Full Name:
Roderick DeWyane Grizzard
Position:
Guard
College:
Alabama
Height:
6-8
Weight:
200
High School:
Central Park Christian HS (Birmingham, Ala.)
Birthdate:
June 13, 1980
Birthplace:
Birmingham, Ala.

Statistics

NBA DRAFT 2002
Selected in the second round (39th overall) by the Washington Wizards.

HIGHLIGHTS
Early entry candidate for 2002 NBA Draft.
Named Honorable Mention All-America by The Associated Press as a junior.
Ranks fourth all-time in school history in three-pointers attempted, fifth in three-pointers made, seventh in free throw shooting percentage and 13th in points.
Recorded 79 career dunks.


AT ALABAMA
As a junior, was named to All-SEC Third Team (by AP and coaches), NABC All-District First Team and All-SEC Tournament Team.
Also was a Wooden Award finalist.
Ranked in top 15 in SEC in both scoring (15th) and rebounding (14th, 6.1 rpg).
Poured in season-high 33 points vs. Tennessee in SEC Tournament quarterfinal win, sinking 13-of-20 shots, including 6-of-10 from three-point range.
Scored 16 points, grabbed eight boards and notched three steals vs. Memphis.
Recorded 15 points, 13 rebounds, seven assists, two blocks and two steals against Alabama A&M.
In NCAA Tournament loss to Kent State, scored 17 points and pulled down six rebounds.
Participated in USA Basketball national team trials prior to season.

As a sophomore, selected to All-SEC First Team (by AP and coaches), NABC/Chevrolet All-District 6 First Team and Puerto Rico Holiday Classic All-Tournament Team.
Finished second in the SEC in scoring (17.0 ppg) and 17th in rebounding (6.1 rpg).
Scored 20 or more points 15 times and posted four double-doubles.
Total of 147 made free throws is sixth-best mark in school history and total of 611 points is seventh-best in school history.

Scored 20 or more points five times as a freshman, including a season-high 26 points vs. No. 9 Florida.
Ranked sixth in the league in three-point shooting, eighth in blocks (fourth in league games) and 14th in scoring.
Among SEC freshmen, was second in scoring and fourth in rebounding (5.1 rpg).
Notched two double-doubles Ė one against Florida (26 points, 10 boards) and the other against then-No. 22 Vanderbilt (13 and 11, respectively).
Named SEC Player of the Week and ESPN.comís National Player of the Week after scoring 25 points in upset win over No. 8 Auburn and tallying 14 points in victory over No. 7 Tennessee.

STATISTICS
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
1999-00 29 24 135 352 .384 55 74 .743 149 34 28 37 382 13.2
2000-01 36 36 197 495 .398 147 181 .812 220 75 40 38 611 17.0
2001-02 35 34 166 392 .423 122 158 .772 213 62 38 25 494 14.1
TOTALS 100 94 498 1239 .402 324 413 .785 582 171 106 100 1487 14.9
Three-point field goals: 1999-00, 57-for-192 (.297); 2000-01, 70-for-214 (.327); 2001-02, 40-for-144 (.278). Totals: 167-for-550 (.304).