Columbia Football BIO
61 Chris Groth

2010: Played in all ten games ... totaled 13 tackles with two tackles for a loss and two sacks.

2009: Played in every game … had four tackles vs. both Harvard and Cornell … finished with 19 tackles (nine solo and 10 assisted).

2008: Played in five games ... had two tackles against both Towson and Cornell ... made a tackle against Princeton ... totaled five tackles for the season.

At South Lyon:
All-state ... first-team all-conference on the offensive line (KVC) ... Detroit Free Press first-team All-State Division 1 on defensive line ... Detroit Free Press first-team All-North defensive line ... Detroit News All-Metro team ... Ann Arbor News All-Area team on offensive line ... selected to play in the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) All-Star Game ... The Oakland Press All-Oakland County team offensive line ... team was 2006 district champion ... lettered three years in football, four in track & field and two in wrestling ... captained football and track & field teams ... three-year academic all-conference.

Personal: Biology major ... grandfather, Carl Groth, played lightweight football at Michigan ... Christopher Michael Groth, b. 12/5/89 in Detroit.

Year GP Solo Tackles Ast Total TFL-Yards Sacks-Yards FF Blocked Kicks
2008 5 2 3 5 0-0 0-0 0 0
2009 9 9 10 19 2-9 1.0-6 1 0
2010 10 8 5 13 2-20 2.0-20 0 0
2011 10 3 10 13 2-2 1-2 0 1
Total 34 22 28 50 6-31 4-28 1 1

Position: Defensive Lineman
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 319
Year: Senior
Hometown: South Lyon, Mich.
High School: South Lyon
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