Fourth-year walk-on adds depth at running back.
2010 SEASON (SOPHOMORE): In his only appearance of the season, rushed for 5 yards on two carries and also had a 4-yard reception against Northern Colorado.
2009 SEASON (FRESHMAN): In his only appearance of the season, had one carry for 3 yards vs. Western Michigan.
2008 SEASON: Redshirted . . . named Scout Team Special Teams Player of the Week vs. Iowa.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Two-year starter at fullback for Coach Dan MacLean at Detroit Country Day in Beverly Hills, Mich. . . . rushed for nearly 700 yards and scored eight touchdowns while averaging 5.5 yards per carry as a senior . . . recorded 68 tackles, including two sacks, and three interceptions as a safety in 2007 . . . accounted for 103 all-purpose yards and registered five tackles, including one for a 2-yard loss, vs. Marine City in the 2007 Division 4 state championship game . . . carried six times for 86 yards and scored twice in the 2007 season opener vs. Lutheran North . . . gained nearly 600 yards and scored two rushing TDs as a junior . . . also lettered in lacrosse, wrestling and track at Detroit Country Day . . . son of Macon Buford and Bonnie Grangood . . . born July 21, 1989 . . . no-preference major.
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