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Jonathan Grimes
RB #41
Height:
5-10
Weight:
210
Age:
27
College:
William & Mary
Hometown:
Willingboro, NJ
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2016):

CAR
23
YDS
105
AVG
4.6
TDS
0
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesRushingReceivingFumbles
GGSAttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLongTDFUMLost
TOTAL 141 619 4.4 37 2 53 436 8.2 31 1 1 1
2016 HOU 10 0 23 105 4.6 14 0 13 94 7.2 15 0 -- --
2015 HOU 14 0 56 282 5 37 1 26 173 6.7 19 1 -- --
2014 HOU 16 0 39 153 3.9 11 0 6 86 14.3 31 0 -- --
2013 HOU 2 1 21 73 3.5 12 1 6 76 12.7 31 0 1 1
2012 JAC 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 HOU 6 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 NYJ 3 0 2 6 3 5 0 2 7 3.5 4 0 -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultRushingReceivingFumbles
AttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 CHI W 23-14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 KC W 19-12 1 8 8 8 0 1 13 13 13 0 -- --
3 @NE L 0-27 3 4 1.3 3 0 4 15 3.8 6 0 -- --
4 TEN W 27-20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @MIN L 13-31 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 IND W 26-23 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 @DEN L 9-27 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 DET W 20-13 2 11 5.5 6 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 @JAX W 24-21 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 @OAK L 20-27 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 SD L 13-21 2 14 7 9 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 @GB L 13-21 5 43 8.6 14 0 1 15 15 15 0 -- --
14 @IND W 22-17 1 6 6 6 0 1 6 6 6 0 -- --
15 JAX W 21-20 1 3 3 3 0 2 12 6 8 0 -- --
16 CIN W 12-10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
17 @TEN L 17-24 8 16 2 8 0 4 33 8.3 12 0 -- --

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TRANSACTIONS: Signed with Houston Texans on May 14, 2012...Released by Texans on Aug. 31, 2012...Signed to Texans practice squad on Sept. 1, 2012...Signed by the New York Jets to active roster on Sept. 25, 2012...Released by Jets on Oct. 30, 2012...Acquired from waivers by Texans on Oct. 31, 2012...Released by Texans on Dec. 20, 2012...Acquired from waivers by Jacksonville Jaguars on Dec. 21, 2012...Released by Jaguars on Aug. 30, 2013...Signed by Texans on Dec. 18, 2013...Placed on active/non-football injury list on July 25, 2014.

TRANSACTIONS: Signed with Houston Texans on May 14, 2012...Released by Texans on Aug. 31, 2012...Signed to Texans practice squad on Sept. 1, 2012...Signed by the New York Jets to active roster on Sept. 25, 2012...Released by Jets on Oct. 30, 2012...Acquired from waivers by Texans on Oct. 31, 2012...Released by Texans on Dec. 20, 2012...Acquired from waivers by Jacksonville Jaguars on Dec. 21, 2012...Released by Jaguars on Aug. 30, 2013...Signed by Texans on Dec. 18, 2013...Placed on active/non-football injury list on July 25, 2014.

CAREER:
His first career start was in the 2013 season finale at Tennessee (12/29/13)
Played in three games for the New York Jets as a rookie in 2012 after being signed
off the Texans practice squad and then played an additional six games for the Texans when he was claimed off waivers on Oct. 31, 2012
Became the third player in Texans history to score a rushing and receiving touchdown in the same game vs. JAX (1/3/16)

2015 (Houston 14/0, 1/1):
Finished the game with 28 yards on six carries (4.7 avg.) and two yards receiving on one reception vs. Kansas City (9/13)
Logged a 21-yard rush, the longest for either team in the game (9/13)
Tied for the team lead with six catches for 40 yards at Carolina (9/20)
His reception total tied a single-game career-high (12/29/13 at Tennessee), while his seven catches on the year are a single-season career-high (9/20)
Recorded seven rushing yards on two carries (3.5 avg.) at Carolina (9/20)
Caught four passes for 19 yards (4.8 avg.) and ran for 19 yards on six carries (3.2 avg.) vs. Tampa Bay (9/27)
Inactive in Weeks 4-5
Rushed for 37 yards on six carries (6.2 avg.), including a long of 13 yards. Also caught three passes for 28 yards vs. N.Y. Jets (11/22)
Rushed for 28 yards on five carries (5.6 avg.) and caught two passes for 15 yards at
Buffalo (12/6)
Rushed for a two-point conversion in the fourth quarter (12/6), tying the game at 21
Led the team with 53 rushing yards on seven carries (7.6 avg.) vs New England (12/13)
Posted a career-lonng 37-yard rush in the second quarter vs. New England (12/13), which is also the longest run of the season for the Texans
Registered a single-game career-high two touchdowns (one receiving, one rushing)
Rushed for 26 yards on four carries (6.5 avg.) and caught four passes for 28 yards vs. Jacksonville (1/3/16)
Scored his first career receiving touchdown on a 12-yard reception from QB Brian
Hoyer in the second quarter vs. Jacksonville (1/3/16)
Scored his first rushing touchdown of the season and second of his career on a 3-yard
carry in the second quarter vs. Jacksonville (1/3/16)
Became the third player in Texans history to score a rushing and receiving touchdown in the same game vs. JAX (1/3/16)


2014 (Houston 16/0):
Totaled career bests in rushing yards (153) and receiving yards (86)
Had one carry for five yards and one reception for 31 yards at the New York Giants (9/21) in Week 3. The 31 yards on the reception matched a career-long
Made a pair of special teams tackles against Buffalo (9/28) in Week 4
Rushed for a career-high 54 yards on 13 carries at Cleveland (11/16) in Week 11. Added a special teams tackle
Ran for 8 yards on fourth-and-2 from the Cincinnati 30-yard line to keep the Texans’ first scoring drive going in the second quarter in Week 12. Had a season-high three catches for 32 yards. Also had a special teams tackle.
Had a special teams tackle at Indianapolis (12/14) in Week 15
Led the team with 45 yards rushing and added 23 receiving yards vs. Jacksonville (12/28) in Week 17

2013 (Houston 2/1):
Signed by the Texans on Dec. 18, 2013
Recorded five rushing attempts for 23 yards (4.6 avg.) vs. Denver (12/22) in Week 16
Posted a team-high 126 yards from scrimmage in his first career start with career highs of 16 carries for 50 yards and six receptions for 76 yards, including his first career touchdown at Tennessee (12/29) in Week 17

2012 (New York Jets 3/0, Houston 6/0):
Appeared in nine games and recorded two rushing attempts for six yards and also had two receptions for seven yards
Made his NFL debut vs. Houston (10/8) where he saw action on special teams
Had his first career rushing attempt and reception at New England (10/21)
Had one rushing attempt for five yards and one reception for four yards vs. Miami (10/28)
Made his Texans debut on special teams vs. Buffalo (11/4)

COLLEGE:
William & Mary’s all-time leader in rushing yards (4,541), all-purpose yards (7,955), kickoff return yards (2,289) and rushing attempts (936)
Most decorated player in Colonial Athletic Association history with 11 all-conference honors
Led nation in all-purpose yards per game as a senior with 228.2 yards per game
First-team All-America selection by the Associated Press and the Collegiate Sporting News his senior season after ranking sixth in the nation with 130.1 rushing yards per game.
Rushed for more than 130 yards in six of eight conference games, highlighted by three consecutive 200-plus yard games to close out the season

PERSONAL:  
Four-year letterman at tailback and defensive back at Paul VI High School (Haddonfield, N.J.)
Named to All-State squad and honored as the All-South Jersey Running Back of the Year in 2007 after running for a single-season school record 1,925 yards and 33 touchdowns
A three-time letter winner as a forward in basketball and four-time letter winner in track as a triple-jumper and high-hurdler

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    Houston Texans running back Jonathan Grimes runs it in for a 3-yard touchdown.