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6-0 / 223
Squad set for first morning practice on Tuesday
New-look linebacker corp ready to anchor defense
'Dores open first of 15 spring practices on Monday
Vanderbilt 45, Tennessee 34
Vanderbilt 38, Ole Miss 17
2016 SEC Academic Honor Roll
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.
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.
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.
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.
Total Tackles: 6, vs. Ole Miss, 11/19/2016
Solo Tackles: 5, vs. Ole Miss, 11/19/2016