Originally a 7th-round (255th and final pick overall) draft choice by the Giants in 2020.
- Originally a 7th-round (255th and final pick overall) draft choice by the Giants in 2020.
- Crowder played in 28 games with 23 starts in his first 2 Giants seasons…Totals include 186 tackles (98 solo), 1.0 sack, 6 tackles for loss, 2 interceptions, 7 passes defensed, 4 quarterback hits, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and one special teams tackle… Crowder's 186 tackles are the 2nd-most tackles by a Giants player in their first 2 seasons, trailing only safety Landon Collins (237 from 2015-16).
- In 2021, started all 17 games and totaled a team-high and career-high 130 tackles (64 solo)…Posted a career-high 2 interceptions, 6 passes defensed, and one forced fumble, while adding 3 tackles for loss and one quarterback hit…Was one of 4 linebackers in the NFL with at least 130 tackles, 5 passes defensed and 2 interceptions.
- Started and posted 4 tackles (2 solo) vs. Denver (9/12)…Tallied 11 tackles (4 solo) and one pass defensed vs. Atlanta (9/26)…Stepped into the starting middle linebacker role after Blake Martinez suffered a season-ending knee injury…Forced the first fumble of his career at Dallas (10/10)…Produced the 4th double-digit tackle game of his career and added a tackle for loss vs. the Rams (10/17)…Logged 9 tackles (5 solo) and 2 passes defensed vs. Las Vegas (11/7), his first career game with multiple passes defensed.
- Crowder became the 4th-fastest player in franchise history to accumulate 100 tackles, 1.0 sack and one interception (22 games) when he picked off Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts in the end zone on the final play of the first half vs. Philadelphia (11/28).
- Produced a career-high 12 tackles (6 solo) with one tackle for loss vs. Dallas (12/19)…Recorded his 2nd interception of the season when he picked off Bears running back David Montgomery on a trick play and returned it 17 yards at Chicago (1/2)…Tied his career high with 12 tackles (5 solo) and added his 3rd tackle for loss of the season vs. Washington (1/9).
- As a rookie in 2020, Crowder played in 11 games with 6 starts…Inactive vs. Pittsburgh (9/14) and missed 4 games while on injured reserve with a hamstring injury…Finished 6th on the team with 56 tackles (34 solo), including 1.0 sack and 3 tackles for loss…Added 3 quarterback hits, one pass defensed and one fumble recovery, which he returned for a touchdown.
- Made his NFL debut on special teams at Chicago (9/20)…Played his first defensive snaps vs. San Francisco (9/27)…Had 5 tackles (3 solo) in his first career start at Dallas (10/11).
- Contributed 6 tackles (4 solo) and scored the deciding points in the Giants' first victory of the season when he recovered quarterback Kyle Allen's fumble and returned it 43 yards for a touchdown with 3:29 remaining in the 4th quarter vs. Washington (10/18)…Crowder's score was the Giants' first go-ahead defensive touchdown in the last 4 minutes of a 4th quarter or overtime since Oct. 31, 1999, when Pro Football Hall of Famer Michael Strahan scored on a 44-yard interception return in overtime to beat the Eagles in Philadelphia…Crowder was the first Giants rookie to score a defensive touchdown since cornerback Bruce Johnson's 34-yard interception return at Dallas on Sept. 20, 2009…It was the Giants' first fumble return touchdown since Markus Golden's 42-yard score on Oct. 10, 2019, at New England and the team's longest fumble return touchdown since Jason Pierre-Paul's 43-yarder at Cleveland on Nov. 27, 2016.
- Finished 2nd on the team with 7 tackles (6 solo), and brought down Russell Wilson for an 11-yard loss on his first career sack at Seattle (12/6)…Registered 6 tackles (3 solo) vs. Cleveland (12/20) and 8 tackles (5 solo) at Baltimore (12/27)…Led the Giants with 7 solo tackles – and tied Blake Martinez with a team-high 11 total stops – vs. Dallas (1/3).
- Began his collegiate career as a running back before moving to linebacker midway through his redshirt freshman season in 2016…After playing in one game that year, Crowder appeared in 43 contests with 19 starts in his final 3 seasons…His career totals include 122 tackles (50 solo), 10 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, 2 interceptions, 7 passes defensed, 2 forced fumbles and one fumble recovery…Was a key player on Georgia teams that won 3 straight SEC Eastern Division titles, and played in 3 New Year's Six Bowl games (2018 Rose, 2019 Allstate Sugar, 2020 Allstate Sugar).
- In 2019, started all 14 games and finished 2nd on the team with a career-high 62 tackles (29 solo), including 4.0 stops for loss and 4 passes defensed…One of 12 semifinalists for the Butkus Award, given to the nation's top linebacker...Key member of a Georgia defense that finished first in the nation in scoring defense (12.6 points-per-game) and rushing defense (74.6 yards-per-game)…In 2018, played in all 14 games with 5 starts and finished with 53 tackles (18 solo), including 6.0 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks…In 2017, Played in 15 games and had 7 tackles (3 solo)…In 2016, played for the first time vs. Louisiana (11/19)...Rushed for 2 touchdowns and played most of the game at tailback for the Black team at the annual G-Day intrasquad spring game…Redshirted in 2015.
- Partnered with the NYPD-led Far Rockaway Giants and New York City Police Foundation, during the 2021 season to expand the Far Rockaway Giants into Harlem...Annually supports the Make A Change foundation, which gives back to youth and those in need throughout Georgia.
- As the 255th and final selection, Crowder was the 2020 NFL Draft's Mr. Irrelevant…International Affairs major…First name is DeQuartavous…Starred at Harris County High School in Hamilton, Ga…Georgia Sports Writers Association 2nd-team All-State in Class AAAAA…Named Atlanta Journal Constitution Class AAAAA All-State honorable mention…Saw significant playing time at both wide receiver and running back for the Tigers…As a senior, helped Harris County finish 9-4, including 6-0 in its region, and advance to the 2nd round of the AAAAA State Playoffs…Rushed for 1,665 yards and 27 touchdowns and recorded 204 yards and 2 touchdowns receiving…Three-year member of both the varsity football and basketball teams…Averaged 15 points and 6 rebounds per game as a sophomore.
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|2021||New York Giants||17||17||130||53||66||0||0||6||2||26||13||17||0||1|
|2022||New York Giants||12||8||45||19||19||1||0||1||1|