|No. 24 New York Jets|
|Date of birth:December 17, 1988|
|Place of birth: Austin, Texas|
|High School: Ashburnham (MA) Oakmont|
|Undrafted in 2011|
|Debuted in 2011 for the Omaha Nighthawks|
|*Cincinnati Bengals ( 2011)*|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012|
John Griffin (born December 17, 1988) is an American football running back for the New York Jets of the National Football League. He signed with the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at Northeastern until he transferred to the University of Massachusetts for his senior season.
High school careerEdit
He played his first three seasons at Northeastern until transferring to the University of Massachusetts. He was named to the 2010 CAA Third Team and was a FCS Senior Bowl Preseason All-American while at the University of Massachusetts.
New York JetsEdit
Second Stint with the Omaha NighthawksEdit
Second Stint with New York JetsEdit
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Massachusetts Profile". umassathletics.com. http://www.umassathletics.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/griffin_john00.html.
- ↑ "Bengals Sign Northeastern Running Back John Griffin". cincyjungle.com. http://www.cincyjungle.com/2011/7/26/2296423/bengals-sign-northeastern-running-back-john-griffin. Retrieved July 27, 2011.
- ↑ "Bengals cut former Oakmont RB John Griffin". telegram.com. http://www.telegram.com/article/20110904/NEWS/109049947/1119/rss01&source=rss. Retrieved September 4, 2011.
- ↑ "Versatile Griffin adapts, adds to Nighthawks' attack". omaha.com. http://www.omaha.com/article/20111013/SPORTS/710139785. Retrieved October 13, 2011.
- ↑ "Six Signed to Reserve/Future Contracts". newyorkjets.com. http://www.newyorkjets.com/news/article-1/Six-Signed-to-ReserveFuture-Contracts/30a97718-4bb7-4255-a321-20d9a3902398. Retrieved January 2, 2012.
- ↑ "Jets Waive RB John Griffin, Claim RB Jeremy Stewart". thejetpress.com. http://thejetpress.com/2012/08/08/jets-waive-rb-john-griffin-claim-rb-jeremy-stewart/. Retrieved August 8, 2012.
- ↑ "2012 Omaha Nighthawks Roster UFL". phillysportslive.com. http://phillysportslive.com/2012-omaha-nighthawks-roster-ufl/. Retrieved September 26, 2012.
- ↑ "LB Bryant, RB Griffin Join Practice Squad". newyorkjets.com. http://www.newyorkjets.com/news/article-1/LB-Bryant-RB-Griffin-Join-Practice-Squad/1da18cf3-3268-40e1-9bae-0005a7540ff7. Retrieved November 5, 2012.
- ↑ "RB John Griffin Signed to Active Roster". newyorkjets.com. http://www.newyorkjets.com/news/article-1/RB-John-Griffin-Signed-to-Active-Roster/8c87b5dc-9b30-49a5-9b16-4a868d190275. Retrieved December 28, 2012.