Biography: Former running back who started the past two seasons at cornerback. Senior totals included 49 tackles/3 interceptions/2 pass breakups after he had 51/1/3 as a junior.
Positives: Athletic prospect still getting accustomed to his new position. Tough defending the run, quick up the field and wraps up when tackling. Flashes skill in zone coverage. Fights hard to defend passes and mixes it up with receivers.
Negatives: Prefers to side shuffle down the field rather than backpedal. Lacks top-end speed and trails receivers down the field. Does not do a good job getting his head back around or positioning himself against opponents to make plays on the ball.
Analysis: Griffin is raw in his defensive back skills yet has shown enough flashes the past two seasons to be stashed on a practice squad with the hopes of future development.
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