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
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