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2015 NFL DRAFT

Cory Grissom, DT

School: South Florida  |  Conference: BIGE
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: LaGrange, GA
Height/Weight: 6-2 / 306 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
200186
2012 Season
Started at defensive tackle in all 12 games ... a second-team All-BIG EAST selection ... tallied 38 tackles, 2.5 sacks, seven TFL and two PBU ... posted seven tackles and a half sack in the season opener against Chattanooga ... added five tackles at Nevada ... notched four tackles, including a sack and two TFL, versus Florida St. ... tallied four tackles and 1.5 TFL at Temple ... had four tackles and a TFL against Syracuse ... added a sack versus UConn ... tallied four tackles and a TFL at Cincinnati.
2011 Season
Started at defensive tackle in all 12 games ... posted 38 tackles, 1.5 sacks, six TFL, two pressures, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery ... posted a TFL against FAMU ... tallied four tackles and a half TFL versus UTEP ... had five tackles, a TFL and two pressures at Pitt ... tallied eight tackles, a half sack, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery at UConn ... added three stops against Cincinnati ... posted five tackles and a half TFL at Rutgers ... added four tackles at Syracuse ... notched two tackles and a sack against Miami ... had three tackles and a TFL versus Louisville ... added two tackles and a half TFL against West Virginia.
2010 Season
Started all 13 games at defensive tackle ... tallied 16 tackles, a sack, three TFL and a PBU ... posted two tackles against Stony Brook ... added a stop at Florida ... notched two tackles and his first career sack versus FAU ... tallied two tackles, including a TFL, against Rutgers ... added two tackles, including a TFL, at Louisville ... posted four tackles versus Pitt ... broke up a pass against Connecticut.
2009 Season
Promising season was slowed by injuries midway through the year ... played in eight games, starting three, at defensive tackle ... accounted for 11 tackles, including a season high of four against Wofford in season opener ... also had half a tackle for loss.
2008 Season
Played in one game against FIU, registering two tackles ... sidelined by an ankle injury after the FIU game.
High School
Rated the 64th best defensive tackle in the country by Rivals.com and 66th by Scout.com ... had 13 sacks, five forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries as a senior ... named all-region in 2007 ... won team award for best defensive lineman in 2007 ... a three-year football letterwinner ... also lettered in wrestling (two years) ... chose USF over Arkansas, North Carolina and Southern Miss.
Injury Report
2012: Suffered a broken ankle during practce in April and underwent surgery.
Personal
Raised by Jackie Jennings ... full first name is Ticory, but goes by "Cory" ... majoring in criminology.
 
LATEST NEWS
05/03/2013 - Patriots sign 19 Rookie Free Agents...Grissom, 22, appeared in 46 games with 40 starts at South Florida and posted 105 tackles, five sacks, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery. The 6-2, 316-pounder, was named second-team All-Big East as a senior in 2012. - New England Patriots

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