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    David J.  Grinnage

    Class:
    RS Junior

    Hometown:
    Newark, Del.

    High School:
    Newark

    Height / Weight:
    6-5 / 265

    Position:
    TE


    08/15/2013

    Opening Statement - Episode 4

    In today's episode, our cameras followed tight end David J. Grinnage during a recent Pack practice.

    08/15/2013

    In today's episode, our cameras followed tight end David J. Grinnage during a recent Pack practice

    Each installment of this series will cover the development of different players as they fight for a spot on the depth chart leading up to the Pack's season opener against Louisiana Tech. In today's episode, our cameras followed tight end David J. Grinnage during a recent Pack practice.

    AS A RS SOPHOMORE (2014):

    • Tied for the team lead in touchdown receptions with five.

    Starting tight end, he was named to the midseason list for the Mackey Award.

    All of his TD grabs came against ACC opponents and were in the last seven games of the season.

    AS A RS FRESHMAN (2013):

    • Started seven games.

    • Ended the season strong, with nine of his 15 catches in the last six games.

    AS A FRESHMAN (2012):

    • Redshirted. Named Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the South Alabama contest.

    IN HIGH SCHOOL:

    • Played for coach Butch Simpson, his team posted a 12-1 record, including 8-0 in conference during his senior season, falling in the state championship game.

    Honors: First-team all-state as a tight end and all-conference as a TE and DE. A Blue/Gold all-star selection. Earned second•team all-conference honors at defensive end as a junior - Earned second•team all-conference honors in baseball (DH). Also an academic all-conference performer.

    Senior Stats: 43 catches for 590 yards and six touchdowns; 71 tackles and two interceptions.

    Rankings: No. 21 tight end nationally by scout.com. No. 2 player in Delaware by rivals.com.

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