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