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A phenomenal athlete. Good height and weight distribution. Got pressure on most QB’s. Has experience standing up and dropping in to coverage. Good variety of pass rush moves. Has a nice initial punch on offensive linemen.
Inconsistent first step. Very lazy. More of a straight line athlete than a football player. Disappeared for long stretches of time. Production isn’t that great. Only has one full year of starting experience. Average run defender. Doesn’t look comfortable or fluid in coverage.
Griffen is a great athlete from a great football program with good measuarables and decent production and that alone makes him a top prospect. He has potential, but he thrived when he was split wide and asked to rush the passer and keep control of 1 running lane. He has a chance to be successful if he goes to a 4-3 team that plays their ends wide, or a 3-4 team that doesn’t ask him to do too much pass coverage.
One year starter at USC.
Awards and Honors
2009: 2nd team All-Pac 10.
2008: Honorable mention All-Pac 10.
Unknown major at USC.
No serious history of injuries.
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