Jackson Cravens
Defensive Tackle 91
305 lbs.
Last School
Boise State
Roster Years

BYU Highlights

  • Enters season with ninth-highest Pro Football Focus grade among returning Big 12 defensive tackles. 


  • Son of Ryan and Julie Cravens
  • Has three sisters
  • Nephew of former BYU linebacker and Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham
  • Cousins Su’a Cravens and Jordan Cameron both played at USC and in the NFL

Before BYU

  • Grad transfer from Boise State
  • Played in 26 games for the Broncos with 13 starts on the defensive line
  • Posted 69 total tackles at Boise State
  • Had five tackles for loss and 3 sacks for the Broncos
  • Also had one pass deflection and one forced fumble
  • A two-time Academic All-Mountain West selection
  • Two-time Mountain West Scholar Athlete
  • Played in 10 games in 2022, totaling 23 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and 1 sack
  • Started all 11 games in which he appeared in 2021, recording 36 tackles, including 2.5 for-loss
  • Sat out the 2019 season after transferring from Utah due to transfer rules
  • Played in game for Utah in 2018, registering one tackle against Colorado
  • Prepped at Timpview High School
  • First-team 4A all-state as a junior at Timpview HS before missing his senior season with an injury
  • 2016 All-Valley 4A Defensive Player of the Year
  • 2016 Region 7 Defensive MVP
  • Two-time all-region
  • 2016 second-team All-USA Utah Football Team
  • Totaled 160 tackles (24.0 TFL, 13.0 sacks) as a junior and 63 tackles (3.5 sacks) and two passes defended as a sophomore
BYU Hall of Fame

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Senior Year 2023

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