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John Griffin
RB #34
Height:
5-10
Weight:
208
College:
Massachusetts
Hometown:
Austin, TX
Experience:
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Strong, compact rusher earned an invitation to the FCS Senior Scout Bowl after his only season at Massachusetts … Transferred to UMass from Northeastern, which dropped its program after his third season … Averaged 5.0 yards per rush in 2010, gaining 843 on 168 carries and five TDs … Second in Colonial Athletic Association in rushing yards per game (76.6) … Began UMass career with 80 rushing yards and two TDs in win over fourth-ranked William & Mary on Sept. 4 … Had season-best 145 rushing yards vs. second-ranked Delaware on Nov. 13 … Had a 1000-yard season for Northeastern in 2009, rushing 207-for-1009 (4.9 avg.) with five TDs … Had a 70-yard TD in 2009, in a 200-yard game vs. Towson … Hometown is Austin, Texas … Attended Oakmont Regional High School in Ashburnham, Mass. … Played only one season of varsity football in high school and scored school-record 25 TDs while rushing for 1239 yards … Played three seasons of high school basketball, captaining the team as a senior, and excelled in track and field, in the 100-meter dash and long jump … Father, Tony, played football at University of Texas … Sociology major at UMass … Signed Bengals contract on 7-28-11
Strong, compact rusher earned an invitation to the FCS Senior Scout Bowl after his only season at Massachusetts … Transferred to UMass from Northeastern, which dropped its program after his third season … Averaged 5.0 yards per rush in 2010, gaining 843 on 168 carries and five TDs … Second in Colonial Athletic Association in rushing yards per game (76.6) … Began UMass career with 80 rushing yards and two TDs in win over fourth-ranked William & Mary on Sept. 4 … Had season-best 145 rushing yards vs. second-ranked Delaware on Nov. 13 … Had a 1000-yard season for Northeastern in 2009, rushing 207-for-1009 (4.9 avg.) with five TDs … Had a 70-yard TD in 2009, in a 200-yard game vs. Towson … Hometown is Austin, Texas … Attended Oakmont Regional High School in Ashburnham, Mass. … Played only one season of varsity football in high school and scored school-record 25 TDs while rushing for 1239 yards … Played three seasons of high school basketball, captaining the team as a senior, and excelled in track and field, in the 100-meter dash and long jump … Father, Tony, played football at University of Texas … Sociology major at UMass … Signed Bengals contract on 7-28-11

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