On Grochowalski: On Grochowalski: Local product and reserve outside linebacker ... Will battle for a spot on special teams in fourth year in the program ... A grinder and hard working player who has been a scout team performer ... Name pronounced: GROCK-oh-wal-ski.
As a redshirt sophomore in 2006: Played in just one game and made a tackle against William & Mary (10/7).
As A Redshirt Freshman In 2005: Made collegiate debut vs. Northeastern (10/8).
As A Freshman In 2004: Did not play.
Before UMass: Played at South Hadley High School ... All-League as a defensive end and quarterback as a junior and senior ... All-Western Mass as a quarterback as a senior ... Selected to the Shriners Western Mass All-Star Team ... As quarterback, threw for 2,900 in high school career and 42 touchdown passes.
Personal: Jason Matthew Grochowalski ... Born November 25, 1985 in South Hadley, Mass. .... Son of Pat and Frank Grochowalski ... Brother of Joe, Jim, Brian and Karl ... Majoring in Psychology.