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Aaron
Crawford
#52 Long Snapper
Aaron
Crawford
#52 Long Snapper
Height 6'4
Weight 255 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1986-09-23 (34)
Born Medicine Hat, AB
School Saint Mary's
Status NAT

CFL: 8th season
Stamps: 1st season

Games played through 2019
Regular season: 98 (18 with Ham. in 2019, 13 with Ham. in 2018, 17 with Ham. in 2017, 18 with Ham. in 2016, 18 with Ham. in 2015, 10 with Ham. in 2014, 4 with Ham. in 2013)
Playoffs: 7 (1 with Ham. in 2019, 2 with Ham. in 2018, 1 with Ham. in 2016, 2 with Ham. in 2015, 1 with Ham. in 2014)
Grey Cup: 2 (with Ham. in 2014 and 2019)
Grey Cup wins: 0

Acquired
Signed as a free agent on Feb. 2, 2021.

Pro path
Crawford was selected by the Toronto Argonauts in the sixth round (40th overall) of the 2012 CFL draft. He was released on June 20, 2012. Crawford was signed by the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Jan. 31, 2013, and he was released on June 17, 2013. Crawford was added to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ practice roster on July 22, 2013, and he was released on Aug. 4, 2013. He then signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Aug. 31, 2013, and was released on Oct. 12, 2013. Crawford rejoined the Ticats on Sept. 3, 2014.

2019
(Hamilton) Crawford dressed for all 18 regular-season games for the Ticats, serving as the team’s long snapper. He made four special-teams tackles. Crawford also played in the Eastern Final and the Grey Cup.

2018
(Hamilton) Crawford served as the Ticats’ long snapper for 18 regular-season games, the Eastern Semi-Final and the Eastern Final.

2017
(Hamilton) Crawford handled long-snapping duties for 17 regular-season contests and recorded five special-teams tackles.

2016
(Hamilton) Crawford was the long snapper for all 18 regular-season games and recorded two special-teams tackles. He was also in uniform for the Eastern Semi-Final.

2015
(Hamilton) In his first full season, Crawford appeared in all 18 regular-season contests and was the Ticats’ long snapper. He recorded seven special-teams tackles. Crawford also played both of Hamilton’s post-season contests and had two special-teams tackles.

2014
(Hamilton) Crawford re-signed with the Ticats on Sept. 3. and he appeared in 10 regular-season games, serving as the long snapper and recording one defensive tackle and five special-teams stops. He was also in the uniform for the Eastern Final and the Grey Cup.

2013
(Hamilton)
Crawford signed with the Ticats on Aug. 21, 2013, and he appeared in four regular-season contests as a reserve defensive lineman. He did not record any stats.

Notables
First CFL game: Aug. 24, 2013, vs Wpg
First special-teams tackle: Sept. 20, 2014, vs Edm

College/Junior
Crawford played 13 games at linebacker in two seasons (2009 and 2011) at Saint Mary’s. He recorded 55.5 career tackles for the Huskies including eight tackles for loss and added 3.5 sacks, three fumble recoveries and two forced fumbles. He was part of Saint Mary’s Atlantic University Sport conference championship team in 2009. In his final season with the Huskies, he recorded 33 tackles including four tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries. In 2008, Crawford played junior football for the Victoria Rebels and won the team’s defensive player of the year award. He also played junior for the Chilliwack Valley Huskers and the Regina Thunder.

Personal
Crawford is an alumnus of Crescent Heights High School in Medicine Hat. He honed his long-snapping technique by studying film of longtime Stampeders long snapper Randy Chevrier.

Seasons

Offence

YEAR TEAM GP
2013
HAM 4
2014
HAM 10
2015
HAM 18
2016
HAM 18
2017
HAM 17
2018
HAM 13
2019
HAM 18
Total
98

Game Log

Offence

DATE WEEK OPP
06-13
1 SSK
06-22
2 TOR
06-28
3 MTL
07-04
4 MTL
07-13
5 CGY
07-26
7 WPG
08-01
8 SSK
08-10
9 BC
08-17
10 OTT
08-24
11 BC
09-02
12 TOR
09-14
14 CGY
09-20
15 EDM
09-27
16 WPG
10-04
17 EDM
10-19
19 OTT
10-26
20 MTL
11-02
21 TOR
11-17
23 EDM
11-24
24 WPG
Total