Cyrus Gray

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Cyrus Gray
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Gray in the 2014 NFL season.
No. 32     Kansas City Chiefs
Running Back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-11-18) November 18, 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth: DeSoto, Texas
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Weight: 206 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school: Duncanville High School, Duncanville, TexasDeSoto (TX)
College: Texas A&M
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 6 / Pick: 182
Debuted in 2012 for the Kansas City Chiefs
Career history
Roster status: Injured reserve
Career NFL statistics as of Week 5, 2013
Rushing Yards 52
Rushing Avg 5.8
Rushing TDs 0
Stats at NFL.com

Cyrus Danall Gray (born November 18, 1989) is an American football running back for the Kansas City Chiefs in the NFL. He was considered one of the better running back prospects for the 2012 NFL Draft[1] and was drafted in the 6th Round out of Texas A&M.

High school career[edit]

Gray First attended Duncanville High School (Duncanville,Texas), then DeSoto High School in DeSoto, Texas, where he played football and ran track. In football, he played running back for the DeSoto Eagles football team. During his award winning junior campaign, he ran for 1,482 yards and 31 touchdowns while also hauling in 38 passes for 436 yards and two more scores, being named to the Texas Sports Writer's Association All-State Second Team as a kick returner and Third Team as a running back. As a senior, he garnered Honorable Mention 5A All-State quarterback honors from both The Associated Press and the Texas Sports Writer's Association after rushing for 1,975 yards and 28 touchdowns.

In track & field, Gray was one of the state's top performers in the 100-meter dash. He ran a PR of 10.74 seconds in the 100 meters at the 2007 Jesuit Sheaner Relays, placing second.[2] In addition, he also ran 41.80 seconds on the Desoto's 4x100m relay squad.[3]

College career[edit]

Gray vs Iowa State in 2011.

As a junior in 2010, Gray rushed for 1,133 yards with 12 touchdowns and was an All-Big 12 honorable mention for the second consecutive season.[4]

Professional career[edit]

In the 2012 NFL Draft Gray was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 6th round of the draft. Before the season, Gray was listed 5th string on the depth chart. He got his first career carry against the San Diego Chargers on September 30, 2012. It was for 15 yards. Gray finished the season with 44 yards on 7 carries.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Christine Michael
Texas A&M Starting Running Backs
2010–2012
Succeeded by
Christine Michael