Antonio Grier Jr., South Florida LB transfer, announces SEC commitment
Antonio Grier Jr., a South Florida linebacker who entered the transfer portal, has announced a commitment to play in the SEC.
The 6-foot-1, 223-pound linebacker originally committed to Central Florida in December, but is following new Arkansas defensive coordinator Travis Williams, who previously coached at UCF, to Fayetteville. He battled a hand injury this past season, and only appeared in 4 games.
When he announced that he would transfer from USF, after he took a redshirt this year, Grier indicated he had one season of eligibility remaining
In 2022, the Atlanta-native racked up 21 total tackles and 0.5 tackles for loss. In his 4 seasons at South Florida, he tallied 10 sacks, 23.5 tackles for loss and 230 total tackles. He has also forced 5 fumbles, deflected 3 passes and intercepted 2.
In 2021, Grier started all 12 games he played and led the Bulls with 92 tackles and 8 tackles for loss. He added 3 sacks and finished tied-for-first on the team with 2 interceptions and 2 forced fumbles.
In 35 games played throughout 5 years at USF, Grier recorded 230 tackles, 23.5 tackles for loss, 10 sacks, 5 forced fumbles and 2 interceptions.
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