Tucker Kraft



Experience: R

Height: 6-5

Age: 22

Weight: 259 lbs

College: South Dakota State




  • Stats Perform FCS All-America Third Team (2022)
  • Athlon Sports FCS All-America Team (2021)\
  • HERO Sports FCS All-America First Team (2021)
  • Stats Perform FCS All-America First Team (2021)
  • Associated Press FCS All-America Second Team (2021)
  • HERO Sports Sophomore All-America Team (2021)
  • All-Missouri Valley Football Conference First Team (2021)
  • MVFC Honor Roll (2021)

2022: Played in nine games, registering 27 receptions for 348 yards (12.9 avg.) with three touchdowns … Returned one kickoff for 30 yards … Named to the Stats Perform FCS All-America Third Team … Sidelined by injury for the first half of the season … Recorded a reception in eight of nine games he played in… posted a season high 69 yards at Northern Iowa (Nov. 5) and vs. Montana State (Dec. 17) … Recorded a season best six receptions for 44 yards (7.3 avg.) vs. Illinois State (Nov. 12) … Registered two receptions for 30 yards (15.0 avg.) vs. North Dakota State (Jan. 8) to help his team win the FCS National Championship.

2021: Put together a breakthrough season in which he earned numerous conference and national accolades ... finished second on the team with 65 receptions and 780 receiving yards ... caught at least two passes in all 15 games ... opened season with five catches for 53 yards in win at Colorado State ... caught four passes for 38 yards, including second-quarter touchdowns of 5 and 13 yards, in home opener versus Lindenwood ... shared team's Offensive Player of the Week award in conference opener at Indiana State after catching five passes for 85 yards, highlighted by a 26-yard touchdown ... topped the 100-yard mark for first time after posting career highs of 10 receptions and 124 receiving yards with a touchdown versus Southern Illinois ... tallied nine catches for 123 yards versus Northern Iowa ... recorded 11-yard touchdown reception from Pierre Strong, Jr., en route to five catches for 42 yards in home win over North Dakota State ... was again honored as a team Offensive Player of the Week in regular season finale against North Dakota, a game in which he caught two passes for 32 yards, including a 23-yard catch and run for touchdown in closing seconds of the first half ... notched six receptions for 103 yards in Football Championship Subdivision semifinal at Montana State.

2020-21: Played in seven games with three starts ... was injured in season opener at Northern Iowa, but marked return to the lineup with two-catch performance in regular season matchup at Southern Illinois ... caught two passes for 24 yards in Football Championship Subdivision playoff matchup against Holy Cross, sharing team's Offensive Player of the Week award ... hauled in two passes, including career-long 31-yard reception, in playoff quarterfinal win over Southern Illinois ... last reception of the year covered 19 yards in semifinal win against Delaware ... made final start of the season in national championship game versus Sam Houston

2019: Redshirted ... lone appearance of the season came in road win at Youngstown State ... shared Scout Offense Player of the Week honors leading up to regular season matchup versus Northern Iowa

BEFORE SDSU: Was a force in all three phases of the game at Timber Lake High School, seeing action primarily at running back, middle linebacker and punter ... rushed for 1,405 yards and 24 touchdowns as a senior, while adding 132 receiving yards and 56 tackles en route to a spot on the Sioux Falls Argus Leader Elite 45 ... a four-year starter, his career totals included 3,130 rushing yards and 50 touchdowns on offense, to go along with 142 tackles and eight sacks on defense. ... also saw limited action at quarterback, throwing five touchdown passes ... in addition, earned second-team all-state recognition in basketball after averaging 14.2 points, eight rebounds and two steals per game.