Vernessia Craig Is A Pro Football Hall of Fame Inductee
During high school, the young forward averaged 24 point per game. She once made eight three pointers in a single game. Craig visited Duke University as a junior high school student to see the campus. Although she admired the Duke campus, she decided to attend Nebraska instead. She said, “I wanted to play basketball.” However, she was still unsure of what she wanted to do after high school.
The athletic prospect is from Davenport, Iowa, and has five children. Vernessia and Craig met in high school. They were married shortly after. Craig is not a professional boxer, but he does have three Super Bowl rings. Craig also became the first back to rush for 1,000 yards and catch a thousand passes in a single season. Craig and Vernessia Craig reside in Portola Valley (CA).
Craig was the 49th pick in the 1993 NFL Draft. She spent five seasons with San Francisco 49ers. In her final year, she rushed for 416 yards and caught 22 passes for 161 yards. The team went 11-5 and won NFC Central Division. However, they lost in the playoffs against the Washington Redskins. Craig was the Los Angeles Raiders’ quarterback in 1991 with a record 590 yards and 17 receptions of 136 yards.
Craig, despite her impressive stats, is not a member of Pro Football Hall of Fame as of 2021. Her absence has become a source of controversy. While some cite her Hall of Fame teammates as reason for not being included, others point to her inductees in the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame and the San Francisco 49ers Hall of Honor. Craig is a member of the National Football League’s 1980s All-Decade Team.
Craig’s net worth was estimated at $5 million in 2020. His net worth is impressive at $5 million. Craig lives in Portola Valley, CA. He is in good health. He and Vernessia Craig have three children together. There’s no doubt that Craig is a successful football player. Vernessia, Craig’s wife, is equally accomplished. And she is a talented singer. The two are proud of their children.
Craig was a popular football player and also excelled at indoor track. He was a member of the Huskers’ 1977 All-Big Eight team. His career included three All-Big 8 awards and four appearances in the NFL. As a freshman, he was also an All-American and All-Big Eight player. He went on to win the Heisman Trophy in 1978.