Former University of Tulsa football student-athlete Kyle Grooms is in his fourth year as Director of Football Operations for the Golden Hurricane. He was named to his present position on July 15, 2011.
Before returning to his alma mater, Grooms spent one year working for Caption Colorado, a real time closed captioning business in Greenwood Village, Colorado.
Grooms originally came to The University of Tulsa as a walk-on football athlete in 2003 and after red-shirting that season played in 44 games. He was put on scholarship in his junior season.
In his five years as a student-athlete, Grooms was involved in four Bowl games with the Hurricane. The receiver completed his career with 12 receptions for 111 yards and three touchdowns. As a senior in 2007, Grooms caught six passes for 56 yards with two going for TDs.
A native of Englewood, Colorado, Grooms received his bachelor's degree from TU in marketing in 2008. He also earned a master's degree in business in 2010, while working as a graduate assistant in the Tulsa athletics office for two years.
He and his wife, Jess, were married in the spring of 2014.
THE GROOMS FILE
Bowl Games as a Player 2003 Humanitarian Bowl (Tulsa) 2005 AutoZone Liberty Bowl (Tulsa) 2006 Armed Forces Bowl (Tulsa) 2008 GMAC Bowl (Tulsa)
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