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|Born:||September 4, 1971|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||214 lb (97 kg)|
|High school:||Inverness (FL) Citrus|
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Monty Roy Grow (born September 4, 1971) is an American former college and professional football player who was a defensive back for two seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He was born in Inverness, Florida, and attended Citrus High School in Inverness. He played college football for coach Steve Spurrier's Florida Gators football team while attending the University of Florida from 1990 to 1993. He was signed by the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs in 1994, and also played for the Jacksonville Jaguars from 1995 to 1996.
In 2013, Grow was arrested for child abuse, after leaving his 3-year-old child locked in a car, without any adult supervision. In 2016, Grow was arrested for being a leader in a massive health care fraud scandal, and in 2018 was found guilty of 17 counts of health care fraud and money laundering. He was sentenced to 22 years in prison in connection with the healthcare fraud conviction and ordered to pay approximately $18 million in restitution.
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- "MONTY GROW". profootballarchives.com. http://www.profootballarchives.com/grow00200.html. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
- "Former NFL player Monty Grow gets nearly 22 years in prison for fraud". Associated Press via ESPN. http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/23220975/former-nfl-player-monty-grow-gets-22-years-prison-fraud.