Honors & Awards
Although he was not able to finish his senior season on the field, Crick left a lasting mark on the Hsuker football program. He made 22 tackles in 2011, including three tackles for loss and a sack, pushing his career totals to 167 career tackles, 35 tackles for loss and 20 sacks. Crick finished in the top 10 on Nebraska's career sacks list and just outside of the top 10 in career tackles for loss. His overall tackle total also ranked among the top 10 among interior defensive linemen in school history.
The injury prevented Crick from earning honors on the field in 2011, but he was one of 11 FBS Division players named to the Allstate Good Works Team, Crick also received Nebraska's Big Ten Sportsmanship Award. He completed his degree in history in August of 2011.
His most memorable game came at Baylor when Crick made a Nebraska record five sacks and tied the school record with seven tackles for loss. His sack total was the most in the country in 2009, edging out Suh's 4.5 sacks against Texas. For his effort in that game, Crick was the national and Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week.
Crick opened the year with three tackles, his first career TFL and a blocked field goal against Florida Atlantic. He made five tackles and had his first career sack against Arkansas State. At Virginia Tech, Crick helped the front four dominate the Hokie offense with seven tackles, a sack, a tackle for loss and a quarterback hurry.
In the Big 12 opener at Missouri, Crick had seven tackles, a nine-yard sack and recovered a fumble. He had five tackles, two tackles for loss and a sack against Texas Tech, while also posting three quarterback hurries. He added eight tackles and three quarterback hurries against Iowa State before his record-setting day at Baylor. In addition to his school record sack and tackle for loss totals, Crick also had a career-high 13 tackles, the most by an NU defensive tackle in seven seasons. He also had a fumble recovery and a pass breakup.
Crick made eight tackles, two tackles for loss, shared a sack and had three hurries in a 10-3 win over Oklahoma. He posted five tackles against Kansas State, and had three tackles, shared a sack and added two hurries in the Big 12 title game against Texas. Crick capped the year with three tackles in the Holiday Bowl shutout of Arizona.
2008 (Redshirt Freshman)
Crick made 68 tackles as a defensive end, including six tackles for loss. Crick also played tight end and caught 15 passes for 284 yards and four touchdowns. Crick recorded 75 tackles and five sacks as a junior en route to Class C-1 all-state honors from the Omaha World-Herald and honorable-mention all-state accolades from the Lincoln Journal Star. Crick participated in the East Meets West All-American Game in Florida.
Crick also led the basketball team in scoring at 12 points per game and rebounding with eight per contest. He also threw the shot put and finished second in the state with a throw of 60 10-1/4. Crick only visited Nebraska, but did receive numerous other scholarship offers.