Date of Birth: November 20, 1976
How Acquired: FA 2003
PRO CAREER: Released by the New York Jets on May 10, 2002… Originally signed by the Jets on October 10, 2001… In 2001, started at kickoff and punt returner in the final 11 games of the season with the Jets… Had 29 kickoff returns for 663 yards and 13 punt returns for 122 yards in 2001… In the 2000 season with the Bengals made 24 receptions for 301 yards and racked up 229 total yards on returning punts and kickoffs… In his rookie season with the Bengals, had 3 receptions for 20 yards and 259 total yards returning… Drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the fourth round (98th overall) of the 1999 draft.
COLLEGE/AMATEUR: Earned unanimous first-team All-SEC honors while setting Kentucky season records with 85 catches, 1311 yards and 14 touchdowns… Went over the 100-yard receiving mark in seven games… Led the team in scoring with 90 points… Averaged 29.3 yards on 14 kickoff returns, including a 100-yarder (tie for school record) for a touchdown against Florida.
PERSONAL: Majored in Social Work at Kentucky… Has five relatives who have played college football… Participated in academic pep rallies for elementary school students… Has also worked as a guest speaker in high schools.
Dolphins | Yeast About To Be Added - from KFFL (http://nfl.kffl.com)
January 8, 2003 8:49:46 PT The Palm Beach Post reports KR/WR Craig Yeast, who has been with Bengals and Jets, should sign with the Miami Dolphins on Friday. He will then be allocated to NFL Europe