• Cody
  • Grimm

  • Graduate Assistant, Defense

Former Virginia Tech standout Cody Grimm enters his second season on the Hokies coaching staff as a graduate assistant working with the defensive unit.

Grimm was a four-year letter winner at linebacker for the Hokies from 2006-09. He initially walked-on for Tech and head coach Frank Beamer but departed the program as a first team All-ACC performer and third team AP All-American as a senior.

After graduating, Grimm was drafted in the seventh round of the 2010 NFL Draft by Tampa Bay and played three seasons for the Buccaneers.

The Fairfax, Va., native comes from an esteemed football family. His father, Russ, is enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame after serving as a guard on four Super Bowl teams for Washington. He also earned a Super Bowl ring as an assistant coach for Pittsburgh and helped Arizona to its initial Super Bowl appearance. He currently coaches the offensive line coach for the Tennessee Titans.

Grimm’s older brother, Chad, currently works in defensive quality control for the Redskins and also played for the Hokies from 2003-06.