TAMPA, FL - May 13, 2021 - Inside linebacker Grant Stuard #48 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers headshot taken at AdventHealth Training Center. Photo By Kyle Zedaker/Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Grant Stuard

ILB

#48

Experience: R

Height: 5-11

Age: 22

Weight: 230 lbs

College: Houston

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Biography

2020: Team captain who started in all seven regular season games at linebacker ... team leader with 61 tackles including team-best 35 solo stops ... led the American Athletic Conference with 8.7 tackles per game ... fifth in the AAC with 5.0 solo tackles per game ... led Houston in tackles in four different games ... registered 5.0 tackles for loss ... posted 12 tackles against UCF (Oct. 31) ... recorded a 34- yard fumble recovery touchdown against USF (Nov. 14) ... notched 11 tackles including two tackles for loss at Memphis (Dec. 12) ... posted nine tackles against Tulane (Oct. 8) and USF ... added eight stops at No. 6 Cincinnati (Nov. 7).

2019: Started 12 games ... named to the American Athletic All-Conference second team ... led team with 97 tackles (62 solo) and 9.5 tackles for loss ... ranked third in The American in total tackles ... also had 1.0 sack and added four pass break ups ... finished with game-high 14 tackles at No. 4/4 Oklahoma (Sept. 1) ... led team with eight tackles, including 2.0 for loss, one sack and one QB hurry in win vs. Prairie View A&M (Sept. 7) ... tallied six tackles, including 1.0 for loss, vs. Washington State in the AdvoCare Texas Kickoff (Sept. 13) ... had five tackles at Tulane (Sept. 19) ... posted game-high 11 tackles, including 1.0 for loss, in win at North Texas (Sept. 28)... recorded four tackles, including 0.5 for loss, vs. No. 25 Cincinnati (Oct. 12) ... led all players with 15 tackles, including 2.0 for loss, and had two QB hurries in win at UConn (Oct. 19) ... posted six tackles, including 0.5 for loss, with one pass breakup vs. SMU (Oct. 24) ... had three tackles at UCF (Nov. 2)... co-led team with nine tackles, including 0.5 for loss, vs. Memphis (Nov. 16) ... tallied six tackles, including 1.0 for loss, with two pass breakups and one QB hurry in win at Tulsa (Nov. 23) ... eclipsed 10 tackles, including 0.5 for loss, and had one pass breakup in season finale vs. Navy (Nov. 30).

2018: Saw action in all 13 games with one start ... led Houston with 11 special teams tackles ... also saw some time late in the season at running back ... finished with four tackles, including one for loss, in win at Rice ... had four tackles, including a half tackle for loss, in win against Arizona ... had two tackles, including a half tackle for loss, in win against Tulsa ... had one tackle in win at ECU ... had six tackles, including a half tackle for loss, in win at Navy ... had two tackles against Temple ... had two tackles in win over Tulane ... also playing running back in the second half, finishing with four carries for 31 yards ... had one rush for four yards at Memphis ... had three tackles vs. Army in the Armed Forces Bowl.

2017: Saw action in seven games, playing in the first five before missing the next four and the Hawaii Bowl with an injury ... had two tackles in win vs. Rice ... suffered a torn meniscus in practice the week leading up to the Tulsa game and missed four games.

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