Grant Delpit

Grant Delpit

Grant Delpit

THE VITALS

Position: Safety

Measurables: 6-foot-3½, 181 pounds

High school: IMG Academy

Hometown: Houston

Committed: July 9, 2016

247Sports position rank: 9

247Sports rating: 4 stars

AT A GLANCE

Joining 2016 signees Saivion Smith and Drake Davis, Delpit (a mid-year enrollee) is the second defensive back and third player from Florida’s IMG Academy to join the Tigers' current roster. Delpit’s instincts and length make him a candidate for early playing time. He is originally from New Orleans but moved to Houston after Hurricane Katrina.

HONORS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

Delpit participated in the Under Armour All-America Game, recording two tackles and a pass breakup. … He had 47 tackles, five interceptions (two of which he returned for touchdowns) and six pass breakups in his only year at IMG. … Ranked the 16th-best player in Florida and the No. 72 overall prospect, per 247Sports’ composite rankings.

WHAT THEY’RE SAYING

“Delpit is a safety with good length, good range and the ability to track the ball. He loves to come downhill and deliver the big hit. He is a good blend at safety, and he will be useful in multiple packages.” — Scout.com’s Chad Simmons