In October 2015, Gragg released his first book titled "40 Days of Direction: Life Lessons from the Talented Ten”, which shares life experiences as a collegiate athlete [Vanderbilt football] in hopes to provide a blueprint for today's student-athlete.Hat tip to reformed sportswriter Scott Faldon of Fort Smith who tabbed Gragg for this job last week. Even if it turns out to be wrong.
A former collegiate wide receiver, Gragg lettered four years at Vanderbilt while earning his bachelor’s degree in human development in 1992. He earned his master’s degree in sports administration from Wayne State University in 1999. Gragg received his doctorate in higher education administration from the University of Arkansas in May of 2004 and also taught over a dozen college courses during his tenure there as an athletic administrator.
A native of Huntsville, Ala., Gragg was inducted into the Huntsville-Madison County (Ala.) Athletic Hall of Fame in 2010. He is a member of the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA).