Shaquill Griffin

Shaquill  Griffin


St. Petersburg, Fla.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 192

Defensive Back


UCF-Temple Postgame Notes

No. 15/19 UCF 39, Temple 36


UCF 7, Stanford 31

UCF dropped its second game of the season, falling to Stanford 31-7.

JUNIOR (2015)
-Racked up 50 tackles with two interceptions and 13 break-ups for 15 overall passes defended in 12 games played with 11 starts (two at safety and nine at cornerback)
-Returned his two interceptions for 102 yards and a touchdown
-FIU 9/3: Totaled eight tackles with a break-up
-Stanford 9/12: Broke up two passes and had four tackles
-Finish with five tackles against Furman, Tulane and UConn
-In the UConn game, broke up three passes
-Temple 10/17: Broke up two passes and ran back an interception 81 yards for a touchdown
-Houston 10/24: Broke up a pass and had three tackles
-Cincinnati 10/31: Completed the day with seven tackles, one break-up and an interception which was returned 21 yards
-Ended the year with three tackles in each of the final three games, highlighted by two break-ups against Tulsa and one vs. USF

-Posted 17 tackles including 13 of the solo variety, and one interception on the year
-At Croke Park Classic vs. Penn State 8/30: Recorded one solo tackle
-At Missouri 9/13: Totaled four stops (three solo)
-At Houston 10/2: Posted five tackles (three solo)
-BYU 10/9: Made three total tackles
-SMU 11/22: Hauled in his first career interception in the fourth quarter
-Had a tackle vs. ECU and NC State

-Participated in eight games with a start at Temple
-Collected eight tackles and a break-up on the year
-At FIU 9/6: Notched first career solo tackle
-UConn 10/26: Totaled three tackles (two solo)
-At Temple 11/16: Made his first career start, making one assisted stop and breaking up a pass
-Rutgers 11/21: Notched one solo tackle

-Coached by Cory Moore at Lakewood, which advanced to the 2012 5A regional semifinals
-Received three stars from Rivals and ESPN
-Ranked as the No. 57 cornerback in the nation by Rivals, and No. 104 by ESPN
-Earned a spot on the 2012 class 5A all-state first team
-Named to the 2012 Tampa Bay Times All-Suncoast First Team
-Selected to the 2013 U.S. Under-19 National Team, assembled by USA Football
-Competed in the 2012 Florida Athletic Coaches Association North-South All-Star Game
-Added three interceptions with 44 tackles, 12 break-ups, three forced fumbles and scored five touchdowns for the Lakewood Spartans in 2012
-Amassed 48 tackles with three interceptions, one touchdown, four forced fumbles and eight break-ups in 2011
-Participated in the 2011 Under Armour Combine
-Member of the 7-on-7 Team Tampa undefeated and state championship squad
-Two-time selection to the all-county team
-In all, earned four letters in track and three in football as a cornerback
-While in high school, received the United States Achievement Academy Student of Excellence Award
-The mayor presented him with the On Top of Your Game Award as well as a key to the city
-With twin brother Shaquem, started their own track club in St. Petersburg
-Chose UCF over Alabama, Akron, Arkansas, Ball State, Boston College, Bowling Green, Cincinnati, FIU, Harvard, Houston, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisville, Marshall, Massachusetts, Miami, Minnesota, NC State, Princeton, South Alabama, Toledo, USF, Vanderbilt, West Virginia and Western Kentucky

-Born in St. Petersburg, Fla.
-Nickname is Quill
-Parents are Terry and Tangie Griffin, and was born a minute before twin brother Shaquem

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