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Otis Grant
No. 82, 81     
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1961-08-13)August 13, 1961
Place of birth: Atlanta, Georgia
Date of death: May 29, 2011(2011-05-29) (aged 49)
Place of death: Roswell, Georgia
Career information
College: Michigan State
NFL Draft: 1983 / Round: 5 / Pick: 134
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Los Angeles Rams ( 1983 1985)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Otis Grant (August 13, 1961 – May 29, 2011) was an American football wide receiver who played three seasons in the National Football League with the Los Angeles Rams and Philadelphia Eagles. He was drafted by the Rams in the fifth round of the 1983 NFL Draft. He played college football at Michigan State University and attended George Washington Carver High School in Atlanta, Georgia.[1]

College careerEdit

Grant played for the Michigan State Spartans from 1979 to 1982, recording 1,358 yards and twelve touchdowns on 79 receptions.[2]

Professional careerEdit

Grant was selected by the Los Angeles Rams with the 134th pick in the 1983 NFL Draft. He played in 30 games, starting three, for the Rams from 1983 to 1984.[1] He was released by the Rams on August 27, 1985.[3]

Grant played in three games, all starts, as a replacement player for the Philadelphia Eagles during the 1987 NFL players' strike.[1][4]

Personal lifeEdit

Grant worked in various areas, including security and as a marketing manager, after retiring from football.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "OTIS GRANT". profootballarchives.com. http://www.profootballarchives.com/gran04400.html. Retrieved October 31, 2015.
  2. "Otis Grant". sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/otis-grant-1.html. Retrieved October 31, 2015.
  3. Roberts, Rich (August 28, 1985). "Ram Camp : Farmer, Grant Don't Make the Cut". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on November 1, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151101003705/http://articles.latimes.com/1985-08-28/sports/sp-25105_1_ram-camp. Retrieved October 31, 2015.
  4. "NFL Capsules". United Press International. October 3, 1987. Archived from the original on November 1, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151101003925/http://www.upi.com/Archives/1987/10/03/NFL-Capsules/9053560232000/. Retrieved October 31, 2015.
  5. "Otis Grant". legacy.com. June 3, 2011. Archived from the original on November 1, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20151101003341/http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/atlanta/obituary.aspx?pid=151461034. Retrieved October 31, 2015.

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