Greater Evansville Football

Hall of Fame Inductee

Craig Blackford

Category:  Player
Year Inducted:  2016
Team:  Aces

Craig Blackford is one of the top quarterbacks in Evansville history. He finished his career at UE with the program records in total offense (4,214 yards), passes completed (377), passing yards (4,613) and touchdown passes (149). Craig was the Purple Aces only three-time All-Indiana Collegiate Conference First Team Quarterback (1968-70). He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the 13th round (#321 overall) in the 1971 NFL Draft.