Tommy Grady (Team Suspension-AFL)
Date of Birth: 03/18/1985
Height: 6' 7" Weight: 250 lbs
Pro Experience: 8 years
Birthplace: Jacksonville, FL
Re-assigned to the Jacksonville Sharks August 8, 2017. Enters his ninth season in Arena Football (Jacksonville: 2015-Present - Pittsburgh: 2014 - Utah: 2011-13 - Oklahoma City: 2010).
2017: Grady earned two NAL Offensive Player of the Week awards during his five games with the Sharks before he suffered a season ending injury. Prior to that injury, Grady threw 71 completions for 1,060 yards and 23 touchdowns. 2016: Grady went 400 of 587 for 4,495 yards, threw 94 touchdowns and only seven interceptions. Grady's season earned him a league-high 125.39 QBR. 2015: Grady led the Sharks to an appearance in ArenaBowl XXVIII with 402 completions for 597 attempts (67.3%), 4,660 yards, 95 TDs and only 11 interceptions, earning him First Team All-Arena honors. 2014: Led the Pittsburgh Power to a 15-3 record in his lone season with the team. Completed 429 of his 710 pass attempts (60.4%) for 4,717 yards and 115 touchdowns against 17 interceptions. He finished second among all AFL passers in passing yards and touchdowns. 2013: Completed 57.3 of his pass attempts (310-541) for 3,570 yards in his third season with the Utah Blaze… Threw 67 touchdown passes and 28 interceptions. 2012: Named AFL MVP, Offensive Player of the Year and First Team All-Arena following a phenomenal 2012 season with Utah. Established new all-time single-season AFL records with 142 touchdown passes, 5,870 yards, 507 completions and 743 attempts, completed a career-best 68.2 percent of his passes that season. He tied a single-game AFL record with 12 touchdown passes in a late-season contest against the Cleveland Gladiators. 2011: In his first season with Utah, Grady completed 382 of 580 passes (65.9%) for 4,365 yards and 107 touchdowns. He threw a career-low total of 11 interceptions that year. 2010: Moved up to the AFL with the Oklahoma City Yard Dawgz in 2010, throwing for 81 touchdowns against 17 picks as a rookie.
Finished his collegiate career at the University of Utah after transferring from the University of Oklahoma. Largely a backup in college, Grady made three starts for the Utes as a senior in 2007. His most notable collegiate performance came in a 44-6 rout of No. 11 UCLA, as Grady threw three touchdown passes in that game.
A native of Huntington Beach, California, Grady starred at Edison High School. He was a consensus four-star recruit in his class, ranking among the top five quarterback prospects in the nation according to both Rivals.com and Scout.com.