Janarion Grant (born November 20, 1993) is a gridiron football return specialist for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League (CFL). Grant won the 107th Grey Cup with the Blue Bombers when they defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 33-12. He played college football at Rutgers and signed with the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2018.
|No. 80 – Winnipeg Blue Bombers|
|Born:||November 20, 1993|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight:||173 lb (78 kg)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2018|
|Player stats at CFL.ca|
Grant attended and played college football at Rutgers from 2013–2017. He was a returner in college over five seasons. He recorded 115 kick returns for 2,857 net yards and five kick return touchdowns to go along with 52 punt returns for 588 net yards and three punt return touchdowns.
|Year||School||Class||Pos||G||Kick Ret||Yds||Avg||TD||Punt Ret||Yds||Avg||TD|
Grant signed with the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent on May 7, 2018. He made the Ravens final roster as the team's primary kick and punt returner. However, on September 22, 2018, Grant was waived by the Ravens after two fumbles in as many games. He was re-signed to the practice squad on September 25, 2018.
Winnipeg Blue BombersEdit
Grant was signed by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on July 23, 2019. He scored his first and second CFL touchdowns on August 8, 2019 in his first CFL game on punt returns against the Calgary Stampeders.
- "Ex-Rutgers WR Janarion Grant signs contract with Baltimore Ravens following minicamp". NJ.com. May 7, 2018.
- "Janarion Grant College Stats". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved October 2, 2018.
- "Janarion Grant Career Game Log". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved October 2, 2018.
- Mink, Ryan (May 7, 2018). "Ravens Sign Two Rookie Tryouts, Including an Intriguing Returner". BaltimoreRavens.com. Retrieved September 18, 2018.
- Mink, Ryan (September 22, 2018). "Ravens Promote Tim White, Robertson Daniel From Practice Squad". BaltimoreRavens.com.
- Mink, Ryan (September 25, 2018). "Ravens Bring Back Janarion Grant and Jermaine Eluemunor to P-Squad". BaltimoreRavens.com.
- CFL transactions
- "Bombers add wide receiver Janarion Grant". July 23, 2019.
- Calgary Stampeders vs Winnipeg Blue Bombers