Grayson leads the way with 153 yards and two touchdowns
Rams conclude second year of spring football under Head Coach Jim McElwain
McElwain pleased with light practice
McElwain won't name starter during spring camp
Rams enter final week of spring ball
Photos from Dan Byers of CSU's spring game played on Saturday, April 20, 2013
Photos from 4-13-13 practice at Infinity Park in Glendale, Colo. (Photos by Don Reichert)
Photos from the Rams first spring scrimmage on Saturday April 6, 2013.
Photos from Friday's spring practice as they prepare for Saturday's public scrimmage.
Pictures from Saturday's spring practice (Photos taken by Stu Buchanan)
2012 (Sophomore): First full season as the starting quarterback... Played in his first Rocky Mountain Showdown vs. Colorado (Sept. 1)... Threw for 173 yards and two TDs and it was also his first game without a turnover... Connected on a 20-yard pass to Dominique Vinson right before the half to swing momentum in favor of the Rams... In the home-opener against North Dakota State (Sept. 8) he stayed true to his average throwing for 171 yards, 69 of which came on the third play of the game when he found Crockett Gillmore streaking down the middle of the field... At San Jose State (Sept. 15) had the best game of his young career setting six career highs... Completed 24 passes for 297 yards for two TDs... Started off the game with a 15-yard rushing TD, becoming the third Ram QB with multiple passing TDs and a rushing TD in 36 games... Distributed the ball against the Spartans connecting with eight different receivers... Finished the game with 337 total yards (297 passing, 40 rushing) and the teams leading rusher...In the matchup against future MW opponent Utah State (Sept. 22), completed just over 50 percent of his passes for 224 yards... Through four games Grayson has only thrown two interceptions, which is the fewest by a Ram since 1985 (Kelly Stouffer)... Is out indefinitely after suffering a broken collarbone at Air Force (Sept. 29)...
High School: A grayshirt, enrolled in January 2011 and began practice with the Rams in the spring...The No. 22-ranked all-purpose quarterback in the nation and No. 17 overall prospect from the state of Washington (Rivals.com)...Appeared three times as both the first-team quarterback in his conference and the first-team quarterback in his region, at Heritage High School in Vancouver, Wash., just across the Oregon border from Portland...Broke most of Washington's Class 4A state passing records, and had the nation's highest completion percentage as a senior, 73.2 percent...Topped 10,000 yards in total offense during his prep career...Garnered consecutive Greater St. Helens League MVP honors, in 2008 and '09...A three-year starting quarterback and three-year letterwinner, also played free safety, cornerback and wide receiver, and served two seasons as a team captain...Guided the Timberwolves to three straight Class 4A playoff berths and a GSHL championship in 2008...His conference's Player of the Year in 2009, completed 73.2 percent of his passes (238-for-325), for 2,720 yards, with 18 TD and only five INT...Also as a senior, averaged 8.2 yards on 117 carries (958 yards), with nine TDs, and caught two passes for 22 yards and a 20-yard TD...Among his top games in 2009, led the Timberwolves to a critical 30-29 conference win over Kelso with 361 yards, among national leaders that weekend, on 32-of-41 passing, with three TDs...Three of his team's losses as a senior were by a combined 12 points...As a junior, received his first GSHL MVP and guided HHS to a league title by throwing for 3,129 yards, connecting on 69.2 percent of his passes (236-for-341), with 18 TD and 11 INT...Also in 2008, had 541 yards on 75 carries (7.2 avg.), with three TDs...Threw to a Division I receiver and was protected by a Division I offensive lineman in 2008...Went 7-3 in his first year as a starter, 2007, completing 72.9 percent of his passes (186-for-255) with 23 TDs and eight INTs, in addition to 318 yards on 38 carries (8.4 avg.), with three TDs...Also played basketball (three letters), serving as a team captain and averaging 6.7 points per game, and ran track (four), winning district titles in both the 300- and 110-meter hurdles...Ran the 40-yard dash in 4.63 seconds...Earned academic all-conference honors in all three sports, with a 3.1 GPA...Head football coach was Nate Becksted...Also recruited by Notre Dame, Oregon, Tennessee, Louisville, Miami (Ohio), Idaho State and Eastern Washington.
Personal: Given name Garrett Bradley Grayson...Nicknamed G-Man...Born May 29, 1991, in Vancouver, Wash. ...Parents are Brad and Jody Grayson...Has an older sister...Uncle, Danny Grayson, was an All-American linebacker at Washington State, selected in the seventh round of the 1990 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers...Took part in a goodwill party at Respite Care of Fort Collins, working with disabled youngsters, in February 2011...Invested time in kids' lives at the Fort Collins Boys & Girls Club prior to the 2011 season...Majoring in communication studies at Colorado State...Hometown: Vancouver, Wash.