WI DE Adam Grimm Gets First Scholarship Offer

Adam Grimm, a 6-foot-4, 240-pound defensive end from Mequon (WI) Homestead who attended the Minnesota-Illinois State game, has received his first scholarship offer. Grimm was named to the BadgerStatePreps All-State Team and was a Wisconsin Football Coaches Association and the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel honorable mention all-state choice last season and has led Homestead to an 8-0 mark this year. They finish the regular season tonight versus Germantown, who is 6-2.

Adam Grimm recently received an offer from Northern Illinois. He attended the Huskies' game versus Central Michigan this past weekend. Northern Illinois cruised to a 42-10 MAC win. He had previously attended the Northwestern-Indiana game the previous weekend. Grimm also received an invitation for an official visit at North Dakota.

Grimm was named the 2003 North Shore Conference defensive lineman of the year as he anchored a line that allowed 75.8 rushing yards.

Homestead is ranked No. 1 in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel area rankings and is second in the Wisconsin Associated Press Division I rankings.

Grimm is a three-year varsity starter for a team that has advanced to the state semifinals the past two years. Grimm is ranked second among BadgerStatePreps Top 12 defensive ends in the Class of 2005. He had 67 tackles, 4 sacks, 18.5 tackles for loss, one fumble recovery and four defended passes.

Grimm went to the Northwestern, Northern Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana football camps this summer. He is considering Northwestern, Northern Illinois, Minnesota, Notre Dame, Ball State, Western Michigan, Wisconsin and Indiana.

Grimm has run a 4.7 40 and a 4.9 40 on the Wisconsin turf. He bench presses 300 pounds. He is an excellent student with a 3.4 GPA and an ACT score of 26.

Grimm said that he wants to go to medical school and perhaps major in biology.

He is playing defensive end for his high school team and fullback on goal-line situations.

Grimm said that most teams are looking at him as a defensive end, due to his speed, with the thought of bulking him up.

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