Offensive line duo getting plenty of work with first team unit during spring practices.
One of three junior college transfers originally announced last December who broke the Diablo Valley College single-season record and led the Mid-Empire Conference with 14.0 sacks as a 2012 sophomore ... finished two-year junior college career with 131 tackles, 28.5 tackles for loss, 19.5 sacks and 8 fumble recoveries.
INDIVIDUAL JUNIOR COLLEGE/HIGH SCHOOL HONORS 2012 (Diablo Valley College): First-Team All-Mid-Empire League, Team Defensive MVP 2009 (San Ramon Valley High School): Honorable Mention All-East Bay Athletic League, Peter Villa Award Finalist, San Ramon Football Iron Man Award
INDIVIDUAL JUNIOR COLLEGE/HIGH SCHOOL STATS (RANKINGS) CAREER (2011-12 - Diablo Valley College): 131 tackles, 28.5 tackles for loss, 19.5 sacks, 8 fumble recoveries 2012: 65 tackles, 17.0 tackles for loss, school-record 14.5 sacks (No. 1 Mid-Empire Conference), 2 forced fumbles, 2 fumble recoveries ... had 4.5 tackles for loss in a single game against Reedley 2011: 76 tackles, 10.5 tackles for loss, 5.0 sacks, 6 fumble recoveries (No. 1 Mid-Empire Conference) 2010: Greyshirt
CAREER (2008-09 - San Ramon Valley High School): 103 tackles, 4.0 sacks, 4 quarterback hurries, 2 passes defended ... 1 reception, 10 yards 2009: 83 tackles, 3.0 sacks, 4 quarterback hurries, 2 passes defended ... 1 reception, 10 yards 2008: 20 tackles, 1.0 sacks ... 4 games played
JUNIOR COLLEGE/HIGH SCHOOL TEAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS CAREER (2011-12 - Diablo Valley College): 2-time bowl participants (East Bay Bowl winners, Bulldog Bowl participants) ... 15-6 Overall, 6-3 Mid-Empire Conference 2012: East Bay Bowl winners ... 7-4 Overall, 3-1 Mid-Empire Conference 2011: Bulldog Bowl participants ... 8-3 Overall, 3-2 Mid-Empire Conference 2010: Greyshirt CAREER (2008-09 - San Ramon Valley High School): 15-9 Overall, 7-7 East Bay Athletic League 2009: 6-5 Overall, 3-4 East Bay Athletic League 2008: 9-4 Overall, 4-3 East Bay Athletic League
WHAT THEY ARE SAYING ESPN: It is difficult not to like a player like Kragen as he is your prototypical lunch pail player with a blue collar attitude and high motor ... He is a physical player who is very good at using his hands to take on and shed blockers.
Father, Greg Kragen, appeared in three Super Bowls and five conference championship games over 13 seasons as an NFL defensive lineman with Denver (1985-93), Kansas City (1994) and Carolina (1995-97), earning All-Pro honors three times (1989, 1991, 1992) and being selected to the Pro Bowl once in 1992 while registering 28.5 career sacks and one interception in 200 games
Played at the same high school as current Golden Bears quarterback Zach Kline, wide receiver Patrick Worstell and long snapper John Sheperdson, as well fellow 2013 recruiting class member Matt Anderson