Otis Grigsby
No. 98, 73     
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1980-11-19) November 19, 1980 (age 39)
Place of birth: San Antonio, Texas
Career information
College: Kentucky
Undrafted in 2003
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Miami Dolphins ( 2003 2004)*
Career highlights and awards
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Tackles     2
Sacks     1.0
Forced fumbles     0
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Otis Wayne Grigsby, Jr. (born November 19, 1980) is a former American football defensive end. He was signed by the Miami Dolphins as an undrafted free agent in 2003. He played college football at Kentucky.

Grigsby has also been a member of the Atlanta Falcons and Carolina Panthers

Early yearsEdit

Grigsby attended Judson High School in Converse, Texas and was a student and a letterman in football and basketball. In football, as a senior, he started as a linebacker and was a first team All-State selection. In basketball, he was an All-District Honorable Mention selection and an All-City selection. Grigsby graduated from Judson High School in the top 10 percent of his class.

College careerEdit

Grigsby in 45 games and started 18 at Kentucky and notched 10.0 sacks during collegiate career.

Professional careerEdit

In 2007, he played in eight regular season games—four with Carolina and the final four games of the season with Minnesota. He made his presence felt immediately with the Vikings, notching a 4th-quarter sack of former Vikings QB Shaun Hill at San Francisco (12/9), his 1st career sack, and forced a fumble on the play that was recovered by fellow lineman Spencer Johnson he played in 1st NFL game of his career in the opener at St. Louis (9/9) as a Panther.

In 2006, he spent final two weeks of regular season on Panthers practice squad. He went to training camp with Carolina but was waived on 8/29/06. In 2005, he went to training camp with Atlanta but was waived on 8/26/05. In 2004, he spent training camp with Miami but was released in final roster cuts on 9/5/04. In 2003, he entered NFL as a rookie free agent with the Dolphins. He was inactive for all 16 games with Miami on a team that went 10–6 but did not make the playoffs under head coach Dave Wannstedt.


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