Cecil Grigg

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Cecil Grigg
Born: (1891-02-15)February 15, 1891
Nashville, Tennessee
Died: September 5, 1968(1968-09-05) (aged 77)
Houston, Texas
Career information
Position(s) Running back
College Holy Trinity
Career history
As coach
1925 Rochester Jeffersons
1928–1933 Austin
1936–1966 Rice (baseball & football)
As player
1915 Holy Trinity
1919–1923 Canton Bulldogs
1924–1925 Rochester Jeffersons
1926 New York Giants
1927 Frankford Yellow Jackets
Career highlights and awards
Career stats

Cecil Burkett "Tex" Grigg (February 15, 1891 – September 5, 1968) was an American football player and coach. He played running back for eight seasons in the National Football League for the Canton Bulldogs, the Rochester Jeffersons, the New York Giants, and the Frankford Yellow Jackets. He made his professional debut in 1919 with the Bulldogs who were still members of the Ohio League, the direct predecessor to the NFL. Grigg then went on to coach for many years as Jess Neely's backfield coach at Rice.


  • PFRA Research. "Twilight" (PDF). Coffin Corner. Professional Football Researchers Association: 1–10. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-03-11.