2012 — Named to the watch list for Rimington Trophy (center).
2011 — All-Freshman second team according to Phil Steele … 14-game starter at center … Eclipsed 80 plays on five occasions, including a season-high 91 snaps in win over Oregon State … Part of an offensive unit that ranked third in the nation in scoring, fifth in rushing and sixth in total offense … Finished top three among offensive linemen in vertical leap (second, 27”), power clean (second, 319 pounds), squat (tied for second, 485 pounds), 10-yard electronic (second, 1.89 seconds), 20-yard electronic (t-first, 3.09 seconds), shuttle run (t-first, 4.41 seconds) and “L” Run (first, 7.73 seconds) during winter conditioning.
2010 — Arrived on campus in June and started classes summer term. Redshirt Season.
BEFORE OREGON — A starter on both the offensive and defensive lines for head coach Jeremiah Ross at Crespi High School of the Serra League (Southern Section, South 2 Division) … First-team All-State as a sophomore … Named first-team all-area on offense by the Los Angeles Daily News in 2010 … 2008 All-Serra League selection … As a senior in 2009-10, plowed the road as an offensive lineman for a team that racked up 1,958 rushing yards and 2,436 passing yards, and had 37 tackles and four sacks while playing defense … As a junior in 2008-09, had 27 tackles on defense and blocked for a team that rushed for 1,606 yards and passed for 1,738 more, scoring 27 total offensive touchdowns … As a sophomore in 2007-08, had 33 tackles and tied for a team-high with five sacks while blocking for 1,000-yard rusher Austin Shanks and a team that rolled up 2,388 rushing yards and 2,167 passing yards … Blocked for current UO quarterback Bryan Bennett … Given a three-star rating by Scout.com and selected as the No. 9 center in the country … A three-star ranking and No. 12 center in the nation by Rivals.com … Three-star recruit and No. 100 defensive end prospect in the country according to ESPN.com.
PERSONAL — Born
Hroniss Grasu in Northridge, Calif. Parents: Steve and
Mariana Grasu. Family: One brother. High School (Coach): Crespi
(Jeremiah Ross), 2010. Intended Major: Business.