· Named offensive quality control coach in 2022. Joined the Browns in 2020 as the team's first-ever recipient of the Bill Willis Coaching Fellowship and extended his time with the team in the same role through 2021. The Browns created the opportunity for a rising minority coach with a focus on the offensive side of the ball.
· Spent 2020-21 assisting the coaching staff with week-to-week game plans and talent evaluations. Worked closely with run game coordinator/running backs coach Stump Mitchell in 2020 and pass game coordinator/wide receivers coach Chad O'Shea in 2021.
· Served as the wide receivers coach for the West team in the 2022 East-West Shrine Bowl.
· Helped the Browns to one of the most prolific RB tandems in 2020 with Nick Chubb (1,067 rushing yards and 12 rushing touchdowns) and Kareem Hunt (1,144 scrimmage yards and 11 total touchdowns). The pair were only NFL teammates to each record at least 840 rushing yards in 2020, highlighted by a win against Houston on Nov. 15, when Chubb (126) and Hunt (104) became the first Browns to each record 100 yards rushing in the same game since 1966.
· The Browns run game finished 2020 third in NFL in rush yards (2,374) as the team recorded four games with at least 200 rushing yards, its most in a season since 1978.
· Prior to receiving the Bill Willis Fellowship, Grant was a Bill Walsh Diversity Coaching Fellow for the Browns, a separate opportunity each NFL team offers to minority coaches during offseason programs.
· Prior to the Browns, served as a quality control coach at Holy Cross from 2019-20.
· Before entering a coaching career, Grant played in the Alliance of American Football with the Salt Lake Stallions and participated in training camps with the Chiefs and Bears.
· Attended Assumption, where he posted the most receiving yards (3,204), most touchdown receptions (36) and touchdown receptions in a single-season (13 in 2016) in school history.
· Native of Manchester, Conn.
Ashton Grant's Coaching Background:
2019-20 College of Holy Cross , quality control coach
2020 Cleveland Browns, Bill Walsh NFL diversity coaching fellowship
2020-21 Cleveland Browns, Bill Willis coaching fellowship
2022- Cleveland Browns, offensive quality control coach