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LondynCraft

  • position Defensive Back
  • height 6-0
  • Weight 200
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Rio Rancho, N.M.
  • High school IMG Academy
  • Previous School Mississippi State

2022 – %Senior
• Came to Kentucky as a graduate transfer and will have one season of eligibility remaining
• Spent four seasons at Mississippi State, seeing action in 20 career games with eight starts
• Began his career as a walk-on with the Bulldogs in 2017

2021 – Senior (Mississippi State)
• Saw limited action due to injury

2020 – Junior (Mississippi State)
• Appeared in 10 games with eight starts
• One of 26 Bulldogs to make their first career start in 2020
• Tied for No. 89 nationally and No. 7 in the SEC in fumbles recovered (1)
• Made his first career start at LSU and recorded four Razorbacks from scoring at the goal line … Added two tackles
• Finished with a career-high seven tackles at Georgia and recorded his first career tackle for loss, ending with 1.5

2019 – Sophomore (Mississippi State)
• Saw action in six games
• Recorded first career tackle at Arkansas

2018 – r-Freshman (Mississippi State)
• Appeared in two contests, but did not accumulate any stats
• Made collegiate debut vs. Stephen F. Austin

2017 – Freshman (Mississippi State)
• Redshirted season

High School
• Prepped at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida under head coach Kevin Wright
• As a senior, recorded 44 tackles and 1.0 tackle for loss and collected two pass break-ups
• Made one fumble recovery and ran 47 yards for a touchdown
• As a junior, made 44 tackles

Personal
• Son of Endia and Douglas Craft
• Father, Douglas, played college football at Southern and went on to play seven seasons (1993-99) in the Canadian Football League and saw time with the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks and Indianapolis Colts
• Graduated from Mississippi State in May of 2021 with a degree in youth development and family studies … Currently working on a second degree in community leadership and development

Londyn Says
• He chose Kentucky because of the coaching staff and he loved the city of Lexington
• Most people don’t know that he’s been growing out his hair for five years
• Three words to describe him are calm, cool, and collected
• What motivates him to work hard are his parents and because he wants to be legendary one day
• The best advice he’s ever received is “gain control of your money or the lack of it will control you” tackles

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