Cyrus Gray

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Cyrus Gray
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Gray with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2014
No. -- Free agent
Position: Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-11-18) November 18, 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth: DeSoto, Texas
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 198 lb (90 kg)
Career information
High school: DeSoto (TX)
College: Texas A&M
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 6 / Pick: 182
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
Rushing Yards: 99
Rushing Avg: 4.1
Rushing TDs: 1
Player stats at NFL.com

Cyrus Danall Gray (born November 18, 1989) is an American football running back who is currently a free agent. He previously played for the Kansas City Chiefs and played college football at Texas A&M. Gray was drafted by the Chiefs in the sixth round of the 2012 NFL Draft.[1]

High school career[edit]

Gray first attended Duncanville High School before DeSoto High School, 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 4 × 100 m relay squad.[3]

Gray vs Iowa State in 2011.

College career[edit]

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]

Kansas City Chiefs[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. On July 29, 2015, Gray was released by the Kansas City Chiefs.

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

On August 10, 2016, Gray was signed by the Falcons.[5] On August 29, 2016, Gray was released by the Falcons with an injury settlement.

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