Grant saw limited time on the mound for the Shockers following Tommy John surgery after his sophomore season. He made six appearances, all in relief, with a 2-0 record and a 2.40 ERA. As a freshman, he made 15 appearances and four starts, finished the season 0-0 with a 7.36 ERA. While attending Farmington High School in Farmington, New Mexico he was a two-time letter winner. Grant was named to the New Mexico all-star team and earned first team all-state honors as a third baseman in 2007.