Photos from Army football practice on Friday, Aug. 5, 2011.
About Crucitti: Took advantage of opportunity created by injuries in Army backfield ... established himself as one of team's top blockers on the perimeter ... moved to wide receiver for preseason practice ... also plays baseball at West Point.
2010: Appeared in nine games ... 29 carries for 87 yards ... averaged 3.0 yards per carry ... three catches for 38 yards ... long reception of 17 yards ... established career standard for rushing yards at Duke with 44 on nine carries ... career-long run of 19 yards ... made his collegiate debut against North Texas ... rushed 13 times for 27 yards ... hauled in two passes for 32 yards against Air Force ... one of seven plebes to earn varsity letter.
High School: Three-sport letterwinner at West Rowan High School in Mt. Ulla, N.C. ... earned three monograms in football, three in basketball and four in baseball ... captained both football and basketball teams as a senior ... two-time All-Rowan County pick ... named All-North Piedmont Conference twice ... set school and county records with 79 catches and 1,262 yards in 2009 ... helped West Rowan to state 3A titles in 2008 and 2009 ... named Offensive MVP of 2009 state championship game ... voted team offensive MVP ... 2008 North Piedmont Conference Punter of the Year ... named all-state as a punter by NCPreps in 2008 ... earned 2009 NPC Special Teams Player of the Year honor ... averaged 41.7 yards per punt ... two-time all-conference pick on baseball diamond ... named American Legion Area III All-Star ... played third base and centerfield during baseball career ... named North Carolina High School Athletic Association Scholar-Athlete.
Personal: Born Nov. 14, 1991 ... given name is Jonathan Neil Crucitti ... parents' names are Rusty and Linda Crucitti ... grandfather, Martin Crucitti, earned silver star, bronze star, purple heart and oak leaf cluster as member of U.S. Army infantry in World War II ... major is undeclared.