How’d he get so wide open?
Its a common question fans, coaches and players ask when they see a wide receiver disconnecting from coverage and running alone up the field.
Each time new Redskins wide receiver Ryan Grant hits the field, this question is asked. And its asked over and over again.
As you continue to enjoy your Friday afternoon, check out this comprehensive highlight package of Grant during his Tulane days:
During his Green Wave career, the 6-1 wideout appeared in 34 games where he recorded 196 receptions for 2,769 yards and 21 touchdowns.
In his senior year alone, Grant recorded 1,039 yards and nine touchdowns. That high production got him an invite to the Senior Bowl where he dazzled scouts and NFL staffers with his shifty moves.
As this article by theadvocate.com explains, Grant flashed his excellent footwork and hands despite sudden, unexpected obstacles that forced him to wear football gear that did not fit properly.
Here is his statline from college courtesy ESPN.com:
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