80 - Sean Gruber
Sean Gruber
Height: 6-0
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Richwood, Ky.
High School: Covington Catholic
Position: WR
2004: Played in all 11 games, starting every time ... Caught 48 passes on the season for 720 yards and eight touchdowns ... Led the team in receiving yards, receiving touchdowns and yards per catch (15.0) ... Also served as the team's top punt returner, averaging 4.4 yards per return ... Ranked third in the Patriot League in receiving yards, fourth in punt returns, fifth in receptions and ninth in scoring ... Also placed 70th in the nation in receiving yards, 82nd in receptions and 88th in punt returns ... Caught nine passes for 159 yards and a pair of touchdowns against San Diego ... Had nine receptions for 90 yards and a score against Bucknell ... Made four catches for 50 yards and two touchdowns in the victory at Georgetown ... Recorded six receptions for 82 yards and score at Lafayette ... Caught five passes for 79 yards and a touchdown in the win at Dartmouth, in addition to returning five punts for 53 yards ... Had three catches for 80 yards against Duquesne ... Made two receptions for 74 yards and a touchdown against Fordham.

2003: Saw action in all 12 games, starting seven times ... Ranked third on the team with 37 receptions and 553 receiving yards ... Led the team with an average of 14.9 yards per catch, while ranking second in touchdown receptions (five) ... Caught three passes for 104 yards and two touchdowns against Georgetown ... Made four catches for 78 yards and a score against Fordham ... Notched five receptions for 74 yards and one touchdown against Lafayette.

2002: Did not see any varsity action.

High School: Played football and baseball at Covington Catholic High School ... Recorded 65 receptions for 1,115 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior ... Broke the school records for receptions and receiving yards in a season ... Team qualified for the state playoffs in each of his four years, advancing to the semifinals every time ... Named All-Conference and All-Region ... Selected as the Channel 5 Student Athlete of the Year.

Personal: Full name is Sean Paul Gruber ... Born on September 22, 1983 ... Son of Tim and Mary Gruber ... Majoring in Economics.


Gruber's Receiving Statistics
YEAR    GP-GS   REC   YARDS    AVG   TD   LONG
2003     12-7    37     553   14.9    5     47
2004    11-11    48     720   15.0    8     67
TOTAL   23-18    85    1273   15.0   13     67