Tracy Gravely

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Tracy Gravely
Date of birth: (1968-04-24) April 24, 1968 (age 46)
Career information
Status: Retired
CFL status: International
Position(s): LB
College: Concord
Organizations
As player:
1991
19921993
19941995
19962001
Ottawa Rough Riders
BC Lions
Baltimore Stallions
Montreal Alouettes
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 1996
CFL East All-Star: 1996
Awards: 1996 James P. McCaffrey Trophy

Tracy Gravely (born April 24, 1968), a native of Kimball, West Virginia, is a former all star linebacker in the Canadian Football League.

A graduate of Concord University,[1] where he was West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year in 1989, he signed with the New York Giants, but never played a game with them.

He came to Canada in 1991, playing briefly with the Ottawa Rough Riders. He was with the BC Lions during 1992 and 1993, playing 13 games. He joined the Baltimore CFLers in 1994 and won the Grey Cup with the Stallions in 1995, when he was a Southern Division all-star. He went north with the team when they became the Montreal Alouettes, and would play 112 games for them, being an all star in 1996 and winning the James P. McCaffrey Trophy for best defensive player in the East the same year.

Presently he is a football coach with his alma mater, Concord University and, in 2005, was chosen as a member of the Alouettes "Team of the Decade".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (13 September 1989). Boone County Matchup Between Unbeaten Concord, Tech, Point Pleasant Register
  2. ^ Bone, Tom (31 January 2008). Super dream: NFL fame rekindled for Gravely, Bluefield Daily Telegraph