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Corey Griffin
Corey  Griffin
Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Tyrone, Ga.

High School:
Sandy Creek

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 199

Position:
DB


10/16/2017

#TGW: Down But Not Out

Jackets' hearts broken but still beating after Georgia Tech football's one-point loss at Miami

09/20/2017

#TGW: Tech Puts Prior Pitt Games in Rearview Mirror

Georgia Tech football looks to avenge last-minute defeats at the hands of the Panthers

08/27/2017

GT Football Notebook: Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game Reminders

Also: Griffin named to Senior Bowl watch list, Jones honored before his first ESPN game

08/24/2017

#TGW: Tech Defenders Beginning to See Orange

Georgia Tech football's defense is honing in on Tennessee with Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game just 11 days away

08/10/2017

2017 Summer Internships Recap

87 Georgia Tech student-athletes participated in internships this summer

10/21/2017

Georgia Tech vs. Wake Forest (photos by Danny Karnik and Austin Foote)

Georgia Tech football takes on Wake Forest on October 21st, 2017.

09/30/2017

Georgia Tech vs. North Carolina (Photos by Danny Karnik, Austin Foote, and Karl L. Moore)

Georgia Tech football defeated North Carolina, 33-7, on September 30th, 2017 at Bobby Dodd Stadium.

09/04/2017

Georgia Tech vs. Tennessee (USATSI)

The Yellow Jackets open 2017 on Labor Day against the Volunteers in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Classic.

10/29/2016

USATSI Gallery - Duke @ Georgia Tech

USATSI Gallery - Duke @ Georgia Tech

09/03/2016

Georgia Tech 17, Boston College 14 (USATSI)

The Yellow Jackets open the 2016 season with a win in Ireland against an ACC rival.

2016 (Redshirt Junior): Started all 13 games at strong safety ... Led Georgia Tech and ranked 28th in the ACC with 82 total tackles ... 62 solo stops were also a team high ... Tied for third on the team with two interceptions ... Ranked third on the squad with five tackles for loss ... Tied for second on the team with three total takeaways (two interceptions, one fumble recovery) ... Had at least six tackles in 9-of-13 games ... Opened the season with six tackles and a key interception in win over Boston College (Sept. 3) ... Notched nine tackles against No. 5 Clemson (Sept. 22) ... Turned in a career performance with 10 tackles, three tackles for loss and a sack against Georgia Southern (Oct. 15) ... Three tackles for loss and sack versus Georgia Southern were career firsts ... Set a new career high for the second time in three games when he made 12 tackles at North Carolina (Nov. 5) ... Tallied nine stops, including one for loss, in win at No. 18 Virginia Tech (Nov. 12) ... Returned an interception 33 yards to set up a field goal in win over Virginia (Nov. 19) ... Closed the regular season with six tackles in 28-27 win at Georgia (Nov. 26) ... Notched three solo stops in TaxSlayer Bowl victory over Kentucky (Dec. 31).

2015 (Redshirt Sophomore): Played in 11 games with one start ... Finished season with 21 tackles ... Recorded career- and team-high six tackles (five solo) vs. Alcorn State (Sept. 3) ... Did not record any stats vs. Tulane (Sept. 12), Duke (Sept. 26), and North Carolina (Oct. 3) ... Did not play at Notre Dame (Sept. 19) ... Tied career high with six tackles at Clemson (Oct. 10) ... Tied career high with six tackles vs. Pitt (Oct. 17) - all solo stops ... Added one tackle vs. Florida State (Oct. 24).

2014 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in all 14 games, making one start ... Had 15 tackles, including 11 solo, one interception and broke up two passes ... Made three tackles in Tech’s Orange Bowl win over Mississippi State on New Year’s Eve ... Recorded three tackles vs. Florida State in ACC Championship Game (Dec. 6) ... Tallied one solo tackle at Georgia (Nov. 29) ... Saw action at NC State (Nov. 8) ... Made first-career start vs. Virginia (Nov. 1) ... Notched one solo tackle at Pitt (Oct. 25) ... Registered one solo tackle at North Carolina (Oct. 18) ... Had one solo tackle vs. Duke (Oct. 11) ... Saw action vs. Miami (Oct. 4) ... Had career-high four tackles, one pass breakup and first career interception at Virginia Tech (Sept. 20) ... Recorded first tackle of career vs. Georgia Southern (Sept. 13) ... Broke up pass at Tulane (Sept. 6) ... Saw action against Wofford (Aug. 30).

2013 (True Freshman): Redshirted.

High School: Sandy Creek H.S., 2013 ... During his four-year high school career, Sandy Creek went a combined 56-2 and won two 4A state championships (2010 and 2012) with perfect 15-0 records ... First-team all-state selection as a safety ... Finished senior season with 71 tackles, an interception and eight pass breakups ... Two-star recruit, according to Rivals.com and Scout.com ... Was clocked at 4.5 in 40-yard dash ... Among long line of Sandy Creek players, including Calvin Johnson, to play at Georgia Tech.

Personal: Son of Corey and Magesha Griffin ... Graduated from Georgia Tech in May 2017 with bachelor’s degree in business administration ... One of three current Georgia Tech football student-athletes that already holds a bachelor’s degree (joining J.J. Green and Matthew Jordan).



CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 12 at No. 18/17 North Carolina, Nov. 5, 2016
Solo Tackles: 10 vs. Georgia Southern, Oct. 15, 2016
Tackles for Loss: 3.0 vs. Georgia Southern, Oct. 15, 2016
Sacks: 1.0 vs. Georgia Southern, Oct. 15, 2016
Pass Breakups: 2 vs. Kentucky, Dec. 31, 2016
Interceptions: 1, four times - last vs. Wake Forest, Oct. 21, 2017
Fumble Recoveries: 1 vs. Duke, Oct. 29, 2016