UND Roster

2015-16 Football Roster

#59 Jarrett Grace


Height 6'2''
Weight 253 lbs.
Class Fifth Year
Hometown Cincinnati, OH
High School Colerain


Butkus Award Watch List (2014)

Notre Dame Rockne Student-Athlete Award (2013)


All-purpose yards: 12, Purdue, Sept. 8, 2012

Kick returns: 1, Purdue, Sept. 8, 2012

Kick return yards: 12, Purdue, Sept. 8, 2012 (1 return)

Long kick return: 12, Purdue, Sept. 8, 2012

Tackles: 10, at Purdue, Sept. 14, 2013 (6-4)

Tackles for loss: 1.0, at Michigan, Sept. 7, 2013 (1-0)

Pass breakups: 1, at Purdue, Sept. 14, 2013

SENIOR SEASON (2014): Did not see the field while recovering from a leg injury thatsidelined him for the second half of the 2013 season … did participate fully for the first timeall year during Music City Bowl preparation.

JUNIOR SEASON (2013): Saw action in each of the first six games before missing the rest of the season with a broken leg suffered vs. Arizona State (Oct. 5) … started the last three of those contests, vs. Michigan State (Sept. 21), Oklahoma (Sept. 28) and the Sun Devils … his 40 tackles tied for the team lead at the time of his injury … also broke up a pass and had one tackle for loss … led Notre Dame in tackles in two of his five complete games played … made three stops against Arizona State before breaking his leg … recorded nine stops against Oklahoma … matched Carlo Calabrese for the team lead with eight tackles against Michigan State … topped the Irish with 10 tackles in the win at Purdue (Sept. 14) … had a TFL among his three stops at Michigan (Sept. 7) … started the season with a seven-tackle effort against Temple (Aug. 31).

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012): Saw action in all 13 games, predominantly on multiple special teams … registered 12 tackles, seven of them solo stops … led Notre Dame with 10 special teams tackles, including eight on kickoff returns and two on punt returns … the eight tackles on kickoff returns led all Irish players … only Nicky Baratti (three) recorded more tackles on punt returns … registered four tackles against Navy (Sept. 1) … recorded one tackle apiece against Miami (Oct. 6), Stanford (Oct. 13), BYU (Oct. 20) and Pittsburgh (Nov. 3) … credited with three tackles against Wake Forest (Nov. 17) … closed out the regular season with one solo tackle against USC (Nov. 24).

FRESHMAN SEASON (2011): Did not see game action during the season.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: First-team Associated Press Division I Ohio allstatelinebacker as a senior in 2010 … Greater Miami Conference defensive player of the yearfor 2010 … helped Colerain High School in Cincinnati, Ohio, to 11-1 record and GMC cochampionshipin 2010, with only loss coming by 24-23 count to St. Xavier in second round ofOhio state playoffs … regional playoff win over Hamilton marked 59th-straight Colerain victoryat home … made 92 tackles, 17 tackles for loss and added four sacks and four passesbroken up in 2010 … had 15 tackles in 48-6 win over Oak Hills to end the regular season …Cincinnati Enquirer first-team Division I All-Star at linebacker for both 2010 and 2009 … alsoan Associated Press Ohio first-team all-Southwest district selection and an CincinnatiEnquirer all-GMC first-team linebacker … made team-leading 95 tackles, 17 tackles for loss,caused five fumbles and had four sacks and two interceptions as a junior in 2009 … all-leaguemiddle linebacker in 2009 when he led team to eight straight wins to end season … secondteamall-Ohio Central District as a junior … had 10 tackles and recovered a fumble as asophomore in 2008 … made five tackles, one tackle for loss and a fumble recovery inOffense-Defense All-American Bowl in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, while playing withfuture Irish classmate Eilar Hardy … three-year letterwinner in football … four-year letterwinnerin both basketball and track and field … earned one letter in tennis (only time ever playingthe sport) … received 2010 Colerain Multi-Sport Award as he earned 11 varsity letters in highschool career … captured the “That’s Our Boy” award from the Southwest Ohio NationalFootball Foundation … received the National Football Foundation College Hall of FameScholar Athlete Award … named a Buckeye Blue Chip award winner by the TD Club ofColumbus … won the 2010 Colerain LaRosa MVP Male Athlete of the Year … graduated top10 in his class and summa cum laude … played for coach Tom Bolden at Colerain High School… son of Joel and Monica Grace … graduated May, 2015, with a degree in majoring inmanagement-consulting from the Mendoza College of Business.

Grace’s Career Statistics

2011 Did Not Play
2012 13 12 7 5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0-0
2013 6 40 17 23 1.0-3 0 0 0 1 0-0
2014 Did Not Play – Injured
Total 19-3 52 24 28 1.0-3 0 0 0 1 0-0