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DJ Crook
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DJ Crook 2267054
Position: Quarterback
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 220
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: West Barnstable, Mass.
High School: Worcester Academy
Other College: Penn State

2015: CAA All-Academic Team … Played in 10 games with seven starts at quarterback … Completed 111 of 208 passes for 1,168 yards and eight touchdowns … Averaged 116.8 passing yards per game with a 53.4 completion percentage … Rushed 40 times, netting 160 yards and two touchdowns on the ground … Recorded a season-high 261 yards and two touchdowns in win over Duquesne (Sept. 26), completing 19-of-32 passes … Threw for two touchdowns and ran for one in win over Rhode Island (Sept. 12), completing 19-of-27 passes for 191 yards ... Also rushed for a touchdown and threw for one at James Madison (Sept. 19), completing 18-of-36 passes for 167 yards …  Had a season-long pass completion of 49 yards at Holy Cross (Oct. 3) … Came off the bench to lead UAlbany to a win over Delaware (Nov. 7), rushing for a season-high 134 yards on 13 carries, while throwing for 27 yards, including a touchdown.

PENN STATE: Served as the Nittany Lions’ backup quarterback as a redshirt freshman in 2014 … Completed 6-of-9 passes for 57 yards and a touchdown against Massachusetts on Sept. 20th … He enrolled at Penn State in January 2013.

WORCESTER ACADEMY: Attended Worcester Academy in 2012 and was named a team captain under Coach Tony Johnson … Shared Worcester Academy Athlete-of-the-Week honors after throwing 235 yards and three touchdowns in a 28-13 win over Northfield Mt. Hermon.

HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year starter at Banstable HS on Cape Cod … He broke the Massachusetts prep passing yardage record with 8,126 yards and 77 touchdowns …  Four-year All-Old Colony League selection … Helped the Red Raiders to their first playoff berth in 10 years in 2011 … Set the school record with 2,813 passing yards and 33 touchdown passes as a junior … Selected team captain as a senior and took part in the Shriners All-Star game

PERSONAL: Son of Doug and Tina Crook … Has two sisters, Kayla and Sydney.

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