Meet Jonathan Gray, RB, Aledo High School

Jonathan Gray Highlights

Aledo High School's Record Breaker

Aledo High School, a Class 4A Division II high school, is located in Aledo, Texas. Aledo is a small town that sits about halfway between Fort Worth, Texas and Weatherford, Texas. For those of you who are not familiar with Texas, Weatherford is west of Fort Worth.

On December 17, 2010, Aledo High School won its second consecutive state championship for its class and division against La Marque HIgh School.by the score of 69 to 34. Junior running back, Jonathan Gray was an intrical part of the victory with his record-breaking performance. Carrying the ball 28 times for 325 yards and 8 touchdowns, Jonathan Gray broke a 57-year-old record for most touchdowns in a single season with 59 touchdowns. The previous record of 57 touchdowns was set by Sugar Land's Ken Hall.


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As a sophomore, the 5 foot-10 inch, 185 lb running back won the MaxPreps Sophomore of the Year Award. MaxPreps.com is a website operated by CBSsports.com that is dedicated to high school football and its players.

Local Dallas television station KTXA 21 honored Gray as a junior with the inaugural Tom Landry Award. The Tom Landry Award is given to the top high school football player in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.

Gray will graduate from high school in 2012. His speed in the 40 yard dash has been timed at 4.4 seconds. The list of colleges with an interest in adding this talented young man to the athletic curriculum include the University of Texas, Texas Tech, Texas Christian University, Texas A&M and the University of Oklahoma.

One final note concerning Texas Christian University. Another TCU alumnus currently plays in the National Football League. His name is LaDainian Tomlinson.

 

Jonathan Gray's Rushing Stats

Year 
Attempts 
Yards 
Average
Touchdowns
2008 (Freshman) 
140 
969 
6.9 Yards/Carry
15
2009 (Sophomore) 
372 
2,798 
7.5 Yards/Carry
50
2010 (Junior) 
351 
3,223 
9.2 Yards/carry
59

© 2010 Tammy L

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Dave Mathews 5 years ago from NORTH YORK,ONTARIO,CANADA

I'm so happy to see this school. I am also grateful that my years of formal schooling are far behind me now. Thankyou for sharing this.


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Tammy L 5 years ago from Jacksonville, Texas Author

You are welcome, Dave. I apologize for not posting a response sooner. Have a very Merry Christmas. God Bless!


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SmartAndFun 5 years ago from Texas

Oh wow! I live in Aledo! We sure do love Jonathan Gray and the rest of our Bearcats! Go Aledo!


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Tammy L 5 years ago from Jacksonville, Texas Author

I was so impressed with him when I saw some of his highlights, I had to write a little something about him.


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Paul Edmondson 5 years ago from Burlingame, CA

That's impressive. The video highlights are great.


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Tammy L 5 years ago from Jacksonville, Texas Author

He is very impressive. I just hope he doesn't have a shortened NFL career when he gets there.

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