Tommy Grillo
Tommy  Grillo


Lancaster, Calif.

High School:
Oaks Christian HS '07

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 245


Human Development


UC Davis Has Eleven Aggies Honored By GWC Media

Sean Davies and Ray Wilburn were first-team selections in both postseason polls


Twelve Aggies Honored With All-GWC Selections

UC Davis placed six players on the Great West All-Conference First Team with three on offense and defense


Aggies Conclude Season With Causeway Classic Matchup

UC Davis will travel across the Causeway to face rival Sacramento State on Saturday


UC Davis Hosts No. 22 North Dakota On Senior Day

The Aggies will recognize 14 seniors in the final game of the season at Aggie Stadium


Wright and Grillo Earn Weekly Conference Honors

Randy Wright and Tommy Grillo took Great West Player of the Week Awards after defeating Cal Poly, 24-17

2010: Started 9 of 11 games played, switching from left to right end at midseason... Posted 9 solo tackles and 11 assists for 20 total... Also had 2.5 tackles for losses of 16 yards, including an 8-yard sack vs. San Diego... Credited with a pass breakup and a fumble recovery... Earned season-best 4 stops (1-3-4) in opener at California... Lone sack came against Mason Mills in 2nd quarter... Recovered Jordan La Secla's fumble (on Andrew Benjamin's sack) on the San Jose State 9-yard line, setting up Sean Kelley's field goal.

2009: Played in all 11 games, earning his first career start at Sacramento State... Tallied 13 tackles (6 solos, 7 assists), including 1.5 sacks for 6 yards... Hit Hornet QB Jason Smith for 4-yard loss midway through 2nd quarter in Causeway Classic, one of season-high 4 tackles that day.

2008: Appeared in 11 games as a reserve DE... Amassed 10 total tackles (5 solos, 5 assists), including 2.5 sacks for 11 yards... Hit Portland State's Drew Hubel for two 5-yard sacks in home opener, earning team's Defensive Player of the Week nod... Registered 3 tackles each vs. San Jose State and PSU.

2007: Redshirted... Earned Scout Defense Player of the Week honors after San Jose State game.

OAKS CHRISTIAN HS '07: Starred for powerhouse program that won 46 straight games, was ranked No. 8 in state by MaxPreps and was selected as Cal-Hi Sports Team of the Year... Earned All-Ventura County first-team honors as a senior, recording 74 tackles and 10.5 sacks... Won second-team All-Tri-Valley League honors as a junior, posting 78 tackles and 7 sacks... Also starred in baseball... Made all-county and all-league teams as a pitcher (2.70 ERA) and third baseman (.475 batting average)... Member of National Honor Society... Previously attended Lancaster HS, earning All-Golden League honors as a tight end in 2004.

PERSONAL: Born in Detroit, Mich.... Majoring in human development... Parents are Thomas & Kelley Grillo, whom he lists as non-sports heroes... Sports hero is Brian Urlacher... Career highlight was recording three sacks in section championship game.