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Harry Crider

Indiana University
Criminal Justice & Public Safety
Harry Crider


Crider gradauated with a criminal justice degree in December 2019. He is currently pursuing his master’s degree in criminal justice and public safety. He earned the Big Ten Distinguished Scholor honor in 2018-19 and 2019-20. He is also a two-time Academic All-Big Ten member, both in 2019 and 2020.

He is a 2020 National Football Foundation William V. Campbell Trophy semifinalist.


Crider is a team captain and has been nominated for the 2020 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team, the 2020 Rimington Trophy, the 2020 Jason Witten Collegiate Man of the Year, and the 2020 Wuerffel Trophy.

“Harry Crider is everything you want in a student-athlete. He is an exemplary role model off of the field and a leader at the center position. He has dealt with diabetes since a young age and been very active in assisting others work through the disease. I am proud to be his head coach and to have seen his development into a man.”
-Head Coach Tom Allen


Crider was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes as a 10-year-old.

He has volunteered with many organizations during his time at Indiana. Some of the organizations include, Feed My Starving Children, Salvation Army, Mill Race Martahon, IU Medical Center Diabetes Clinical Trials, IHSAA Champion Together, Blessings in a Backpack and Riley Hospital for Children IU Day. Crider also reads to elementary schools.

He was honored as a Riley Champion in 2015-16. During his senior project, Crider raised $16,000 for the Riley Hopsital for Children.


In 2019-20, Crider appeared in all 13 games with 12 starts at left guard and one at center. Indiana matched a school record with nine 30-point games. IU also set a program mark with 3,931 passing yards and finished third with 5,626 total yards and 413 points.

The Hoosiers finished second in the Big Ten in passing offense (302.4) and first downs (23.4), third in total offense (432.8), and time of possesion (33:44), and fith in scoring offense (31.8).

In 2018-19, Crider played in six games as a sophomore.

He appeared in eight games at center in 2017-18, as a freshman. He made his collegiate debut in the season opener against No. 2 Ohio State.