Cory Grissom Profile
USFNation.com: What have you been up to since the season ended?
Cory Grissom: I graduated in May, and I've just been trying to get back in football shape, been lifting weights and running.
USFN: What were the main reasons you chose USF?
Cory: It's hard to say a main reason, I liked everything about it, the players, the coaches, everything.
USFN: What coaches made the biggest impression on you during your recruitment?
Cory: Coach Canales, I like him, he's just real cool.
USFN: Which position are the Bulls recruiting you for, and do you play any other positions?
Cory: I played both defensive end and tackle in high school. The coaches are talking to me about playing defensive tackle at USF.
USFN: Do you know any of the current players on the Bulls?
Cory: I know Terrell McClain & George Selvie, I met them on my visit and they were real cool to me.
USFN: What type of defense do you like to run the most?
Cory: I like to run in the 4-3, I know it, I like it, and do well in it.
USFN: What type of offense do you like to see when you
get to the line?
Cory: It really doesn't matter it's all the same to me. I play the same way how ever they line up.
USFN: Do have a favorite play that you like to run?
Cory: There's a play called Thunder. Where I step up field, and then drop back to the MIKE linebacker spot in coverage. Hopefully the quarterback throws and I get an interception.
USFN: What are some of your strengths as a player?
Cory: My strengths are my size, explosiveness, and getting to the ball faster then anyone else. I use my hands well and I burst off of the ball.
USFN: Are they're any special moves you like to use?
Cory: I don't have any special moves or anything. I try to use my hands and
USFN: Is there anything that you would like to work on as a player?
Cory: I want to work on my conditioning, and get ready for that
USFN: What is your favorite thing to do on the field?
Cory: Not sure, probably to get through the fullback, and get to the quarterback.
USFN: What is the perfect play to you?
Cory: Perfect play? Sacks, interceptions, big hits, fumbles, they're all good to me.
USFN: What is your most memorable moment on the field?
Cory: In this one game, I think it was against
USFN: Is there a player on another level, college or pro that you model your game after?
Cory: I'd say Dwight Feeney, He used to play on my favorite NFL team, and I used to play some DE, and he's just a good quick lineman.
USFN: What are your current height, weight and 40 yard time?
Cory: I'm 6'3, and my weight is 280, last time I ran a 40 I got a 5 flat.
USFN: Do you play any other sports?
Cory: Just wrestling
USFN: What are you going to do to stay in shape before you get to Campus?
Cory: I just have been training at school. I'm benching 315, squatting 395, and last time I power clean I did 265. I'm running and trying to get in the best shape
USFN: Do you have any issues if they ask you to redshirt?
Cory: No, not if they feel is what's best.
USFN: What do they plan to accomplish while here at USF?
Cory: I'd like to go in, work hard and be able to start my freshmen year.
USFN: What team are they most looking forward to playing against in the next 4 years?
USFN: When I say USF, what come to your head?
Cory: The first thing that comes into my head is HOT!
USFN: How are you doing in getting qualified?
Cory: I got a 2.9-3.0 GPA, and scored a 19 on the ACT, but I need one more point on the math part, and I'm taking the ACT again next week. I've been studying hard and I'm ready.
USFN: Are you excited to get to campus?
Cory: I been ready since the
USFN: Is there anything you want to say to USF fans?
Cory: Just tell them I'm excited to be coming to USF and be a Bull!
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