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American Football Database
David Griffin
Griffin in 2017
No. 57     
Offensive lineman
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-09-26) September 26, 1991 (age 29)
Place of birth: Tallahassee, Florida
Career information
College: Hawaii
Undrafted in 2015
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Edmonton Eskimos (2015)*
Roster status: Active
CFL status: International
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Stats at

David Christian Griffin, Jr. (born September 26, 1991) is an American football offensive lineman for the Richmond Roughriders of the American Arena League (AAL). He played college football at University of Hawaii at Manoa and attended Florida A&M University Developmental Research School in Tallahassee, Florida. He has also been a member of the Edmonton Eskimos, Iowa Barnstormers, Cedar Rapids Titans, Cleveland Gladiators and Columbus Lions.

Early life

Griffin attended North Florida Christian High School through this junior year before transferring to Florida A&M University Developmental Research School in Tallahassee, Florida where he played football and basketball.[1]

College career

Griffin attended Coffeyville Community College in 2010, where he redshirted. In 2011, Griffin transferred to Mesa Community College where he played for the Thunderbirds from 2011 to 2012. Griffin then transferred to the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors from 2013 to 2014.[2] He helped the Rainbow Warriors to 1 win. He played in 5 games during his career including 2 starts at tackle. A tear of his Ulnar collateral ligament of elbow joint ended his career at Hawaii early.[3]

Professional career

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 5 in 300 lb 5.20 s 1.87 s 3.15 s 5.09 s 8.22 s 25 in 8 ft 3 in 15 reps

Edmonton Eskimos

Griffin signed with the Edmonton Eskimos in May 31, 2015.[4][3] Griffin was released on June 14, 2015.[5]

Iowa Barnstormers

Griffin signed with the Iowa Barnstormers of the Indoor Football League in 2016. Griffin started 9 of 16 games for the Barnstormers. Griffin re-signed with the Barnstormers for 2017.[6] He was released on February 16, 2017.[7]

Cedar Rapids Titans

On February 21, 2017, Griffin signed with the Cedar Rapids Titans.[7] On March 24, 2017, Griffin was placed on the transfer list.[8]

Cleveland Gladiators

On March 23, 2017, Griffin was assigned to the Cleveland Gladiators.[9] On April 26, 2017, Griffin was placed on reassignment. On May 1, 2017, Griffin was placed on league suspension.[10]

Columbus Lions

On May 4, 2017, Griffin signed with the Columbus Lions. On August 4, 2017, Griffin re-signed with the Lions.


  1. Jim Henry (June 14, 2015). "The Road Less Traveled". Tallahassee Democrat. Retrieved April 25, 2017.
  2. Stephen Tsai (December 14, 2012). "Offensive tackle commits to UH". Star Advertiser. Retrieved April 25, 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Brian Miller (June 13, 2015). "FAMU DRS alum Griffin reaches Canadian Football League". Tennessee Democrat. Retrieved April 25, 2017.
  4. "Former T-Bird David Griffin signs with Edmonton Eskimos". Mesa Community College. May 4, 2015. Retrieved April 25, 2017.
  5. Quinn Phillips (June 14, 2015). "Eskimos make seven cuts". Global News. Retrieved April 25, 2017.
  6. "Barnstormers Re-Sign Offensive Duo". WN. September 13, 2016. Retrieved April 25, 2017.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "February 2017 IFL Transactions". Indoor Football League. Retrieved April 25, 2017.
  8. "March 2017 IFL Transactions". Indoor Football League. Retrieved April 25, 2017.
  9. "Gladiators Assigned OL David Griffin Jr.". March 23, 2017. Retrieved April 25, 2017.
  10. "Transactions". Archived from the original on August 5, 2017. Retrieved August 4, 2017.

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