Crowell (right) with Robert Royal
|No. 55 Omaha Nighthawks|
|Date of birth:August 16, 1981|
|Place of birth: Winston-Salem, North Carolina|
|Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)||Weight: 246 lb (112 kg)|
|NFL Draft: 2003 / Round: 3 / Pick: 94|
|Debuted in 2003 for the Buffalo Bills|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2008|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Angelo Delvonne Crowell (born August 16, 1981 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina) is an American football linebacker for the Omaha Nighthawks of the United Football League. He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the third round of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played college football at Virginia.
Crowell attended the University of Virginia where he served as co-captain in 2002.
He served primarily as a reserve linebacker for his first two season, playing only on special teams. In 2005, after Takeo Spikes went down with a season ending tear of the Achilles tendon Crowell took a spot on the starting roster. He went on that season to record 119 tackles, 1 forced fumble, and 2 interceptions in 12 starts.
In the summer of 2006, he was named the starting strong side linebacker by Buffalo head coach Dick Jauron, replacing Jeff Posey. Crowell started every game until suffering a late season injury against the San Diego Chargers.
On September 4, 2008, Crowell was placed on season-ending injured reserve after undergoing knee surgery.
Tampa Bay BuccaneersEdit
An unrestricted free agent after the 2008 season, Crowell signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on March 18, 2009. He was placed on season-ending injured reserve on August 24 after suffering a torn biceps muscle during the preseason. On June 18, 2010, Crowell was released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.