Grayson, seemingly on the outside looking in after spring practice 2013, fought his way back and finished with one of the most productive seasons by a quarterback in Colorado State history. He became the Rams single-season passing leader and was only the fourth CSU quarterback to pass the 3,000 yard mark. Grayson enters 2014 as the leader of an offense that could be one of the league’s best.
Grayson was ranked the No. 22 all-purpose quarterback coming out of Heritage High School in Vancouver, Wash. Was a three-time first-team all-league and all-region selection and broke most of the state’s Class 4A passing records. Had the nation’s highest completion percentage as a senior (73.2) and finished his career with more than 10,000 yards in total offense. He threw for 2,720 yards and 18 touchdowns as senior while adding another 958 yards and nine touchdowns on the ground.
An early enrollee in January 2011, he wound up starting three games as a true freshman and threw for 542 yards on 43-of-77 passing, with two touchdowns. He also rushed for 193 yards and a score after making his debut Nov. 12 against San Diego State. Grayson was named the starter in 2012, but was injured against Air Force on Sept. 29 and would not regain his starting job. He finished the season with 946 yards and seven touchdowns through the air. He once again won the starting job in 2013 and held onto it tightly, starting all 14 games for the Rams. For the season, he hit on 297-of-478 passes for 3,696 yards and 23 touchdowns. He also rushed for 247 yards and a pair of scores. He would break the school’s single game total offense record with 445 yards against Boise State.
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