He received heavy pressure to stay in-state, but on Tuesday he rolled with the Tide.
Grant led the state of Mississippi in rushing with over 2,700 yards. He had over 8,000 yards for his career and broke the state record in touchdowns with 115. He was named Mississippi's Mr. Football for his successful season.
Grant helped lead his high school squad to two consecutive state championships and rushed for over 200 yards in his final game.
The 5-10, 185-pound back is on track to qualify.