According to Aaron Wilson of Pro Football Network, Virginia cornerback Nick Grant signed with the Arizona Cardinals as a free agent after a successful rookie minicamp tryout.
Grant (6-0 190lbs) was a three-star recruit from Spotsylvania, Virginia, who had played at the University of Virginia for the past five years. The 24-year-old cornerback made 32 starts in his college football career, including 136 tackles, six tackles for damages, half sacks, three interceptions, 20 passes defended, three force fumbles, and a career pick-6.
His performance as the Virginia Cavaliers was enough to earn him the East-West Shrine Bowl Invitational.
Here are Grant’s Pro Day results:
40-yard dash: 4.65 seconds
Bench Press: 19 reps
Vertical jump: 33″
Broad Jump: 10.3″
3 taper drill: 6.93 seconds
20-yard shuttle: 4.20 seconds
The current Arizona Cardinals cornerbacks guaranteed to make the roster are Byron Murphy, Marco Wilson, and Jeff Gladney. Grant will face Antonio Hamilton, 2022 seventh-round pick Christian Matthews, Bron Borders, Darrell Baker Jr., Nate Brooks and Jess Whitaker for one of two available cornerback roster spots on the 53-man roster or practice squad .