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Anthony Grady
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Anthony Grady

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Texarkana, Ark.

High School:
Arkansas High

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 289

Position:
DE

Experience:
2L

09/28/2013

Postgame Quotes vs. Illinois State

07/29/2013

Three Bears Land on MVFC Preseason All-Conference Team

MSU picked eighth in Valley Football preseason poll released Monday

04/13/2013

Offense Overcomes Early Troubles to Produce 524 Yards in Second Scrimmage

Harris finishes with 265 passing yards, and offense scores 43 points to overshadow three turnovers

12/02/2012

Schaffitzel Wins Top Honors at Bears Annual Football Awards Banquet

All-MVFC Sophomore Safety Earns Team MVP and Media Player of the Year Laurels

11/26/2012

Six Bears Earn All-Missouri Valley Football Conference Recognition

Buford, Schaffitzel Top Missouri State's List of All-Conference Honorees With First-Team Selections

2013: Started 11 games as a senior and 19 over his last two years at MSU...In 2013, he earned All-Missouri Valley Football Conference second-team honors ... Led all Bears defensive linemen with 48 tackles and 2.5 sacks to go along with 12 QB pressures, 5 passes broken up and an 82% overall grade for the season...Blocked a pair of kicks to rank eighth on MSU's single-season chart...Matched a career high with 9 tackles in the Bears' season opener against Northwestern State (8/29/13)...Named MSU Co-Player of the Week for his performance vs. Illinois State (9/28/13), in which he recorded a sack, recovered a fumble and blocked a kick ... Finished his career with 108 total tackles in 34 games with 14.5 TFLs, 9.0 sacks and 6 PBUs.


2012: Earned All-MVFC honorable mention honors after bringing down 49 ball carriers as a junior, tops among MSU defensive linemen ... Started 8 of 11 games at right end ... Earned CFPA National Defensive Lineman of the Week honorable mention honors after registering 3.0 sacks, 3.5 tackles for loss, a fumble recovery and 5 total stops in come-from-behind home win over South Dakota (10/13/12) ... Earned MSU Defensive Player of the Week honors for the South Dakota game and the home opener against Murray State (9/15/12) after registering 7 tackles and 4 solo stops against the Racers ... Notched season-high 9 tackles, including 8 solos, at No. 25 South Dakota State (9/29/12) with a pass break-up ... Second on the team in tackles for loss (8.0) and sacks (5.0) ... Finished tied for 96th nationally in sacks per game (0.45), which was 12th in the MVFC ... Also tied for 16th in the MVFC in TFLs (0.73) ... Had a tackle and broke up a pass in the Maroon and White Game (4/21/12).

2011: A foot injury sidelined him for the entire season.

2010: Saw action in all 11 games as a redshirt freshman ... Tallied season-high 4 tackles at Indiana State (10/16/10) with a half sack ... Also recorded 3 total stops in home win over No. 20 Youngstown State (10/2/10) ... Posted first career sack in his collegiate debut against Eastern Kentucky (9/3/10) ... Was also in on a pair of plays at South Dakota State (11/6/10) with a solo stop against the Jackrabbits.

2009: Redshirted his first season at Missouri State ... Named the MSU Defensive Scout Team Co-Player of the Year ... Earned MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week honors for home win over UT Martin (9/12/09) and for Illinois State (10/31/09) game.

High School: Helped Arkansas High in Texarkana, Ark., to back-to-back Class 6A state championships in 2006 and 2007 as a two-year starter and letterman for Coach Bill Keopple ... In 2008, the Razorbacks were 5-7, but made the state playoffs behind a solid defensive effort ... Recorded 58 tackles, 18 tackles for loss, 9 sacks and broke up 14 passes his senior season ... Played in the Arkansas All-Star Game and was named to the Arkansas Class 6A All-State squad as well as claiming All-Southwest Arkansas and All-6A South Conference honors.

Personal: Anthony Scott Grady was born 8/6/90 in Texarkana, Texas ... Son of Kevin Grady and Wendy Glass of Texarkana, Ark. ... Has five brothers, Chris, Jack, Nick, Gabe, and Kaden ... Majoring in Criminology.

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