37 - Craig Kerins
Craig Kerins
Birth Date: 01/14/1980
Height: 6-0
Weight: 215
Year: Graduate Student
Hometown: Lansing, Ill.
High School: Mt. Carmel
Position: Linebacker
Seasons at Butler: 4th season
Fifth-year player...returning starter at linebacker...2001: Starter in all 10 games...finished fourth on the team in tackles...tied for second on the team in tackles for loss...third on the squad in assisted tackles...had a season-high 11 tackles, including three tackles for loss, in Butler's win over Quincy...chalked up seven tackles, including two quarterback sacks, and one pass interception against St. Francis...2000: Started all 10 games...finished second on the team in tackles and quarterback sacks, and tied for second in tackles for loss...notched a career-high 15 tackles against Valparaiso...had 10 or more tackles in three different games...named to the PFL All-Academic Team...earned a spot on the Butler Athletic Director's Academic Honor Roll...1999: Played in nine games as a reserve linebacker...second on the squad in pressure rushes (3)...had a season-high six tackles against St. Francis (Pa.)...1998: Sat out the season after suffering a broken leg in a preseason scrimmage...Personal: Graduated with a Spanish and Business major...honor student...born 1/14/80...son of Gerald and Betty Kerins...High School: Posted a 24-2 record as a two-year starter...helped Mt. Carmel to a state title and a No. 6 national ranking in 1996...won back-to-back league titles...all-league and all-area...team's Most Valuable Defensive Back...High School Coach: Frank Lenti.