Academic All-WAC (2007)
Quickly: First name is pronounced Jur-vaughn... Enters the fall slated as a backup at defensive tackle... Promising prospect that provides talent and depth to defensive line. 2007 (Fr.): Played in 10 games... Registered five tackles (one solo, four assists) on the season, with an assist for a tackle for loss... All five of his tackles came at Utah. High School: A two-time first-team all-state selection by both the Topeka Capitol Journal and the Wichita Eagle... Earned first-team all-metro honors by the Kansas City Star two straight years as well... Named first-team all-league and all-county as both a junior and senior... Was the runner-up for the Buck Buchanan award given to the top linebacker or lineman in the Kansas City metro area... Earned honorable mention All-America honors by Old Spice/Red Zone... Was selected to play in the Shrine Bowl All-Star game as well as the Kansas City Star Metro All-Star game... Also wrestled in high school. Personal: Born Jan. 8, 1989 in Kansas City, Kan... Son of Jessie and LeVon Graves... Has four brothers... Major is undeclared... Vice president of the USU Black Student Union.