9 Adam Griffin

Adam Griffin Ohio State
Nationality
usa United States
Position
DB
Height
5'7"
Weight
178
Hometown
Columbus, OH
High School
DeSales
Past Teams
Ohio State
Seasons
2010, 2011, 2012

Post-OSU Update: Adam Griffin retired from football due to a shoulder injury prior to the 2013 season. Griffin currently works in financial services for Fidelity in the Columbus area. (updated: Nov. 2023)

Jersey #: 11 (2013), 9 (2010-12)

Major: Comnumber and Family Financial Services (2013), Undeclared (2010-11)

Weight: 183 (2013), 180 (2011), 178 (2010)

2013 Media Guide: Adam Griffin is a fourth-year junior whose hard work on and off the playing field is resulting in increased playing time and a leadership role on the team … a key member of multiple special teams, he played in all 12 games for the undefeated Buckeyes in 2012 and recorded 13 tackles … he made one of the outstanding special teams plays of the season in the third quarter against Penn State, reading a fake punt attempt and batting down a potential first-down pass on fourth-and-nine from the OSU 43 and the Buckeyes leading, 14-10 … had a career-high three tackles vs. Penn State, as well … was one of two Buckeye skill players (CB Doran Grant) to earn the Iron Buckeye Award for winter 2013 … the award is given to the student-athlete(s) who best exemplifies unquestionable physical training dedication, determination, discipline, toughness and leadership in his third year with the football
program … Griffin was a reserve on special teams during the 2011 season and played in four games … saw his first collegiate action against Penn State, making one tackle in the game.

2011 Media Guide: Fledgling safety who will get his first opportunity to contribute on the Buckeye special units.

2010: Redshirted the 2010 season.

High School: Never came off the field at DeSales High, playing as a running back, defensive back and
return specialist … helped DeSales advance to the 2009 state championship game … all-district and all-Columbus metro selection playing for Coach Ryan Wiggins’ Stallions … also a basketball starter … honor roll student.

Personal: Son of Bonita and Archie Griffin … dad Archie, a Buckeye Hall of Famer and the only two-time winner of the Heisman Trophy, lettered from 1972-75 at Ohio State .

Defense

SeasonTeamGGSTklSoloAsstTFLTFL YdsSacksSack YdsFFFRIntInt YdsPBUBlkDef TD
2011Ohio State1011000000000000
2012Ohio State120138500000000100
Total-130149500000000100