Griffin in 2017
|Date of birth:September 26, 1991|
|Place of birth: Tallahassee, Florida|
|Undrafted in 2015|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Edmonton Eskimos (2015)*|
|Roster status: Active|
|CFL status: International|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at ArenaFan.com|
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.
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.
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. 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.
|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|
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. He was released on February 16, 2017.
Cedar Rapids Titans
On May 4, 2017, Griffin signed with the Columbus Lions. On August 4, 2017, Griffin re-signed with the Lions.
- Jim Henry (June 14, 2015). "The Road Less Traveled". www.newspapers.com. Tallahassee Democrat. https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/108699393/. Retrieved April 25, 2017.
- Stephen Tsai (December 14, 2012). "Offensive tackle commits to UH". www.warriorbeat.staradvertiserblogs.com. Star Advertiser. http://warriorbeat.staradvertiserblogs.com/2012/12/14/ga-search/. Retrieved April 25, 2017.
- Brian Miller (June 13, 2015). "FAMU DRS alum Griffin reaches Canadian Football League". www.tallahassee.com. Tennessee Democrat. http://www.tallahassee.com/story/sports/preps/2015/06/13/famu-drs-alum-griffin-reaches-canadian-football-league/71199730/. Retrieved April 25, 2017.
- "Former T-Bird David Griffin signs with Edmonton Eskimos". www.mesatbirdsports.com. Mesa Community College. May 4, 2015. http://mesatbirdsports.com/sports/fball/2014-15/releases/20150504dxzogp. Retrieved April 25, 2017.
- Quinn Phillips (June 14, 2015). "Eskimos make seven cuts". www.globalnews.ca. Global News. http://globalnews.ca/news/2054239/eskimos-make-seven-cuts/. Retrieved April 25, 2017.
- "Barnstormers Re-Sign Offensive Duo". www.article.wn.com. WN. September 13, 2016. https://article.wn.com/view/2016/09/13/Barnstormers_ReSign_Offensive_Duo_IFL_Indoor_Football_League/. Retrieved April 25, 2017.
- "February 2017 IFL Transactions". www.goifl.com. Indoor Football League. http://goifl.com/transactions/2016-17/February_2017. Retrieved April 25, 2017.
- "March 2017 IFL Transactions". www.goifl.com. Indoor Football League. http://goifl.com/transactions/2016-17/March_2017. Retrieved April 25, 2017.
- "Gladiators Assigned OL David Griffin Jr.". www.sport.thenet24h.com. thenet24h.com. March 23, 2017. http://sport.thenet24h.com/286799/gladiators-assigned-ol-david-griffin-jr.html. Retrieved April 25, 2017.
- "Transactions". afldigital.com. Archived from the original on August 5, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170805001622/http://afldigital.com/index.cfm?view=transactions. Retrieved August 4, 2017.
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