Craig Stevens
Craig Stevens

Player Profile
San Pedro

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 258

Tight End



Legal Studies


Eric Stevens Signs as Undrafted Free Agent with St. Louis

Eight former Cal players from 2012 roster have now joined NFL teams.

Three-time all-conference selection ... was rated as the No. 7 tight end in the nation by The Sporting News ... did not miss a game in his Cal career, leading the team with 50 straight appearances to finish his career tied for second all-time in games played (Daymeion Hughes set the record with 51 straight) ... ran a 4.8 40 during the spring ... earned an invite to the 2008 East-West Shrine Game.

2007: An honorable mention All-Pac-10 selection ... earned the team's Frank J. Schlessinger Coaches Award as the player who demonstrates outstanding athletic ability, academic success and community service ... also earned the Cort Majors Award as the offensive team captain ... caught passes in 10 of the last 11 regular season games ... key run-blocker and pass-protector in the Bear attack ... snared two catches for 33 yards, including a 16-yard TD reception against Washington ... posted a season-high three grabs for 27 yards against Washington State ... snagged a 21-yard touchdown pass against UCLA and added a 21-yard catch against Arizona State ... amazing play against Oregon State when he caught a short Kevin Riley delivery and rumbled nearly 10 yards with multiple players on his back for a 23-yard gain ... caught his first touchdown pass of the season against Louisiana Tech, a 17-yarder on third down ... preseason candidate for the Mackey Award.

2006: A second-team All-Pac-10 selection ... honored with the team's Cort Majors Captain Award ... key run-blocker and pass-protector in the Bear attack, helped Cal to 10 100-yard rushing efforts and two 300-yard passing games ... listed as the No. 1 tight end for every game (did not start each game due to three-receiver sets) ... seven of his catches were on third or fourth down, all for first downs ... caught three passes for 51 yards against USC, including a 25-yard reception ... tallied two receptions for 16 yards against Arizona ... had two catches for 61 yards against Washington ... caught three passes against Oregon, including his only touchdown of the season, a two-yard grab on the Bears first drive of the game ... also had three catches for 40 yards against Oregon State, including a career-long 29-yard reception ... snagged a 26-yard reception in the Holiday Bowl win over Texas A&M ... suffered a concussion on the opening kickoff of the Tennessee game and did not play the rest of the game.

2005: Selected as Cal's most improved player ... started every game during season and earned All-Pac-10 honorable hention recognition ... finished fifth on the squad with 13 catches covering 165 yards ... longest reception of the year was a 26-yarder at Stanford ... caught three passes against Arizona and USC ... had TD receptions against UCLA and the Cardinal ... added a 24-yard catch vs. Washington State and a 20-yarder vs. Arizona.

2004: Played in every game, including earning the start against Oregon ... a Pac-10 honorable mention all-academic selection ... in his first collegiate game, recorded a 16-yard reception at Air Force ... caught two passes vs. Oregon in first career start, including a 26-yard TD reception.

2003: Redshirted ... named the Scout Team Player of the Year for offense.

High School: Listed No. 54 in Rivals.com's national ranking for tight ends ... member of the Long Beach Press-Telegram's "Best in the West" first team ... also an All-Far West choice by SuperPrep magazine and All-West Region selection by PrepStar ... stockpiled 126 tackles on defense and caught four touchdown receptions at tight end to earn first-team all-league, All-CIF and all-area honors as a senior ... named his team's Defensive Player of the Year ... selected to play in the CaliFlorida Bowl.

Personal: Enjoys snowboarding and surfing ... cousin is Mike Tully, who won a silver medal in the pole vault in the 1984 Olympics ... parents are Mark and Helene Stevens ... born Sept. 1, 1984 ... legal studies major.

Steven's Career Receiving Stats

Year G-GS Rec. Yds. Yds/R TD Long
2004 12-1 4 61 15.2 1 26
2005 12-12 13 165 12.7 2 26
2006 13-7 17 239 14.1 1 29
2007 13-13 17 204 12.0 3 23
Totals 50-33 51 669 13.1 7 29
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