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#26 Jourdon Grandon
Position: Free Safety
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 185
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Avondale, Ariz.
High School: Westview HS
Experience: 3 Letters
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2012: Started nine and played in 12 games at free safety ... Had 55 tackles, 41 solo and 14 assisted ... Had one interception for 29 return yards in the win over Washington ... Stat line also included six passes broken up, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery ... Collected career-high 12 tackles against Oregon State and at Stanford.

2011: Started four and played in 11 games as part of the secondary ... Totaled 36 tackles, 27 solo and nine assisted, and two forced fumbles ... Had an interception and 41-yard return to help win the ASU game, plus career-best three PBU in the game ... Finished the year strong with 12 tackles, a pick and forced fumble in the ASU and Louisiana games ... Forced a fumble in his first action against NAU.

2010: Redshirted his true freshman year.

High School: Western 100 ... PrepStar All-West ... SuperPrep All-Far West ... SuperPrep Preseason All-American in 2009 ... Rated among the top corners in Arizona ... Quarterback and corner for Westview head coach Jeff Bowen ... Foot injury in the preseason caused him to miss nine games of his senior year ... As a junior he threw for 1,526 yards and 11 scores with only four interceptions, and also rushed for 759 yards and eight TDs ... In 2008, he had 37 tackles and four picks ... Wing player for the Westview basketball team.

Personal: Son of Penny and Michael Grandon ... Majoring in communication.

Career Stats