Defensive back Troy Grosfield started nine games at safety in 2005. He posted a career-high nine tackles against Purdue, and he had a career-high six solo stops both against Illinois and Minnesota. Grosfield also had five pass breakups, which was second on the team.
Grosfield saw action in seven games during the 2004 season from the defensive back position. He registered a se ason-high seven total tackles (four solo, three assisted) at Northwestern in 99 snaps of action. Grosfield posted three solo tackles and a pass breakup in the first game of the year against Central Michigan and added two solo tackles and one assist against Michigan.
Grosfield handled kickoff duties for the Hoosiers in 2003, registering 13 touchbacks. Grosfield also saw action at defensive back for the Hoosiers during spring practice.
The Littleton, Colo., native came to the Hoosiers via Chatfield High School, where he was a second team all-state selection and a three-time All-Jefferson County Conference choice. Grosfield played some wide receiver in high school as well as his kicking duties. He also played baseball and ran track at Chatfield. Grosfield was a two-time academic all-state performer.
The son of Lynn and Debby Grosfield was born on December 31, 1983 and is majoring in computer information systems and operations management.
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