Fourteen Yellow Jackets got at least one carry Saturday night
An athletic player whose role varied throughout his career... most productive season came as a junior in 2012 as part of the 3-4 scheme... competed closely with Emmanuel Dieke for the starting job at defensive end in 2013... considered an excellent pass rusher.
2013 (senior): Saw action in four games at defensive end... recorded a career high with five tackles in Tech's win at eventual ACC Coastal Division champion Duke (Sept. 14)... had three tackles including a pair of solo tackles vs. Alabama A&M (Nov. 23).
2012 (junior): Played in 13 games... recorded six tackles and a sack... also had one pass break-up... registered a pair of tackles and a quarterback hurry in the nationally-televised season opener at Virginia Tech (Sept. 3)... had a sack for a loss of seven yards and a pass break-up vs. Presbyterian (Sept. 8)... credited with a solo tackle vs. Middle Tennessee State (Sept. 29).
2011 (sophomore): Played in eight games and made two starts... started in wins over Maryland and Duke... produced 10 tackles, 1.0 tackles for loss and 1.0 sacks... opened the season with two tackles and his first career sack vs. Western Carolina (Sept. 1)... had two tackles vs. Kansas (Sept. 17)... recorded three tackles in a key home win over Maryland (Oct. 8).
2010 (redshirt freshman): Did not see game action.
2009 (true freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Jefferson County HS... 2008 Georgia all-area first team, 3AA all-region, first team all-state GHSA and AJC in 2A... ranked #68 for his position by Scout and #115 by ESPN... in 2008, had 89 tackles (61 solo), 20 tackles for loss, 13.5 sacks, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and 30 QB hurries... 2008 Augusta Chronicle Dream 16 Team... played in the Georgia North/South All Star Game... nominated for the U.S. Army All-American Game... set school records for sacks in a season (13.5) and career (28)... led team to a 3A regional title... played for coach J.B. Arnold, earning three varsity letters as a defensive end and linebacker... served one year as a team captain... a good student who made the honor roll.
Personal: Full name is Christopher Dontray Crenshaw... son of Karen McGruder... born Oct. 4, 1990 in Augusta, Ga... uncle, Earnest Thompson, played for the Kansas City Chiefs... majoring in business management.