Michael Alex Crabtree Jr., more commonly known as Michael Crabtree was born on September 14, 1987, in Dallas, Texas. He is a well-known American Football wide receiver who plays for the Oakland Raiders of the NFL (National Football League). Crabtree was selected by San Francisco (SF) 49ers 10th overall of NFL Draft in the year 2009. He was a College Football player at Texas Tech, where he was a two-time unanimous All-American and won the FB (Fred Biletnikoff) Award twice.
Michael Crabtree studied in David W. Carter High School, Dallas, and actively participated in many sports including football, basketball, and track. He was a quarterback player for the CC (Carter Cowboys) High School football team. As a senior player, he passed 870 yards and 11 touchdowns with 100 attempts and 45 completions. He ran for 646yards and 9 touchdowns on hundred carries. He was recruited as a 4star football player and as an athlete.
Crabtree was not just a football player in high school, but he was also a basketball player who helped his team reach top 51 recruits rank in Texas. In 2004, Bob Knight, a Texas Tech basketball coach met Crabtree and asked him which sport he would choose, he said, though he likes every sport that he plays, that he particularly wanted to play College football.
Crabtree was flooded with football scholarships offers from Iowa, Illinois, Baylor, Oklahoma, Kansas State, Texas A&M, Kansas and Texas Tech. He was also drafted by Texas, as the coaches wanted Crabtree to play defense, but he refused to play defense, as he aimed to score touchdowns.
Michael Crabtree got quite a few honors including being a two-time FB award winner, All-American Unanimous selection, and a PW (Paul Warfield) Award winner. He was one among the only 5 Red Raiders who obtained unanimous All-American honors.
During his freshman season in 2006, he was redshirted due to the position change from quarterback to WR and a record problem. In 2007, he started his freshman redshirt season and played against SMU, which led the Red Raiders to win the game with 49-9 with 12 receptions for 3 touchdowns and 106 yards receiving.
In 2009, just before the deadline, after discussing with Mile Leach, a league coach, Crabtree was announced as an eligible player of NFL Draft. Mel Kiper an NFL Draft analyst projected Crabtree to be drafted by the SS (Seattle Seahawks) as the 4th overall pick in NFL 2009 Draft.
On 13th April 2015, he signed a one-year contract for $3.2 million with the OR (Oakland Raiders). He also got incentives of $ 1.8 million and he started his career with OR making 46yards in 5 receptions in the beginning of the season against the CB (Cincinnati Bengals). On 9th December 2015, he signed a 4-year contract extension with OR for $35 million dollars.
Crabtree’s parents got separated when he was 6 years old, his father, Michael raised him. Crabtree, an All-American college football player, who represented Texas Tech, joined the SF 49ers in 2009, and immediately he became the top wide receiver in his team. In 2013 Super Bowl, he supported the 49ers but the team lost the game against Baltimore Ravens. Fans can follow Richard Sherman and Michael Crabtree on NFL tweeter for fresh updates.
Unfortunately, no one knows who Crabtree’s girlfriend is.
Michael Crabtree Salary and Net worth
The American Professional football player Michael Crabtree has a net worth of $16 million dollars.
|Birth Date:||14 Sep, 1987|
|Occupations:||American football player|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Education:||David W. Carter High School|