Matt Mitchell Discusses GVSU's Progress in the Offseason
Three Lakers garner first-team honors
GVSU finishes campaign 8-3 and ties for North Division title
Spencer's 228 rushing yards leads the Lakers to victory
Grimes throws for 301 and four touchdowns on only 12 completions
GVSU head football coach Matt Mitchell and players Isiah Grimes, Kirk Spencer, and Luther Ware discuss the Lakers' 42-28 Homecoming game victory over Northwood on Saturday night (Oct. 20)
GVSU head coach Matt Mitchell, quarterback Isiah Grimes, and wide receivers Darryl Pitts and Charles Johnson talk about the Lakers' 46-41 victory over Ohio Dominican
2011: Earned first varsity letter...Saw action in seven games as a reserve quarterback...Completed 12-of-21 passes for 227 yards and one TD...Completed 2-of-4 passes for 34 yards in first collegiate action vs. Western Oregon (9/1)...Was 6-for-9 for 102 yards and a TD vs. Tiffin (10/1)...Completed 3-of-7 passes for 63 yards vs. Ferris State (10/22).
2010: Member of the squad.
High School: Prepped at South Haven High School...Played for head coach Sam Nichols...Three-year starter who threw for 2,835 yards and 30 touchdowns as a senior while running for 212 yards and four touchdowns...Named honorable mention Division 3-4 All-State by the Associated Press...Set the Wolverine Conference record for touchdown passes and completions, while also setting South Haven High School career records for passing TDs and passing yards...Named All-Wolverine Conference twice in both football and basketball...Passed for 1,500 yards and 13 touchdowns as a sophomore and 1,700 yards and 15 touchdowns as a junior...Named First-Team All-Wolverine Conference three times...Ranked the #86 player in the state of Michigan by Scout.com following his senior season...Also participated in basketball where he was honorable mention all-state as a junior, and baseball where he was an all-conference performer.
Personal: Son of Michael Grimes...Enjoys fishing and hunting.