American Football Database
Cecil Grigg
Date of birth: (1891-02-15)February 15, 1891
Place of birth: Nashville, Tennessee
Date of death: September 5, 1968(1968-09-05) (aged 77)
Place of death: Houston, Texas
Career information
Position(s): Running back
Career highlights and awards
Playing stats at

Cecil Burkett "Tex" Grigg (February 15, 1891 – September 5, 1968) was an American football player and coach. He played running back for eight seasons in the National Football League for the Canton Bulldogs, the Rochester Jeffersons, the New York Giants, and the Frankford Yellow Jackets. He made his professional debut in 1919 with the Bulldogs who were still members of the Ohio League, the direct predecessor to the NFL. Grigg then went on to coach for many years as Jess Neely's backfield coach at Rice.

Head coaching record

College football

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Austin Kangaroos (Texas Conference) (1928–1932)
1928 Austin 4–6 2–2 3rd
1929 Austin 3–6 3–2 3rd
1930 Austin 3–5–1 2–2–1 3rd
1931 Austin 3–5–1 3–2 3rd
1932 Austin 0–9 0–4 5th
Austin: 13–31–2 10–12–1
Total: 13–31–2
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


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