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Brian Grove
Player Profile:
Brian Grove 813807
Position: Running Back
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: West Palm Beach, Fla.
High School: Kings Academy
Major: Engineering

Brian GroveSENIOR (2015)
Part of the three-headed monster at running back for the Big Green, all three of which amassed between 300 and 375 rushing yards ... led the trio with 5.2 yards per carry ... gave Dartmouth the lead for good at 14-7 at the end of the first quarter of the season opener with his 13-yard touchdown run at Georgetown in the 31-10 victory ... had a 21-yard run and sprinted for a nine-yard score the next week during the 49-7 triumph over Sacred Heart ... posted a 20-yard rush in the 41-20 win at Penn ... began one drive against Yale with a season-long 22-yard reception, ended it with a four-yard burst into the end zone as the Green went on to a 35-3 homecoming victory ... tied for the team lead with 60 rushing yards on 10 carries in the 21-3 win over Cornell ... began the scoring in the 34-18 triumph at Brown with a 61-yard touchdown run — tying a career long — to go with a career-best 90 yards on the ground on eight attempts.

JUNIOR (2014)
Battled through a shoulder injury to appear in seven games, starting the season finale at Princeton ... third on the team with 221 rushing yards (second with 5.8 yards per carry) and sixth in receptions and receiving yards ... made season debut in 31-13 win over Penn, rushing seven times for 59 yards and had a 61-yard run called back by offsetting penalties ... caught a key 27-yard pass and ran for 17 more on consecutive plays late in third quarter at Yale during a drive that gave the Green their first lead in an eventual 38-31 victory ... scored the final touchdown in a 24-21 win over Holy Cross on six-yard run ... took the handoff a season-high 10 times in the 27-7 win at Columbia ... caught three consecutive passes totaling 40 yards during the Harvard game ... led Dartmouth with 77 rushing yards on just seven carries — including a career-long 61-yard gallop — to help the Big Green defeat Princeton in the season finale, 41-10.

SOPHOMORE (2013)
Played in all 10 games, touching the ball in nine contests ... hauled in a 17-yard pass against Holy Cross ... ran 11 times for 47 yards with a one-yard touchdown in the 56-0 whitewashing of Columbia ... picked up 39 yards on five carries with runs of 11 and 13 yards, plus had another 17-yard reception in the 34-6 triumph over Cornell ... broke off a season-long 22-yard run on a 3rd-and-6 to help the Big Green maintain possession late in the fourth quarter and hang on to defeat 19th-ranked Princeton, 28-24.

FRESHMAN (2012)
Logged the third-most rushes for the Big Green with 53 carries for 160 yards and a pair of touchdowns ... picked up 10 yards on three rushes in the opener versus Butler ... biggest contribution of the year came at Yale, stepping in for an injured Dominick Pierre to score two fourth-quarter touchdown runs of one and nine yards to seal the 34-14 win over the Bulldogs ... named Ivy League Rookie of the Week for his effort ... effective receiver out of the backfield as he showed against Sacred Heart, leading the Big Green with four receptions for 62 yards ... leading ball carrier at Columbia with 56 yards on 16 carries, plus caught four more passes for 35 yards in the five-point win ... had a season-long 30-yard burst in the 44-28 triumph at Cornell.

HIGH SCHOOL
Named first-team all-area by the Palm Beach Post and Sun-Sentinel ... named second- team Class 3A all-state ... ran for 1,389 yards and 17 touchdowns as a senior ... timed at 4.43 in the 40 at the Under Armour Combine ... rushed for 32 touchdowns and 2,988 yards on 440 carries over the last two seasons  ... considered Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Penn, The Citadel and Georgia State according to Post ... selected along with future Dartmouth teammates Zach Slafsky and Jack Sheehy for the Under Armour Broward-Beach Bowl ... also ran track at King's.

PERSONAL
Engineering major ... full name is Brian James Grove ... born on July 9, 1993 ... son of Jon and Sheri Grove has one brother ... considering working in the automotive world after graduation ... in addition to cars lists beach volleyball as a hobby.


Complete Career Statistics

RUSHINGgattyardstdlongavg/cavg/g
2012 8 53 160 2 30 3.0 20.0
2013 10 28 126 1 22 4.5 12.6
2014 7 38 221 1 61 5.8 31.6
2015 9 58 304 4 61 5.2 33.8
TOTAL 34 177 811 8 61 4.6 23.9
 
RECEIVINGgrecyardstdlongrec/gavg/cavg/g
2012 8 10 110 0 32 1.2 11.0 13.8
2013 10 3 38 0 17 0.3 12.7 3.8
2014 7 12 117 0 32 1.7 9.8 16.7
2015 9 9 58 0 22 1.0 6.4 6.4
TOTAL 34 34 323 0 32 1.0 9.5 9.5
 
SCORINGgtdrushrcvretpat2patfgtotalavg/g
2012 8 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 12 1.5
2013 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.6
2014 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.9
2015 9 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 24 2.7
TOTAL 34 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 48 1.4
 
TOTAL OFFENSEgrushpasstotalavg/g
2012 8 160 0 160 20.0
2013 10 126 0 126 12.6
2014 7 221 0 221 31.6
2015 9 304 0 304 33.8
TOTAL 34 811 0 811 23.9
 
ALL PURPOSEgrushrcvprkrirtotalavg/g
2012 8 160 110 0 0 0 270 33.8
2013 10 126 38 0 0 0 164 16.4
2014 7 221 117 0 0 0 338 48.3
2015 9 304 58 0 0 0 362 40.2
TOTAL 34 811 323 0 0 0 1134 33.4
 
TACKLESguaatotaltflpdfffrblk
2012 8 0 0 0 0.0-0 0 0 0-0 0
2013 10 1 0 1 0.0-0 0 0 0-0 0
2014 7 1 0 1 0.0-0 0 0 0-0 0
2015 9 0 0 0 0.0-0 0 0 0-0 0
TOTAL 34 2 0 2 0.0-0 0 0 0-0 0
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