Derek Crittenden

Derek Crittenden

Player Profile

RS Junior

Whitefish, Mont.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 240

Defensive End




An A+ effort: Montana tops Big Sky Conference


A look at practice No. 13 as Griz prepare for their final scrimmage

Former Griz QBs Dickenson and Edwards to speak, 2013 team captains to be announced


Defense leads the way in the Grizzlies' annual Spring Game in Ronan

Griz D grabs four interceptions & has seven sacks/Canada paces the offense with 109 yards rushing


Griz spring football: Highlights from practice No. 8

The team is gearing up for its upcoming scrimmage in Ronan on Saturday at noon


A preview of Griz spring football practice #7

The team will take the next few days off for spring break and return to action on April 9


Montana vs. Coastal Carolina (12/7/13)

Montana vs. Coastal Carolina (12/7/13)


Montana vs. Weber State (11/16/13)

Montana vs. Weber State (11/16/13)


Montana vs. Eastern Washington (10/25/13)

Montana vs. Eastern Washington (10/25/13)


Montana vs. Cal Poly (10/19/13)

Montana vs. Cal Poly (10/19/13)


Montana vs. Portland State (10/5/13)

Montana vs. Portland State (10/5/13)

MONTANA: Derek is the back-up and right defensive end and will see plenty of action this season.

2012: He played in all 11 games and was 17th on the team with 20 tackles. He was named to the All-Big Sky Conference academic team. He is a Dean's List student, maintaining a 4.0 GPA in chemistry.

2011: He was a redshirt at Montana. He enrolled at UM in the winter semester of 2011.

HIGH SCHOOL: He lettered in football (three), wrestling (three), and track (four) at Whitefish High School...he was an all-state pick at defensive line as a senior in 2009...senior year he was voted defensive MVP and served as a team captain...all-conference first selection at linebacker and fullback as a junior...prep football coach was Pat captain in wrestling as a junior, and tabbed "Hardest Worker" this season...had a 4.0 GPA and was a member of the national honor society, serving as class valedictorian.

CAREER HIGHS: He had 4 tackles against Liberty last season. He had a sack at Northern Colorado in 2012.

PERSONAL: His major is chemistry. He hopes to attend medical school and become a physician. His parents are Bill and Cyndee Carter of Whitefish. Birth date: April 15, 1992.

Official Griz Gear

    Missoulas Guff's Insider BNSF Railrood