Torrian Gray

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Torrian Gray
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Defensive backs coach
Team Washington Redskins
Biographical details
Born (1974-03-18) March 18, 1974 (age 43)
Lakeland, Florida
Alma mater Virginia Tech
Playing career
1992-1996 Virginia Tech
1997-1999 Minnesota Vikings
Position(s) FS
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
2000-2001 Maine (DB)
2002-2003 Connecticut (DB)
2004-2005 Chicago Bears (DB)
2006-2015 Virginia Tech (DB)
2016 Florida (DB)
2017-present Washington Redskins (DB)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
2 Big East Conference as a player
(1995, 1996)
3 ACC Championships as a coach
(2007, 2008, 2010)
Awards
3-time all Big East free safety

Torrian Gray (born March 18, 1974 in Lakeland, Florida) is a professional football assistant coach. He currently coaches defensive backs for the Washington Redskins. Married to Courtney Hull, Gray has two daughters: Tori and Lexi.

College career[edit]

Gray was three times an all-Big East selection for the Virginia Tech Hokies. His college teams won two Big East championships and in 1995, upset the Texas Longhorns in the 1995 Sugar Bowl.

Professional career[edit]

Following his playing career at Tech, Gray was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings 49th overall in the second round of the 1997 NFL Draft. He played two seasons with the Minnesota Vikings backing up Orlando Thomas at free safety. He started five games as a rookie, including two playoff contests. He contributed as a starter in the nickel package and as a special teams player before retiring in the spring of 2000 due to a knee injury. The Vikings advanced to the playoffs in each of his three seasons.

Coaching career[edit]

Gray returned to Virginia Tech to coach defensive backs following the departure of Lorenzo Ward to the Oakland Raiders.[1]

On February 4, 2017, Gray was named Defensive Backs coach of the NFL's Washington Redskins. [2]

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