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2007 Football Roster


Jonathan Grigsby

Class: r-Sr.
Position: WR
Height: 5-9
Weight: 186 pounds
Previous School: Fred J. Page
Hometown: Franklin, TN

2007: Saw action in nine games and had nine total catches for 187 yards ... Led the Blue Raiders with a 20.8-yard per catch average ... Had 228 total snaps ... Registered one reception for 16 yards at FAU ... Missed the Louisville, LSU, and WKU games with a hamstring injury ... Returned for the FIU game and played 26 snaps ... Turned in a season-best three receptions for 39 yards against Virginia ... Had one reception at North Texas ... Recorded his first 100-yard receiving game when he grabbed two passes for 109 yards at ULM, including a 94-yard grab for a score that went down as the third longest pass in school history and was the longest in ULM's Malone Stadium history ... Hauled in an 11-yard touchdown reception against ULL ... Had one catch in his final game at Troy.

2006: Played in all 13 games and earned four starts ... Had a career-best 24 receptions for 319 yards to rank third on the team ... Enjoyed a solid spring and earned a starting role at receiver ... Led the White team with five receptions for 82 yards in the Blue-White Spring Game ... Made his first collegiate start in win over FIU and had one reception for five yards ... Registered a career-best seven catches for 59 yards at Maryland (43 snaps) to earn a "winning performance" from the coaching staff ... Had one catch against Tennessee Tech ... Had two catches in 35 plays at Oklahoma ... Collected three passes for 71 yards, including a personal-best 53-yard reception in win over North Texas ... Added two catches for 36 yards against Louisville ... Did not catch a pass at Louisiana-Monroe but did earn a "winning performance" ... Had his second straight "winning performance" after grabbing two passes for 28 yards at Louisiana-Lafayette ... Recorded one reception for 11 yards against FAU ... Did not have a catch against ASU, South Carolina, or Troy ... Reeled in five receptions for a career-best 86 yards in Motor City Bowl against Central Michigan.

2005: Saw action in the last five games of the season at wide receiver ... Finished the year with three catches for 50 yards ... Had two catches for 45 yards against Arkansas State and added one reception for five yards at FIU ... Led the Blue Raiders with four receptions for 59 yards in the annual Blue-White Scrimmage in 2005.

2004: Did not see any action but was put on scholarship.

2003: Took a redshirt year after joining the team as a walk-on.

High School: Lettered four years in football and basketball and one year in track at Fred J. Page High School ... Voted second team all-county as a quarterback in 2001 and 2002 and earned MVP honors in 2002 and 2003.

Personal: Parents: John Earl Grigsby and LaVerne Grigsby ... Born: 10/23/84 ... Major: Organizational Communication.

Receiving Rec. Yds. Avg. LG TD
2005 3 50 16.7 25 0
2006 24 319 13.3 53 0
2007 9 187 20.8 94 2
Total 36 556 15.4 94 2