Posted six tackles (four solo) and one QB harassment...Deflected Christian Ponder pass to cause T.J. Ward’s INT...Recovered loose ball on Jabaal Sheard’s sack-fumble and returned it 7 yards...(10/3) vs. Buf.: Recorded six tackles (five solo) and first sack of season, second career...(10/27) at KC: Tied team high with 10 solo tackles and a sack…(12/29) at Pit.: Intercepted Ben Roethlisberger, returning it 12 yards.

2012: Appeared in all 16 regular season games with three starts…Played extensively in the team’s sub-packages…Registered 83 tackles, two interceptions, a sack, two fumble recoveries, and three pass breakups…Tackle total was second on the squad… Also recorded 10 special-teams tackles, a figure that was third on the squad…Part of a kickoff coverage unit that ranked second in the league, having allowed a 19.8-yard average on 43 returns…(9/9) vs. Phi.: Picked off a Michael Vick pass in NFL debut…Along with the interception by rookie L.J. Fort, they are the only Browns linebackers to record an interception in their NFL debuts since 1970…(9/27) at. Bal.: Intercepted a Joe Flacco pass in the end zone…(11/18) at Dal.: Recorded first career sack after dropping Tony Romo at Dallas…(11/25) vs. Pit.: Recorded a fumble recovery…(12/23) at Den.: Tallied a career-high 14 tackles.

2011: Spent the final two weeks of the season on the Browns’ practice squad.

College: Four-year letterman at the University of North Texas (2007-10), where he appeared in 48 games…Totaled 382 career tackles, 3.5 sacks and nine interceptions…Redshirted the 2006 season.

Personal: Given name is William Craig Robertson…Goes by Craig…Native of Stafford, Texas…Born in Houston, Texas…Finished his master’s degree in programming this past offseason, and hopes to pursue his Ph.D. in the near future…High School: Attended Stafford High School… Earned 11 total letters in four sports, including first-team all-district nods in basketball, baseball and football…Community Involvement: Established in 2012 the Craig Robertson Foundation, which supports YMCA programs…One of the most active Browns players in the Cleveland community, participates in various Browns events, including school, hospital and military visits, Browns Play 60 clinics, Shop with Pro programs and volunteering at Cleveland Foodbank and Boys & Girls Clubs…Hobbies/Interests: Enjoys bowling and playing golf…Often watches movies in his spare time, with comedy being his favorite genre.

Career Transactions: Signed by Cleveland Browns as undrafted free agent to practice squad, Dec. 19, 2011…Re-signed by Browns as reserve/future free agent, Jan. 2, 2012…Re-signed by Browns as exclusive-rights free agent, April 7, 2014.

At a Glance:

  • Started 14 games for the Browns in 2013, after originally signing with the Browns’ practice squad at the end of the 2011 season.
  • Tallied 172 career tackles, 4.0 sacks and two interceptions in 30 games (17 starts).
  • Four-year letterman at the University of North Texas (2007-10), where he appeared in 48 games and registered 382 career tackles, 3.5 sacks and nine interceptions.
  • Finished his master’s degree in programming this past offseason, and hopes to pursue his Ph.D in the near future.
  • Established in 2012 the Craig Robertson Foundation, which supports YMCA programs.

Career Highlights: Appeared in all 16 games in 2012…Tallied 172 career tackles, four sacks, and two interceptions…Started a career-high 14 games in 2013…Made his first interception in his NFL debut when he picked off Former Eagles QB Michael Vick in Week 1 of the 2012 season.

Seasonal Reviews:

2013: Started 14 games at ILB…Played 845 defensive snaps over 14 contests, tallied 89 tackles (63 solo), three sacks, three QB harassments, five tackles for loss, one interception, three passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery...Finished fourth on team with career-high 89 tackles (63 solo)...Registered career-high three sacks…Inactive Weeks 12-13 with a knee injury...(9/15) at Bal.: Forced first fumble of career (Ravens RB Ray Rice)...(9/22) at Min.: Only player to participate in every defensive snap...Posted six tackles (four solo) and one QB harassment...Deflected Christian Ponder pass to cause T.J. Ward’s INT...Recovered loose ball on Jabaal Sheard’s sack-fumble and returned it 7 yards...(10/3) vs. Buf.: Recorded six tackles (five solo) and first sack of season, second career...(10/27) at KC: Tied team high with 10 solo tackles and a sack…(12/29) at Pit.: Intercepted Ben Roethlisberger, returning it 12 yards.

2012: Appeared in all 16 regular season games with three starts…Played extensively in the team’s sub-packages…Registered 83 tackles, two interceptions, a sack, two fumble recoveries, and three pass breakups…Tackle total was second on the squad… Also recorded 10 special-teams tackles, a figure that was third on the squad…Part of a kickoff coverage unit that ranked second in the league, having allowed a 19.8-yard average on 43 returns…(9/9) vs. Phi.: Picked off a Michael Vick pass in NFL debut…Along with the interception by rookie L.J. Fort, they are the only Browns linebackers to record an interception in their NFL debuts since 1970…(9/27) at. Bal.: Intercepted a Joe Flacco pass in the end zone…(11/18) at Dal.: Recorded first career sack after dropping Tony Romo at Dallas…(11/25) vs. Pit.: Recorded a fumble recovery…(12/23) at Den.: Tallied a career-high 14 tackles.

2011: Spent the final two weeks of the season on the Browns’ practice squad.

College: Four-year letterman at the University of North Texas (2007-10), where he appeared in 48 games…Totaled 382 career tackles, 3.5 sacks and nine interceptions…Redshirted the 2006 season.

Personal: Given name is William Craig Robertson…Goes by Craig…Native of Stafford, Texas…Born in Houston, Texas…Finished his master’s degree in programming this past offseason, and hopes to pursue his Ph.D. in the near future…High School: Attended Stafford High School… Earned 11 total letters in four sports, including first-team all-district nods in basketball, baseball and football…Community Involvement: Established in 2012 the Craig Robertson Foundation, which supports YMCA programs…One of the most active Browns players in the Cleveland community, participates in various Browns events, including school, hospital and military visits, Browns Play 60 clinics, Shop with Pro programs and volunteering at Cleveland Foodbank and Boys & Girls Clubs…Hobbies/Interests: Enjoys bowling and playing golf…Often watches movies in his spare time, with comedy being his favorite genre.