DT Adrian Grady has bright future

Coffee County head coach Bonwell Royall says University of Louisville commit Adrian Grady (6'3, 268) has a bright future ahead of him.

Adrian Grady is a big time defensive line prospect.

Despite missing his entire junior season with a broken bone in his lower leg, Grady recovered to garner strong interest from several SEC powers this season, including Florida and Auburn.

Grady, who played linebacker through most of his high school career until move down to defensive tackle as a senior, has unbelievable strength and according to Coffee County head coach Bonwell Royal has a bright future on the gridiron ahead of him.

"He has unbelievable strength," said Royal. "He's around 270-pounds now but he'll probably play around 290-pounds. I think his best football playing days are all out in front of him. He's a heck of a player and I think he's going to make it."

"When he gets coached up in college, he'll have a real good future in front of him," Royal said.

Auburn and Flordia were heavily interested but when an offer wasn't forthcoming after a visit to Gainesville, Grady decided to end his recruitment and felt Louisville was the best place for him.

"He's a good student and a great young man," Royal said of Grady. "I've never once had a teacher grumble about him or write him up for anything in his time here."

Grady made 79 tackles, including 54 solo and made 5 tackles for loss and 2 sacks as a senior.

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