Earnest Graham, Jr. (born January 15, 1980) is an American football running back for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League. He was signed by the Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent in 2003. He played college football at Florida.
Graham was born in Naples, Florida in 1980. He attended Mariner High School in Cape Coral, Florida from 1994 to 1998. He was a versatile athlete and lettered in high school football, baseball and basketball. Graham especially excelled as a football running back, and set county and state records for career rushing yards and touchdowns. He finished his high school career with 5,710 rushing yards and eighty-six touchdowns, including 2,159 yards and thirty touchdowns as a junior, and 1,858 yards and twenty-nine touchdowns as a senior—despite missing two games. Graham was named the state of Florida's "Mr. Football" in 1997, and was named a Parade magazine high school All-American.
In 2007, nine years after he graduated from high school, the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) recognized Graham as one of the "100 Greatest Players of the First 100 Years" of Florida high school football.