Cory Grant
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Cory Grant

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Alief Elsik High School

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 305

Position:
DT

Experience:
2L


2010: Second-team All-Mountain West Conference for the second year ... started all 13 games ... tied for second on the squad with 3 ½ sacks for 23 yards, a career high in a single-season ... tied for fifth on the Horned Frogs with five tackles for loss ... posted a season-best three tackles against BYU and at New Mexico, tallying a sack in each game ... pitched in on sacks against Tennessee Tech, Baylor and San Diego State ... had multi-tackle performances in six of TCU's 13 games ... helped anchor a TCU defensive unit that ranked first in the nation in total defense (228.5 yards per game ) for the third straight season.

2009: Second-team All-Mountain West Conference in his first year as a starter ... started 12 games while playing in all 13 contests ... tied for fifth on the Horned Frogs with 5 ½ tackles for loss ... recorded two sacks in the 38-7 win at BYU ... his first collegiate start saw him total 1 ½ tackles for loss, including a half sack, among three stops in the season-opening 30-14 win at Virginia ... posted a season-best four tackles at Air Force ... had three tackles against Utah and Colorado State ... recipient of a Sportsmanship Award from the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl for his efforts in that game.

2008: Played in three games ... recorded a tackle for loss in the 67-7 win over Stephen F. Austin.

2007: Utilized in a second-team role at nose tackle behind Kelly Griffin ... recorded at least one stop in 10 of the 13 games ... his first collegiate sack resulted in a 14-yard loss at Air Force ... also had a sack in the 37-0 win over New Mexico ... assisted on two stops in his collegiate debut against Baylor ... had a season-best two stops in four games, all Frog wins.

2006: Redshirted as a true freshman.

High School: Team Most Valuable Player as a senior ... earned third-team all-district honors his junior year when he averaged 27 yards per catch as a tight end ... mentioned as a "Player to Watch" in 2005 Dave Campbell Texas Football ... placed ninth in powerlifting at the state championship his junior year ... named to the "A team" for academics as a senior ... also lettered in track and field ... chose TCU over Tulane and Tulsa.

Personal: Parents are Zachary and Sandra Grant ... majoring in communications.


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