Cyrus Danall Gray (born November 18, 1989) is a former American football running back. He played college football at Texas A&M University. Gray was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the sixth round of the 2012 NFL Draft.[1] He also had brief stints during the 2016 off-season with the Denver Broncos and Atlanta Falcons.

Cyrus Gray
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Gray with the Kansas City Chiefs in 2014
No. 32, 28, 30
Position:Running back
Personal information
Born: (1989-11-18) November 18, 1989 (age 30)
DeSoto, Texas
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight:198 lb (90 kg)
Career information
High school:DeSoto (DeSoto, Texas)
College:Texas A&M
NFL Draft:2012 / Round: 6 / Pick: 182
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Rushing attempts:24
Rushing yards:99
Rushing touchdowns:1
Receiving yards:64
Receiving touchdowns:0
Player stats at

High school careerEdit

Gray first attended Duncanville High School before DeSoto High School, where he played football and ran track. In football, he played running back for the DeSoto Eagles football team. During his award-winning junior campaign, he ran for 1,482 yards and 31 touchdowns while also hauling in 38 passes for 436 yards and two more scores, being named to the Texas Sports Writer's Association All-State Second Team as a kick returner and Third Team as a running back. As a senior, he garnered Honorable Mention 5A All-State quarterback honors from both The Associated Press and the Texas Sports Writer's Association after rushing for 1,975 yards and 28 touchdowns.

In track & field, Gray was one of the state's top performers in the 100-meter dash. He ran a PR of 10.74 seconds in the 100 meters at the 2007 Jesuit Sheaner Relays, placing second.[2] In addition, he also ran 41.80 seconds on the Desoto's 4 × 100 m relay squad.[3]

Gray vs Iowa State in 2011.

College careerEdit

As a junior in 2010, Gray rushed for 1,133 yards with 12 touchdowns and was an All-Big 12 honorable mention for the second consecutive season.[4]

Professional careerEdit

Kansas City ChiefsEdit

In the 2012 NFL Draft, Gray was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 6th round of the draft. Before the season, Gray was listed 5th string on the depth chart. He got his first career carry against the San Diego Chargers on September 30, 2012. It was for 15 yards. Gray finished the season with 44 yards on 7 carries. On July 29, 2015, Gray was released by the Chiefs.

Atlanta FalconsEdit

On August 10, 2016, Gray was signed by the Falcons.[5] On August 29, 2016, Gray was released by the Falcons with an injury settlement.


  1. ^ "NFL Draft Scout". Archived from the original on 2012-05-17. Retrieved 2011-05-06.
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  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-04-08. Retrieved 2014-10-23.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ All-Big 12 Football Awards Announced
  5. ^ "Falcons Sign Veteran Running Back Cyrus Gray".

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Christine Michael
Texas A&M Starting Running Backs
Succeeded by
Christine Michael