Junior Kicker Kevin Grady Gains his Second All-America Nod with D3football.com Selection
It was announced late last week that junior kicker Kevin Grady (Seattle, WA) of the University of Redlands collected the second All-America accolade of his career with a spot on the D3football.com Second Team. On Dec. 11, he was honored with the program's fifth American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) All-America award.
He joins Cal Lutheran University's Eric Rogers as the only players from the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) to gain a spot on the D3football.com All-America teams.
During the Bulldogs' 6-3 season, Grady served as a consistent contributor who averaged 59.5 yards per kickoff on 64 attempts, which included 20 touchbacks.
Grady connected on 35 point-after-tries and 14 field goals to lead the team in scoring with 77 points. He split the uprights a school-record five times in the Maroon and Gray's final game of the season, which led to a 63-40 victory over Whittier College.
His longest field goal of 45 yards came in the team's 40-21 triumph over the University of La Verne.
In addition, Grady contributed 19 punts in reserve duty, amassing 693 yards with a long of 53. He positioned two punts inside the 20-yard line, and tallied three fair catches and two touchbacks.
For a complete list of the D3football.com All-America teams, please visithttp://www.d3football.com/awards/all-americans/2012.