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Male Athelte of the Week - Sam Grisham
by Chase Wallace
cwallace@neighbornewspapers.com
October 16, 2012 12:58 PM | 1670 views | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Sam Grisham
Sam Grisham
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At 6 feet, 3 inches and 275 pounds, it isn’t hard to pick Holy Spirit Prep’s Sam Grisham out of the Cougars’ offensive and defensive huddles.

The junior lineman not only dwarfs the Cougars’ next biggest player by 95 pounds, but he can also be found just ahead of the running back, paving the way for what has been a dominating Holy Spirit running game this season.

“In multiple games this season, [we have had] single backs rush for well over 100 yards and Sam is one of the largest contributors to that success from the right side of our offensive line,” said first-year Holy Spirit coach Andre Taylor.

“He works hard to dominate at his position and his versatility allows us to move him from tackle to center and in the last game even guard,” Taylor said.

Grisham’s versatility extends beyond the offensive line as well. Taylor said that Grisham is used on defense to anchor the line at nose tackle and is just as versatile off the field.

“The effort Sam displays on the field is mirrored in the classroom, where he excels in all subjects,” said Taylor of his star lineman. “He maintains nearly all A’s, devotes time towards his passion for singing and works hard to steadily improve the brand of football at Holy Spirit.”
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UNCLE DAVE
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October 17, 2012
Sam, I am proud to call you my nephew! Keep up the GREAT work in the classroom and on the field Son! Looking forward to seeing you in the NFL soon! GO RAIDERS!
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