Recruiting Profile: Joe Critchlow (QB, Class of 2017)

Joe Critchlow is a 6-foot-4 210 pound quarterback from Franklin, Tennessee who flipped his Pre LDS mission commitment from SUU to BYU.

Critchlow prepped at Franklin High School, where he had 32 consecutive games with a touchdown pass (every game as a sophomore, junior, and senior). As a senior he completed 176 of 265 passes for 2317 yards and 25 touchdowns, and was named the District 11-AAA offensive player of the year and 2nd team Mid-State.  He was named All-District 11-AAA both his junior and senior seasons. Over his career he was 415-683 passing for 5703 yards and 68 touchdowns, with a QB rating of 108.5. He was also awarded the Admiral William P. Lawrence Award, given to the top high school football scholar-athlete in Middle Tennessee based on scholarship, sportsmanship, and value to team.  He also was a three-year basketball starter for Franklin and graduated with a 4.3 GPA, 31 ACT, and an Eagle Scout.

Critchlow was rated 2-stars by Scout and Rivals, and was not rated by ESPN. He held scholarship offers from Alabama Birmingham, Mercer, Southern Utah, Tennessee-Martin, and Vanderbilt (who rescinded their offer after his mission plans were known).  He was also recruited by Memphis, Southern Miss, and Western Kentucky.  Critchlow committed to Southern Utah pre-mission but signed a national letter of intent with BYU on February 1, 2017.  He will be available to play for the 2017 season.

Hometown: Franklin, Tennessee High School: Franklin
Class: 2017 HT/WT: 6’4”, 210 lbs.
Position: Quarterback 40 time: 4.83
Profiles: MaxPreps, HUDL SPARQ: 76.2
Twitter: Vertical: 32.4 inches
Offer date: ? Commit date: February 1, 2017
Rivals: (2 / 5)
Scout: (2 / 5)
ESPN: (2 / 5)
Average: (2 / 5)

Related Articles:

If you have any additional information or insight about this recruit, please include it in the comment section below.

Sign up for the newsletter to get advance resources related to BYU football & basketball. This includes early drafts of Pro Guides, recruiting analysis, and more.
I hate spam. Your email address will not be sold or shared with anyone else. And I hate to spam. You'll only get emails when I have new products (e.g. resource guides) or anyalysis to share.
Please follow and like BYU Insider: