Fresno State: Made a switch from one of the WAC’s top safeties to linebacker last year and didn’t miss a beat, earning second-team all-conference honors … one of the WAC’s hardest hitters … dubbed the WAC’s hardest hitting player by Street and Smith’s … a consensus preseason first-team All-WAC selection by all major college football magazines … despite playing a new position, reads plays very well and always seems to find himself around the ball … opened the 2002 season rated the 19th-best safety in the nation by The Sporting News … was dubbed Fresno State’s best defensive player by collegefootballnews.com … named an honorable mention preseason All-American by Street and Smith’s … graduated in four years with a degree in mass communication and journalism in May 2003.
(2002) Played in all 14 games, starting 13 … switched from safety to linebacker before the Rice game to fill in at the injury-torn position … against the Owls, he made nine tackles, including two for loss … also had nine tackles against SMU … finished the year third on the team in tackles with 80 … third on the team with 13 tackles for loss … also had six sacks, four pass breakups, one quarterback hurry and one fumble recovery … blocked a punt against Louisiana Tech ... had a huge game in the Silicon Valley Football Classic against Georgia Tech, recording 11 tackles, two for losses, one sack, forced a fumble and had an interception.
(2001) Played in all 14 games, starting 13 … second on the team in tackles with 95 … has racked up 165 tackles in two seasons … third on the team in tackles for loss with 10 … also had four sacks and a team-high four interceptions … broke up six passes … an absolutely vicious hitter, a trait he displayed in the season opener when he leveled Colorado quarterback Craig Ochs on a blitz, causing a fumble, which Fresno State recovered, leading to a touchdown and a 24-22 victory over the Buffaloes … piled up 10 tackles, including one for loss, in the Silicon Valley Football Classic against Michigan State … had back-to-back 11-tackle games against Colorado and Oregon State … picked off two passes in a victory against Tulsa … a blackshirt recipient six times … had at least six tackles in 10 games ... honorable mention All-WAC.
(2000) In just his first season, finished fourth on the team in tackles with 70 … had nine tackles for loss, three sacks and one interception … helped seal the 14-7 victory over SMU with an interception as the Mustangs were driving on their final possession of the game … had a big game against SMU, racking up 11 tackles and a sack … posted 10 tackles against Hawai’i and a season-high 12 against San Jose State … his six sacks were second-best on the squad … forced two fumbles and blocked a kick.
High School: All-Southeast Yosemite League as a junior and senior … Prep Star preseason all-region nominee … Bakersfield Jockey Club athlete of the month … as a junior, posted 20 solo tackles and 61 assisted tackles with two for a loss … recorded 43 solo tackles, 83 assisted tackles, five interceptions, three blocked kicks, two caused fumbles and four fumble recoveries his senior season … rushed for 700 yards on 102 carries (6.9 avg.) with 10 touchdowns … had six receptions for 110 yards.
Personal: Born Aug. 14, 1981 … parents names are Pamela Lindsay and Floyd McGill … has a brother, Ramon Grayson … lists favorite athlete as former Detroit Lions running back Barry Sanders … enjoys playing video games.
Statistics Year G-GS Solo Asst Total TFL-Yds Sacks-Yds 1999 Redshirted 2000 12-1 42 28 70 9-64 6-36 2001 14-13 65 30 95 10-40 4-25 2002 14-12 46 34 80 13-37 6-19 Totals 40-27 153 92 245 32-141 16-80