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Craig Dunaway
Pittsburgh Steelers
Date of birth: (1961-03-27) March 27, 1961 (age 59)
Place of birth: Lake Charles, Louisiana
Career information
Position(s): TE
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
College: Michigan
NFL Draft: 1983 / Round: 8 / Pick: 218
Organizations
 As player:
1983 Pittsburgh Steelers
Playing stats at NFL.com

Craig Carter Dunaway ((1961-03-27)March 27, 1961 in Lake Charles, Louisiana) is a former professional American football tight end who was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League and the Michigan Panthers of the United States Football League. He played for the Pittsburgh Steelers during the 1983 NFL season after being drafted in the eighth round of the 1983 NFL Draft.[1] He had also been selected in the USFL territorial draft by the Panthers.[2] In college, he had played for the Michigan Wolverines football team of the Big Ten Conference. He attended Upper St. Clair High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.[3]

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Dunaway had his career best performance in the 1983 Rose Bowl.

MichiganEdit

He accumulated 55 receptions for 775 yards and eight touchdowns at Michigan.[4] He wore #88 and earned varsity letters for the 1980-1982 teams.[5] Both the 1980 and 1982 teams were Big Ten Conference Champions and went to the Rose Bowl.[6][7] He started all 12 games for the 1982 team,[7] and he finished second to Anthony Carter in receiving.[4] He had his career high 110 yards receiving in his final game as a Wolverine in the 1983 Rose Bowl. He led Michigan in yards from scrimmage that day.[8]

Today, Craig works in the advertising business, for the past 11 years with Perich Advertising + Design in Ann Arbor. He and his wife, Geri, live in Birmingham with sons Jack and Carter, and Brittany Spaniel Woody (not named after the former Ohio State coach).[citation needed]

NotesEdit

  1. "1983 NFL Player Draft". databaseFootball.com. databaseSports.com. http://www.databasefootball.com/draft/draftyear.htm?yr=1983&lg=nfl. Retrieved 2007-12-14.
  2. "USFL Territorial Draft". USFL.INFO. 2007. http://www.usfl.info/1983territorial.html. Retrieved 2007-12-14.
  3. "Craig Dunaway". databaseFootball.com. databaseSports.com. http://www.databasefootball.com/players/playerpage.htm?ilkid=DUNAWCRA01. Retrieved 2007-12-14.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Michigan Football Statistic Archive Query Page". Regents of the University of Michigan. 2003. http://stats.ath.umich.edu/football/footstart.php. Retrieved 2007-12-14.
  5. "Bentley Historical Library -- -- U of M Football Rosters". The Regents of the University of Michigan. 2003-08-25. http://141.211.39.65/allroster/fbsearch.htm. Retrieved 2007-12-14.
  6. "1980 Football Team". The Regents of the University of Michigan. 2007-03-31. http://bentley.umich.edu/athdept/football/fbteam/1980fbt.htm. Retrieved 2007-12-14.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "1982 Football Team". The Regents of the University of Michigan. 2007-03-31. http://bentley.umich.edu/athdept/football/fbteam/1982fbt.htm. Retrieved 2007-12-14.
  8. "Versus UCLA January 1, 1983". Regents of the University of Michigan. 2003. http://stats.ath.umich.edu/football/gametot.php?gkey=567. Retrieved 2007-12-14.
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