2009 - Saw action in eight games with two starts ... Played one snap in the opener against San Diego State ... Did not play at Tennessee ... Started against Kansas State and completed 13 of 24 passes for 186 yards, one touchdown and one interception ... On UCLA's initial possession, he marched the team 64 yards for a touchdown ... In the fourth quarter, he hooked up with Terrence Austin for a 51-yard scoring pass ... At Stanford, he completed 22 of 34 passes for 204 yards with no touchdowns or interceptions ... He produced a 73-yard touchdown drive and engineered three field goal drives, including one clock drive at the end of the first half ... Did not play versus Oregon or Cal ... At Arizona, he came in during the third quarter and completed six of 17 passes for 75 yards ... Did not see action at Oregon State ... Played the final series of the first half and the balance of the Washington game in place of an injured Kevin Prince ... Completed 10 of 14 passes for 159 yards and a 29-yard scoring pass to Terrence Austin, putting together the third fourth-quarter comeback of his career ... Six of his completions measured at least 15 yards and he had a 13-yard scramble for a first down ... Did not play at Washington State ... Saw limited action against Arizona State and completed his only pass for zero yards ... Came off the bench at USC and completed eight of 17 passes for 98 yards and one interception ... Was the team's leading rusher with 40 net yards on nine carries ... Played the final series of the bowl win over Temple, but did not throw a pass ... Offensive co-winner of UCLA's Jerry Long "Heart" Award.
2008 -Started all 12 games ... Ranked third in the conference in completions (19.3), fifth in total offense (196.7), ninth in passing efficiency (98.7) and fifth in passing yards (195.1) ... Completed 232 of 417 passes for 2,341 yards, seven touchdowns and 20 interceptions ...His 232 completions rank second on the school single-season list (record 242 by Drew Olson in 2005) ... His yardage total was 13th on the single-season list ... His interception total was a school record ... Made his first start as a Bruin in opener against Tennessee and helped orchestrate a second-half comeback ... After completing 7 of 18 passes for 66 yards with four interceptions in the first half, he went on to connect on 18 of 25 attempts for 193 yards after halftime (12-14 for 139 yards in fourth quarter) ... Hit all six attempts on an 80-yard fourth-quarter touchdown drive which put the Bruns ahead 17-14 ... Completed six of eight passes on a nine-play, 70-yard fourth-quarter drive, including a three-yard scoring pass to Ryan Moya, which gave UCLA a 24-21 lead with 27 seconds to play ... For the game, he completed 25 of 43 passes (tied for 11th-most in school history) for 259 yards ... Completed 23 of 39 passes at BYU for 230 yards and one interception ... Connected on 15 of 31 against Arizona for 81 yards ... Hit 11 of 20 passes for 150 yards and one touchdown vs. Fresno ... Also rushed for 46 yards on six attempts ... Led two touchdown drives of at least 65 yards and helped produce six offenisve scores (three tds, three fgs) ... Completed 23 of 36 passes for 225 yards and two touchdowns against Washington State while leading touchdown drives of 64, 74 and 83 yards ... Completed a career-high 27 of 43 passes for a career-best 288 yards with one touchdown at Oregon ... In the second half, he connected on 19 of 28 passes for 218 yards with one touchdown while leading the offense to 24 points ... Against Stanford, he completed 23 of 39 passes for 285 yards and two touchdowns ... Late in the fourth quarter, he drove the Bruins 87 yards on 11 plays in 2:13, culminating in a seven-yard touchdown pass to Cory Harkey with 10 seconds remaining in the game ... He was 13 of 17 in the second half for 172 yards and both scoring passes ... At Cal, he completed 17 of 35 passes for 206 yards, but had four intercepted and two returned for scores ... Completed 20 of 42 passes for 189 yards and two interceptions against Oregon State ... At Washington, he completed 13 of 22 passes for 135 yards with three interceptions ... He directed an 80-yard touchdown drive on UCLA's first possession of the contest and later engineered a 15-play, 92-yard touchdown drive which ran over eight minutes off the clock ... At Arizona State, he completed 24 of 39 passes for 204 yards and three interceptions, each of which was returned for a touchdown ... He completed 11 of 28 passes for 89 yards with one interception against USC ... Offensive winner of UCLA's N.N. Sugarman Award for Best Leadership. MT. SAC - He completed 313 of 511 passes (61.3%) for 4,231 yards, 44 touchdowns and 10 interceptions in 2007 as a redshirt sophomore at Mt. San Antonio College (Mt. SAC) in Walnut, CA ... Led team to a record of 10-3 and the Southern California Junior College championship ... Threw for 298 yards, completing 25 of 45 passes, and two scores in the California Community College championship game vs. CCSF ... Threw six touchdown passes in three different games last season ... Had seven games with over 300 yards passing, with a best of 452 yards vs. Cerritos ... Only played the full four quarters in five games ... Named first-team All-American by J.C. GridWire ... Named California State Offensive Player of the Year by JC Athletic Bureau - California Community College Football Coaches Assn. ... Named California Region IV Offensive Player of the Year by JC Athletic Bureau ... Most Valuable Player of Mission League ... Selected team captain and MVP ... Earned five stars from scout.com, one of just five quarterbacks, high school or junior college, with that rating ... Rated No. 1 junior college quarterback nationally by scout.com ... Earned three stars from rivals.com.
SAN DIEGO STATE - In 2006 as a redshirt freshman at San Diego State, he appeared in nine games, starting five (at BYU, Air Force, Cal Poly, at Wyoming, UNLV) ... On the year, he completed 69 of 121 passes for 737 yards with four touchdowns and six interceptions ... In his first career start (at BYU), he completed 20 of 32 passes for 216 yards ... Also started against Air Force (12-for-19 for 133 yards and one touchdown), Cal Poly (two touchdowns), Wyoming and UNLV ... Threw touchdown passes of 60 (at Wyoming) and 49 (Air Force) yards ... Started in two of the team's three victories that season (Air Force, UNLV) ... Redshirted as a true freshman in 2005 after greyshirting in 2004.
HIGH SCHOOL - Lettered three years at Valley Center (CA) High under coach Rob Gilster ... As a senior in 2003, he earned All-CIF honors, passing for over 2,400 yards and 16 touchdowns ... Considered to be San Diego county's top quarterback as a senior ... First-team All-CIF, San Diego Union Tribune and North County Times ... Won Teddy Lawrence Award as county's top quarterback ... Valley League Offensive Player of Year ... A National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete ... Owns all of Valley Center's season and career passing records ... Also starred in basketball (three years) and track and field (two years).
PERSONAL - Full name: Kevin Thomas Craft ... Born: October 15, 1985 in Escondido, CA ... Parents: Tom and Kathy Craft ... Has one sister, Lacey, who played softball at SDSU, and one brother, Kyle ... Father, Tom, is offensive coordinator at Mt. SAC and was head coach at San Diego State 2002-2005 ... Great uncle, Dale Thomas, was Hall of Fame wrestler at Oregon State ... Lists playing for his father at Mt. SAC and his first start as a redshirt freshman (vs. BYU) as his career highlights ... Admires NFL quarterbacks Peyton Manning and Tom Brady ... Director's Honor Roll in Winter 2009 ... Sociology major.
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