20 - Blaine Grinna
Blaine Grinna
Height: 6-1
Weight: 215
Year: Senior
Hometown: Postville, IA
High School: Postville Community High School
Position: DB

Junior: Recorded 14 tackles, including 10 solo hits… Ended the season with a career best five total tackles against Columbia, with four solo stops… Also added four total tackles against Penn… Ranked third on the team in interceptions, with two on the season… Returned an interception 17 yards at Yale… Also forced a fumble against Penn and broke up a pass against URI… Sophomore: Saw action in two games for the Bears… Freshman: Gained valuable experience playing for the Junior Varsity team… Secondary School Background: A graduate of Postville Community High School where he lettered in football, basketball, track, and golf… Football and basketball team captain… All-State strong safety his senior year… District 5 Offensive MVP… School record holder in the 400 meter hurdles… A member of the National Honor Society… Recipient of the 2007 National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Award… Academic All-State… Student Body President… Personal: Blaine Eric Grinna, born September 5, 1988… Son of Nancy and Gary Grinna… Has two brothers, Brent ’04, a former Brown football captain, and Brad, who played football for Holy Cross… Enjoys camping, boating, fishing and hunting… Concentrating in International Relations.