Big 6-5, 230 pound All-America DT/DE John Grant
, was a truly dominant defender for the Trojans in ’71 and ’72. On that awesome, undefeated, and heralded ‘72 outfit, #94 was the amazingly athletic, soft-spoken D-line leader of possibly the best Trojan national championship team ever.
John was also a Sigma Chi and for a semester lived right down the first-floor hall from me in that rowdy, sporadically crazy house. From Boise, Idaho, John was the quintessential anti-Rossovich, and always very sane, polite and pleasant. He did all of his disrupting strictly on the field.
In 1973, the two-time all-Pac-8 selection at both DL and DE was drafted at #166 in the seventh round by the Denver Broncos — where John played for six seasons.
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