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Commitment Status:Signed LOI

Geneo Grissom

College Choices

School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
OklahomaCOMMITTED (01/19/2010)Offered12/18/2009Brent Venables, Kevin Wilson
Colorado St.NoneOfferedNone
KansasNoneOffered01/15/2010
Kansas St.NoneNone
LSUNoneOfferedNoneJohn Chavis
MichiganNoneNone
Oklahoma St.NoneNone

Scouting Report on Geneo Grissom

How we scouted: Film footage, In-person visits, Game settingby Barry Every - 11/03/2009
  • SpeedBlue Chip
  • SizeBlue Chip
  • StrengthDivision I Player
  • AgilityBlue Chip
  • Lateral PursuitDivision I Player
On the Hoof: Has a lean, athletic lower body like a basketball player. His upper body is extremely developed with wide shoulders, thick chest and really long arms. He is built similar to a young Robert Quinn of North Carolina.
Needs Improvement: Needs to improve lower body strength and size in order to help with cut blocks and battling runs straight at him. Grissom needs to play in control because he has a tendency to overrun plays.
Most Impressive: His pursuit of the quarterback is relentless, as he uses his long arms to reach out and catch them off-guard. He also does a nice job closing passing lanes by getting his arms and hands up at the right time.
Conclusion: Expect Grissom to start his career off as a weakside defensive end and eventually grow into an interchangeable defensive end. If he proves to be a threat as a pass rusher expect him to play early, especially in definite passing situations. It is hard to keep big, athletic guys that can run off the field, even as freshmen.

Barry Every is a Football Recruiting Analyst for Rivals.com. He has worked in the recruiting offices for Mark Richt at the University of Georgia, Bobby Bowden at Florida State University and Mack Brown at the University of North Carolina

Latest News

The Top 5 Storylines of Oklahoma's Class of 201002/03/2010 SoonerScoop.com

During the middle of a hectic recruiting season it's easy to get too close to things to see trends emerging or storylines developing but as we sit here on National Signing Day SoonerScoop.com thought it was time to have a look at the five most interesting storylines for the class of 2010. Who was the man behind all the success in yet another top 10 class for the Sooners? What was the biggest surprise of the entire class and how has a renewed vision changed the course of even the class of 2011?

Sooner Defensive Commits Full of Hitters, Highlights02/02/2010SoonerScoop.com
Sooners Keep Rolling in Kansas01/19/2010SoonerScoop.com
Grissom ready to think about decision01/18/2010JayhawkSlant.com
Torbush visits local four-star recruit12/16/2009JayhawkSlant.com
Grissom has LSU visit set12/13/2009TigerBait.com
Now what with Grissom?12/03/2009TigerBait.com
From the Road: Drew can dominate12/03/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Where does Grissom stand?12/01/2009TigerBait.com
Bell leads 2009 Kansas All-State Football Team11/29/2009Hovpensports.com
Showcase focuses on state title games11/26/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Grissom stays solid on Jayhawks11/09/2009JayhawkSlant.com
Grissom thinking it over11/09/2009TigerBait.com
Weekend Roundup(Updated)11/02/2009JayhawkSlant.com
Thinking about a visit10/31/2009TigerBait.com
Auburn commit in Showcase Spotlight10/15/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Big men make big moves in Rivals25010/14/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Nine new names in the Rivals25010/14/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Video: Geneo Grissom dominates09/23/2009Rivals.com
Weekend Roundup09/12/2009JayhawkSlant.com
Grissom has big weekend of football09/07/2009JayhawkSlant.com
GoPowercat Summer Hot 1007/13/2009GoPowercat.com
Video: Geneo Grissom wreaks havoc07/10/2009Rivals.com
Grissom on KU: It feels right06/08/2009JayhawkSlant.com
Kansas lands early target at defensive end06/05/2009JayhawkSlant.com
Recruiters finding way to Hutchinson04/29/2009JayhawkSlant.com