Cie Grant

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Cie Grant
Date of birth (1979-11-27) November 27, 1979 (age 37)
Place of birth Dover, Ohio
Career information
Position(s) Linebacker
College Ohio State University
NFL draft 2003 / Round: 3 / Pick: 22
Career history
As player
2003–2004 New Orleans Saints

Willie "Cie" Grant (born November 27, 1979 in Dover, Ohio) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League for the New Orleans Saints.[1][2] He played college football at the Ohio State University. During the final fourth down play in the 2003 Fiesta Bowl, a blitzing Grant applied quick pressure on Miami quarterback Ken Dorsey, forcing an incompletion and clinching the BCS National Championship.[3][4] He graduated from New Philadelphia High School in 1998. While at NPHS he participated in numerous sports as well as performing with Delphian Chorale, the high school's select choir.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Players: Cie Grant". National Football League. Retrieved 2010-12-15. 
  2. ^ Doerschuk, Steve (2010-01-23). "Around the NFL: Fox has a lot of respect for Browns' new hire, Sandusky". The Repository. Retrieved 2010-12-15. 
  3. ^ Lesmerises, Doug (2010-09-11). "Ohio State Buckeyes bury Miami Hurricanes and some doubts with convincing win". The Plain Dealer. Retrieved 2010-12-15. 
  4. ^ Murphy, Austin (2003-01-13). "'The Best Damn Team' Wins the Big One". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved 2010-12-15.