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#15 Brad Craddock
Position: Place-kicker
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 189
Year: Senior
Hometown: Adelaide, Australia
High School: Tabor Christian College
Experience: 3 Letters
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  • 2014 Lou Groza Award Winner
  • Big Ten Bakken-Andersen Kicker of the Year Recipient 
  • FWAA First Team All-American
  • Associated Press Second Team All-American
  • Sporting News Second Team All-American
  • USA Today Second Team All-American
  • Walter Camp Second Team All-American 
  • All-Big Ten First Team Selection
  • All-Big Ten Academic Selection

As a Junior (2014): Voted the 2014 Lou Groza Award winner ... named the Big Ten Bakken-Andersen Kicker of the Year  … named a first team All-American by the FWAA ... a second team Associated Press, Sporting News, USA Today and Walter Camp All-America selection … named a first-team member of the All-Big Ten Team by the coaches and media … an All-Big Ten Academic selection … a member of the Maryland Leadership Council … is currently Maryland’s all-time leader in field goal percentage at 81.7 percent (49-60) … made 94.7 percent of his field goal attempts (18 of 19), a Maryland single-season record … made 11 field goals from 40-plus yards … converted a Maryland record 24 straight field goals … hit a school-record 57-yard field goal against Ohio State (10/4) … hit a 49-yard field goal against James Madison (8/30) … successfully converted three goals against West Virginia (9/15) and at Indiana (9/27) … hit his first career game-winning field goal at Penn State (11/1) ... had three field goals at Michigan (11/22) … hit a 50-yard attempt against Rutgers (11/29), his second 50 yarder of the season.

As a Sophomore (2013): An All-Academic ACC selection ... ranked first in the ACC averaging 1.62 field goals per game ... finished 21-for-25, which ranked fourth in the ACC (84.0%) ... converted 20-of-22 field goals from 49 yards or less ... named a Lou Groza semifinalist ... started all 12 games at kicker ... went 4-for-4 on field goals to start the season ... booted field goals of 20, 23, and 25 yards againt FIU (8/31) ... knocked in a 32-yard field goal against Old Dominion (9/7) ... went 3-for-4 on field goals against Connecticut (9/14), one of which was a 40 yarder ... kicked three field goals against West Virginia (9/21), including a 50-yard boot ... kicked two field goals against Virginia (10/12) ... made a 23-yard field goal against Wake Forest (10/19) ... hit two 41-yard field goals against Clemson (10/26) ... knocked in a 23-yard field goal against Syracuse (11/9) ... booted one in from 43 yards against Boston College (11/23) ... hit two 33-yard field goals against NC State (11/30).

As a Freshman (2012): Served as the place-kicker and handled kickoffs for the first nine games … went 2 for 2 in field goal attempts including a 45-yarder against Temple (9/8) … converted on all three PAT attempts vs. Connecticut (9/15) … converted all three PAT attempts against West Virginia (9/22) but missed a 42-yard field goal … connected on field goals of 49 and 52 yards vs. Wake Forest (10/6) becoming the first Terp to connect on a 50-yarder since Travis Baltz in 2010 … also one of just three Terps to hit two field goals of at least 45 yards in a game in the last 12 years (also Baltz and Nick Novak) … made two field goals of 28 and 33 yards against Virginia (10/13) … made two field goals of 36 and 48 yards against NC State (10/20), but missed an extra point and a 33-yarder … missed a 35-yard field goal against Boston College (10/27) … handled kickoff duties against Georgia Tech (11/3), averaging 60 yards per kickoff … kicked a 39-yard field goal and added an extra point vs. Clemson (11/10)… kicked two extra points against Florida State (11/17) … handled place kicking and kickoff duties at North Carolina (11/24), converting five extra points as well as a 27-yard field goal.

At Tabor Christian College: A four-sport athlete in soccer, tennis, track and Australian rules football … learned how to kick playing Australian rules football … rated as the top Australian kicking prospect in the class of 2012 by Chris Sailer kicking.

Personal: Parents are Raymond and Leonie … has two siblings, Alanah and Jacqui … also recruited by Texas Tech and Boston College … majoring in agricultural and resource economics: agribusiness.

Career Highs
Most Field Goals - 3 (three times: vs. FIU, 8/31/13; at Connecticut, 9/14/13; vs. West Virginia, 9/21/13)
Longest Field Goal - 57 yards (vs. Ohio State, 10/4/14)

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