Geoff Gray (born November 8, 1994) is a professional Canadian football offensive lineman for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He was drafted eighth overall in the 2017 CFL Draft by the Blue Bombers. He played U Sports football for the Manitoba Bisons.

Geoff Gray
No. 68 – Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Position:Offensive lineman
Personal information
Born: (1994-11-08) November 8, 1994 (age 25)
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Height:6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight:310 lb (141 kg)
Career information
High school:University of Winnipeg Collegiate
(Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada)
University:Manitoba
CFL draft:2017 / Round: 1 / Pick: 8
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
CFL status:National
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at CFL.ca

Professional careerEdit

Green Bay PackersEdit

Gray signed with the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent on May 5, 2017.[1] He was waived by the Packers on September 2, 2017.[2]

New York JetsEdit

On September 4, 2017, Gray was signed to the New York Jets' practice squad.[3]

Cleveland BrownsEdit

On December 13, 2017, Gray was signed by the Cleveland Browns off the Jets' practice squad.[4] He was waived on August 28, 2018.[5]

Winnipeg Blue BombersEdit

On October 15, 2018, Gray signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers through to the 2020 CFL season.[6] He played in his first professional game on November 3, 2018 against the Edmonton Eskimos, which was his only game played that year. In the 2019 season, he started the first 12 games of the season as Winnipeg began with a 9–3 record. After Patrick Neufeld returned from injury, Gray was a back-up offensive linemen and spent most of the remainder of the season on the injured list. Despite not playing in the 107th Grey Cup, Gray became a Grey Cup champion after the Blue Bombers defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the title game.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Packers sign five draft picks, 15 rookie free agents". Packers.com. May 5, 2017. Retrieved December 25, 2017.
  2. ^ "Packers announce roster moves to reduce roster to 53". Packers.com. September 2, 2017. Retrieved December 25, 2017.
  3. ^ Greenberg, Ethan (September 4, 2017). "Jets Sign Carter, Place Mauldin on IR". NewYorkJets.com. Retrieved December 25, 2017.
  4. ^ "Browns add DE Lavar Edwards, OL Geoff Gray and WR Matt Hazel". ClevelandBrowns.com. December 13, 2017. Retrieved December 25, 2017.
  5. ^ "Browns sign OL Earl Watford; release 6". ClevelandBrowns.com. August 28, 2018.
  6. ^ "Bombers sign former 8th overall pick Gray". cfl.ca. October 15, 2018.
  7. ^ "107th Grey Cup". CFL. November 24, 2019. Retrieved November 30, 2019.

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