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Shaquill Griffin

Shaquill Griffin

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
St. Petersburg, Fla.

High School:
Lakewood

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 192

Position:
Defensive Back

11/16/2013

UCF-Temple Postgame Notes

No. 15/19 UCF 39, Temple 36

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014)
-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

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2013)
-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

HIGH SCHOOL
-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

PERSONAL
-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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