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Jordan  Griffin
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Tampa, Fla.

High School:
Armwood HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 223

Position:
LB

Experience:
3L

 

11/11/2017

Postgame Notes - Kentucky

Commodores fall to Kentucky

11/08/2017

VUFB partnering with Medals of Honor

Commodores' uniforms on Saturday will feature names of fallen soldiers

11/07/2017

Notes & Depth Charts - Kentucky

Commodores return to SEC play against Wildcats

08/14/2017

Dores get fast-paced workout indoors Monday

Squad set for first morning practice on Tuesday

07/24/2017

Preview: Linebackers

New-look linebacker corp ready to anchor defense

11/27/2017

Football at Tennessee | Photos by Joe Howell (11/25/17)

Photos from Vanderbilt's 42-24 victory over Tennessee in Knoxville. Photos by Joe Howell (11/25/17)

11/18/2017

Football vs. Missouri | Photos by Joe Howell (11/18/17)

Vanderbilt falls 45-17 to Missouri in last home contest of '17. (11/18/17) Photos by Joe Howell.

11/04/2017

Vanderbilt vs. Western Kentucky

Vanderbilt football team takes on Western Kentucky Saturday morning at Vanderbilt Stadium.

11/04/2017

Vanderbilt vs. Western Kentucky (USATSI)

The Commodores play host to the Hilltoppers in non-conference action

10/28/2017

Football at South Carolina | Photos by Zach Bland (10/27/17)

Vanderbilt football on the road at South Carolina. Photos by Zach Bland (10/27/17)

Honors
2016 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2017
Griffin played in 11 of 12 games as a third-year contributor... Earned five late-season starts at inside linebacker... Finished the season ranked among team leaders with 62 total tackles, 32 unassisted stops and 8.5 tackles for loss... Also added a quarterback sack and forced fumble... Consistent performer for Commodore defense down the stretch, posting at least four tackles in last nine games of season... Established new single-game high with 12 tackles against Kentucky... Also had eight stops vs. Missouri... Matched another career high with five solo stops at Florida... Quarterback sack came in win over Western Kentucky... Registered forced fumble against Alabama. 

2016

Griffin became a valuable contributor for the Commodore defense as a second-year inside linebacker... Griffin played in all 13 games, finishing the year with his first career start in the team's win over Tennessee... Concluded the year with 21 total tackles, 12 unassisted stops and 1.5 tackles for loss... Posted a career outing in victory over Ole Miss -- five solo stops among six total tackles... Also had four tackles at Auburn, and multiple stops against Middle Tennessee, Tennessee State, Tennessee and NC State.

2015
Griffin saw action in 11 games as true freshman... Participated as reserve inside linebacker and special teams contributor... Finished with nine tackles, including six solo stops... Registered two tackles at Ole Miss and at Florida.

High School
Two-year captain and three-year starter at linebacker... Finished career with 428 tackles, ranking No. 2 all-time at Armwood... Topped Hawks in tackles all three years as starter, helping team to 37-6 three-year record as starter, including 6A state championship game appearances in 2013 and 2014... As senior, registered 158 tackles, nine sacks and seven fumble recoveries for 14-1 squad... Named first-team All-America LB by Max Preps and Tampa Bay Defensive Player of the Year as senior... Notched 150 tackles, 15 tackles for loss and two interceptions as junior... As sophomore, registered 120 tackles, four sacks and two INTs... Three-time 6A All-State and All-Area selection... High academic achiever. 

Personal
Jordan O'Neal Griffin... Born Dec. 3, 1996 in Tampa... Son of Darryl and Cheryl Griffin... Has two brothers, Joshua and Jaxson... Dad works as investigator; mom is social worker... Dad played football at Virginia State University... Working toward a degree in Medicine, Health & Society.

Career Highs
Total Tackles: 12, vs. Kentucky, 11/11/2017 
Solo Tackles: 5, (2x), most recently at Florida, 9/30/2017 
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