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Craig Commits to the Cardinal

Stanford's recruiting success on defense this year has been unusual. The Cardinal have corralled defensive backs but not yet landed a linebacker. Fred Craig answered the bell in a big way for Stanford on Saturday, when the Cincinnati (Ohio) St. Xavier senior called the Cardinal to commit. A speedy 6'2" 205-pound outside linebacker recruit, Craig chose the Cardinal from among 20 scholarship offers.

We expected for Fred Craig to have some big news for Stanford in August, before the start of his senior season at Cincinnati (Ohio) St. Xavier High School.  The 6'2" 205-pound outside linebacker recruit pulled the trigger on his Cardinal commitment a little faster than anticipated, making the phone call late yesterday to The Farm. "I called Coach [D.J.] Durkin first because I felt like I was...