At Stanford: A fifth-year senior, Jeff has been in the starting lineup the past three seasons ... He has started 24 games from 1996-98, including 15 at left tackle and nine at right tackle ... Very experienced, mature player who will once again be a solid force for Stanford on the offensive line ... Expected to hold down the starting spot at left tackle in 1999.
The 1998 Season: Started the first 10 games of the season at left tackle ... Missed the season finale vs. Cal due to a knee injury ... Very consistent player who continued to show improvement.
The 1997 Season: Jeff began the season as Stanford's starter at left tackle ... He started the first three games, then suffered a sprained knee in week #3 at Oregon State ... The injury forced him to miss the next four games ... He played a reserve role at UCLA in week #8, then started game #9 at USC before the injury forced him to miss game #10 at Washington State ... He returned to start the season finale vs. Cal in the Big Game.
The 1996 Season: Expected to be a backup offensive tackle at the outset of the 1996 season ... But, after projected starter Geoff Wilson suffered a season-ending knee injury during fall camp, Cronshagen was elevated to starting status at right tackle ... He started the first nine games of the year at right tackle before a broken hand sidelined him the final two games ... He returned to the starting lineup in the Sun Bowl vs. Michigan State.
The 1995 Season: Redshirted the '95 season as an offensive lineman.
In High School: One of the top prep offensive linemen in the country out of Livermore (California) High School ... A prep All-American by Blue Chip Illustrated... Blue Chip ranked him as the ninth best offensive line prospect in the west ... Super Prep named him to its All-Farwest team and ranked him 44th on its list of top recruits in the Farwest ... Honorable Mention All-American selection by Max Emfinger's Bluechips Magazine ... Named to the Tacoma News Tribune's Western Top 100 ... Second-Team All-State by Cal Hi Sports ... First-Team All-East Bay League and All-Metro ... Played some defensive end his senior season ... As a junior, he started at offensive tackle and was named to the All-League team.
Personal Information: Sociology major.