17   Isiah Grimes
Isiah Grimes


South Haven, Mich.

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 240




The Final Spring: Heath Parling Gets Back to Basics Following GVSU's Deep Playoff Run

Parling has battled knee, shoulder and back injuries since a breakout season in 2011


Lakers Run Over Northern Michigan, 48-17

Game is considered final with 12:55 to play in the fourth quarter due to lightning


GVSU Wins Third Straight, 42-17 Over Tiffin

Lakers score five straight TD's in first half to lead the way


Video: Weekly Football Media Luncheon


Big Plays Guide GVSU to 31-15 Victory Over Truman State

Lakers rack up 565 yards of total offense, while limiting Bulldogs to 219


Game 7: GVSU 48, Northern Michigan 17

Postgame comments from head coach Matt Mitchell and players Isiah Grimes, Michael Ratay, and Reggie Williams after GVSU's 48-17 win over Northern Michigan


Game 3: GVSU 42, Tiffin 17

Postgame comments from head coach Matt Mitchell and players Isiah Grimes, Charles Hill, and Michael Ratay after GVSU's 42-17 win over Tiffin


GVSU Press Conference

GVSU head coach Matt Mitchell, offensive lineman Matt Armstrong, and quarterback Isiah Grimes talk about the 31-15 win over Truman State and the upcoming Tiffin game


Game 2: GVSU 31, Truman State 15

Postgame comments from head coach Matt Mitchell and players Brandan Green, Isiah Grimes, and Luther Ware after GVSU's 31-15 win over Truman State


Postgame Press Conference - GVSU 42, Northwood 28

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)


Football at Northwood


Football vs. Northern Michigan



Football vs. Ohio Dominican


Football vs. Tiffin

Military Appreciation Day


Football vs. Truman State

2012:Honorable Mentional All-GLIAC...Named GLIAC Offensive Player of the Week (10/1)...Named GVSU's Most Improved Offensive Player...Earned second varsity letter...Played in 10 games with seven starts...Led the nation in pass efficiency rating (178.07)...Tossed three or more TDs in a game four times...Completed 119-of-203 passes for 2,213 yards and 22 TDs...Completed 14-of-30 passes for 316 yards and three TDs in first start of his career vs. Ohio Dominican (9/22)...Completed 17-of-27 passes for 411 yards and four TDs at Michigan Tech (9/29)...Completed 12-of-19 passes for 301 yards and four TDs vs. Northwood (10/20)...Completed 21-of-37 passes for 391 yards and four TDs at Saginaw Valley State (11/10)...411 passing yards at Michigan Tech ranks third in a single-game in Laker history, while the 391 passing yards at Saginaw Valley State ranks eighth.

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.

2009: Redshirted.

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.

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