Former Josey star Deon Grant retires from the NFL

Deon Grant
Deon Grant, NFL (WRDW-TV)
By  | 

After 12 years in the NFL, former Josey star Deon Grant has retired, and retires as a New York Giant.

Grant won a Super Bowl title with the Giants in 2011 but then sat out last year after not signing with a team.

The former Eagle won a title at all levels, first with Josey, then with Tennessee and finally with the Giants.

Grant was a first round draft pick with the Carolina Panthers and spent his NFL career with four different teams, the last being the Giants. He was a mainstay in the defensive backfield and at one point started 144 straight games when he was a member of the Panthers, Jacksonville Jaguars and Seattle Seahawks.

Grant never forgot his roots and is routinely in Augusta, usually taking in a Josey-Laney basketball game. A year ago, while he wasn't playing, Grant also attended a number of high school football games in the area. He also routinely did events for area kids.




 
Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus