Listed as the starter at left guard following the spring … Has played in 22 games, earning 18 starts during his career.
2014 (Sophomore): One of the more veteran linemen on the squad, Craven played in and started all 12 games last season (11 at left guard and one at center) … Helped produce the school’s all-time top quarterback in terms of completions, passing yards, yards of total offense and touchdown passes … Blocked for an offense that finished the year ranked fifth nationally in total offense (503 ypg), seventh in passing (314.3 ypg) and eighth in scoring (39.6 ppg).
2013 (Freshman): Played in 10 games, earning six starts at left guard ... Blocked for running back Kade Harrington who would go on to set a school freshman rushing record, and earn Southland Conference Freshman of the Year honors ... Protected for honorable mention All-SLC quarterback Caleb Berry who recorded the best individual season by any quarterback in school history.
High School: Played last season at the Naval Academy Prep School in Newport, Rhode Island ... Helped Klein Collins High School to an 11-1 record and an undefeated District 13-5A title as a junior ... Was named Second-Team All-District 13-5A as a senior as the Lions finished 8-3.
Personal: John William Craven was born on January 13, 1994 ... Son of Grant and Bevelyn Craven ... Majoring in Computer Science.