Jimmy Graham life and biography

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Jimmy Graham biography

Date of birth : 1986-11-24
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Goldsboro, North Carolina
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-10-11
Credited as : Football player NFL, tight end for the New Orleans Saints, Super Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Jimmy Graham joined the Miami Hurricanes football team in 2009. He appeared in thirteen games, seeing action mostly as a reserve tight end. He finished with only seventeen receptions for 213 yards (12.53 ypc), but scored on five of those grabs. He also saw time on special teams, recording a solo tackle while returning three short kickoffs 30 yards. As a blocker, he was credited 30 knockdowns.

2009 FOOTBALL SEASON

Played in thirteen games, starting the Virginia Tech contest as an extra tight end…Caught just seventeen passes for 213 yards (12.53 ypc), but five of those grabs were good for touchdowns…Each of his first three career catches resulted in scores…Recorded 30 points…Recorded a solo tackle vs. Clemson and gained 30 yards on three kickoff returns (10.0 avg)…Registered 30 knockdown blocks.

BASKETBALL CAREER NOTES

Graham appeared in 120 games, starting 39 contests for the Miami basketball team…His 104 blocked shots rank eighth in school history and placed fourth among active Atlantic Coast Conference hoopsters…Made 50.8% of his field goals (202-of-398) and 105-of-208 free throws (50.5%), scoring 509 points, an average of 4.24 points per game…Grabbed a total of 502 rebounds (4.2 rpg), as he totaled 63 steals and 47 assists…Tied for tenth in program history with 120 career games played.

CAMPUS AGILITY TESTS

4.72 in the 40-yard dash…1.64 10-yard dash…2.72 20-yard dash…4.33 20-yard shuttle…11.84 60-yard shuttle…7.28 three-cone drill…40-inch vertical jump…10’3” broad jump… 34 ¾-inch arm length…10 5/8-inch hands.

HIGH SCHOOL

Attended Charis Preparatory Academy (N.C.), playing basketball for head coach Carlos Peralta…Earned All-American honorable mention from Street & Smith magazine, in addition to garnering All-State, Conference MVP and team MVP honors…Rated the 60th-best overall prospect and the 16th-best power forward in the prep ranks by Rivals.com…In his final season, Graham averaged 20.7 points, 13.8 rebounds and 4.6 blocks per game…During his junior season, he blocked eight shots, grabbed 15.1 rebounds and scored 18.2 points per game…Also lettered in football, baseball and tennis.

PERSONAL

Earned a Business degree with a double major in Marketing and Management in May, 2009…Two-time Academic All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection…Resides in Goldsboro, North Carolina.

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