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A safety for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League, Richie Grant is a professional football player. He stands 1.83 meters tall and weighs 88 kilograms. He played wide receiver on the football squad while attending Choctawhatchee High School. He chose Central Florida over offers from other universities to play college football despite being ranked a two star prospect coming out of high school by 247Sports.

From 2016 to 2020, he was a member of the University of Central Florida’s UCF Knights football team. He redshirted his true freshman year and was a redshirt freshman defensive back in the rotation. He was designated a starter before his sophomore year, which he redshirted.

He had 109 tackles and six interceptions as a sophomore, earning him a spot on the first team of the American Athletic Conference (AAC). He led the team in tackles (72), tackles for a loss (3.5), interceptions (3), pass breakups (6), forced fumbles (2), and fumble recoveries (2) as a redshirt senior. He was named first team All-AAC for the third consecutive season.

He was a semifinalist for the Bednarik Award and a Jim Thorpe Award finalist in his senior year. The Atlanta Falcons selected Grant in the second round of the 2021 NFL Draft with the 40th overall choice. In June 2021, he committed to the Falcons under a four-year rookie deal. A $3.4 million signing bonus is included in the contract’s $8.3 million value.

What Is Richie Grant Position?

Richie Grant plays American football as safety.

Who Drafted Richie Grant?

He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the second round of the 2021 NFL Draft.