Su’a Cravens New Host on Trojan Tailgate Show
USC has launched the Trojan Tailgate Show. One of the host is the Inland Empire’s own Su’a Cravens along side of Jordan Moore, Shaun Cody and Max Browne. The show will be live from inside the Coliseum to provide fans with game-day analysis, special guest interviews and live look-ins at team warmups. The show will be live streamed on the USC Trojans Facebook, Twitter and YouTube pages starting two hours before kickoff each week. It will also air live on 790AM KABC, stream (audio only) on KABC.com and stream on Tune In (audio only).
Su’a Cravens attended Temecula Valley High School as a freshman in 2009. He then transferred to Vista Murrieta High School as a sophomore, where he had 90 tackles, eights sacks, five fumble recoveries and three forced fumbles. He earned Max Preps Sophomore All-American second team, Cal-Hi Sports All-State Sophomore first team, and All-Southwestern League first team honors.
In his junior year in 2011, Cravens played linebacker and defensive back on defense, as well as running back and wide receiver on offense. He was Max Preps All-American first team, ESPNHS.com All-American second team, Max Preps Junior All-American first team, ESPNHS.com Underclass All-American first team, along with other honors. For the year, he had 98 tackles, 11 sacks, three interceptions, six deflections, one fumble recovery and four forced fumbles on defense and also caught 20 passes for 239 yards (17.0 avg.) with four touchdowns and ran for 673 yards on 75 carries (9.0 avg.) with 15 touchdowns on offense, as Vista Murrieta went 14–0 and captured the CIF Inland Division title with a 35–28 win over perennial powerhouse Corona Centennial.
His 2012 senior season honors included USA Today All-USA Defensive Player of the Year, Parade All-American, Prep Star All-American Dream Team, and Max Preps All-American first team. Cravens compiled 97 tackles, eight sacks, three interceptions, four deflections, two fumble recoveries, four forced fumbles and three blocked punts on defense in 2012, and also caught 21 passes for 342 yards (16.3 avg.) and ran for 200 yards on 17 carries (11.8 avg.) with 14 total touchdowns on offense, helping lead Vista Murrieta to a 13–1 record. Their only loss came in the CIF Inland Division final against Corona Centennial.