The Dallas Jackals re-signed Aaron Gray for the 2023 Major League Rugby season. He was drafted 14th overall by the Jackals in the 2021 MLR Collegiate Draft. The 25-year-old wing (26 in April) is 5’10” and 180 lbs.
Aaron played 451 minutes in 9 matches, starting 5, for the Dallas jackals in 2022. He also played for the Premier Sevens Loggerheads, Dallas RFC, and Atlantis Sevens.
Aaron was born in Washington, D.C., and played football, basketball, baseball, and running track. He began playing rugby his sophomore year at Perry Street Prep in Washington D.C. and would play on multiple select sides throughout Maryland.
Aaron went to Kutztown University in PA in 2016, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Management in December 2021. He had numerous honors, including being the D1A East Back of the Year, Collegiate All-American, selected twice to First Team All-Conference, and Second Team All-Conference in ‘17-’18. He was selected to join the USA U20 All-American side and also played with the USA Men’s 7s Falcons in 2020.
During the offseason, Gray has played for Rocky Gorge, Denver Barbarians, Beltway Elite, and Schuylkill River Exiles.