2013: Played in 12 of 13 games (didn’t play vs. Auburn) on special teams and in a reserve role on the offensive line . . . Helped lead A-State to a No. 1 ranking in the Sun Belt Conference and No. 24 in the nation in rushing offense with over 200 yards per game . . . Helped pave the way for five different A-State players rushing for over 100 yards in a game . . . Part of offensive line that helped lead A-State to 29.2 points per game and 407.8 yards total offense per game, which was the third highest average in Arkansas State history. . . A-State scored 31 rushing touchdowns that were just two shy of the most in the league . . . The line helped produce a No. 2 Sun Belt ranking in red zone offense, including 35 touchdowns and only one turnover given up . . . The Red Wolves’ front five have helped produce over 200 yards rushing in six games and over 400 yards total offense six times as well . . . Athletics Director’s Honor Roll member with a 4.0 GPA.
2012: Played in five games in a reserve role on the offensive line . . . Part of o-line that paved the way for a school record in total offense and touchdowns scored . . . Athletic Director’s Honor Roll member.
2011: Played in two games in a reserve role (Western Kentucky and Virginia Tech) . . . ASU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll member.
2010: Redshirted and participated on the scout team . . . ASU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll and Sun Belt Conference Academic Honor Roll member.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year varsity starter . . . Named first team Class 6A All-State after leading JHS to a 9-2 record as a senior . . . First team all-conference selection . . . Academic all-conference . . . Played for Nettleton HS in Jonesboro as a sophomore and junior . . . AHSCA Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star Team . . . Best Under the Sun selection by the Jonesboro Sun . . . Competed in the Arkansas High School All-Star game.
PERSONAL: Born Nov. 19, 1991 . . . Son of Judy and Mike Grimes . . . Earned his bachelor’s degree from Arkansas State University in the spring of 2014.