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Former San Francisco 49'ers RB Roger Craig

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Three-time Super Bowl Champion Roger Craig joins Joe Lisi On The Weekly Blitz. Craig was a standout for the Nebraska Cornhuskers from 1980-1982 rushing for 2,446 yards with 26 touchdowns. He played for legendary head coach Tom Osbourne and became a 2nd round draft pick of the San Francisco 49'ers. 

Playing for Hall of Fame head coach Bill Walsh, Craig became a three-time Super Bowl Champion and cemented his career as one of the best running backs of his era. Craig was a complete running back who rushed for 8,189 yards averaging 4.1 yards per carry and caught 566 passes for 4,911 receiving yards. Craig recorded 73 total touchdowns in his amazing 11 year career for the 49'ers, Raiders and Vikings. 

Craig had great vision and had one of the best running styles in the league as he "high stepped" his way to greatness in the NFL. 

He was a fierce competitor who played the game with intensity and heart in helping his teams to Super Bowl victories over the Miami Dolphins, Cincinnati Bengals and the Denver Broncons. 

Roger loves the game of football and is a motivational speaker who talks about his success with athletes of all ages. To learn more about his current work, visit his webasite at: www.RogerCraig33.com.

Roger was elected into the 49'ers Hall of Fame in 2011. 

 

 

 

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