Xavier Grimble

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Xavier Grimble
No. --     Free agent
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1992-09-02) September 2, 1992 (age 22)
Place of birth: Las Vegas, Nevada
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 257 lb (117 kg)
Career information
High school: Las Vegas (NV) Gorman
College: Southern California
Undrafted in 2014
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards

Xavier Grimble (born September 2, 1992) is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent. He played college football at USC.

High School[edit]

Grimble attended Bishop Gorman High School in Summerlin, Nevada. Named an USA Today All-American as a senior in 2009, he had 39 catches for 709 yards (18.2 avg.) with 9 TDs, helping Bishop Gorman to a 15-0 record and victory in the state 4A title game. As a junior in 2008, he had 13 receptions for 310 yards (23.8 avg.) with 4 TDs. He was selected to play in the 2010 Under Armour All-America Game in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Considered a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, he was rated the best tight end prospect of his class.[1] He committed to USC on April 24, 2009.[2]

College career[edit]

After redshirting as a true freshman in 2010, Grimble started seven games in 2011, recording 15 catches for 144 yards (9.6 avg.) with 4 TDs. In 2012, Grimble shared starts with fellow tight end Randall Telfer. He started in nine games, appearing in all 12, recording 29 catches for 316 yards (10.9 avg.) with 5 TDs, and was named an honorable mention All-Pac-12. In 2013, he caught 25 passes for 271 yards and 2 TDs, and was named an All-Pac 12 selection for the second consecutive season.

On January 7, 2014, Grimble announced he would forego his remaining eligibility and enter the 2014 NFL Draft.[3]

Professional career[edit]

2014 NFL Draft[edit]

Grimble went undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft and was signed that day after the draft by the New York Giants. The Giants waived Grimble on August 26, 2014.[4]


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