A senior leader on the Yellow Jacket defense... one of just six scholarship seniors on the roster... could be one of the better linebackers in the ACC... coming off an outstanding season in which he began the year as a back-up and emerged as Tech's most consistent linebacker... compensates for lack of height with good speed, strong instintcts, and he enjoys contact.
One of Georgia Tech's biggest surprises and the Jackets' most consistent linebacker... played in the Chick-fil-A Bowl despite suffering a knee injury in the Nov. 20 Miami game... missed the Georgia game (Nov. 29)... emerged as a player who next season should receive all-conference consideration... Tech's fourth-leading tackler (53)... had 8.0 tackles-for-loss and 3.0 sacks... led all Tech linebackers in TFLs... started 11 games at outside linebacker... a member of many special teams... hurt his left knee early in the Miami game (Nov. 20)... tied for the team lead with six tackles at North Carolina (Nov. 8)... recorded a sack and three tackles-for-loss in the win over Florida State (Nov. 1)... had six tackles, five solo tackles and a tackle-for-loss vs. Virginia (Oct. 25)... recorded two tackles-for-loss and Tech's only sack at Clemson (Oct. 18)... was Tech's leading tackler in wins over Mississippi State and Duke... led Tech in tackles with five, 2.5 tackles-for-loss and 1.0 sacks vs. Duke (Oct. 4)... led all defenders with eight tackles, including five solo tackles and a tackle-for-loss, vs. Mississippi State (Sept. 20)... recorded five tackles, including two solo tackles, at Virginia Tech (Sept. 13)... made the most of his first career start at Boston College (Sept. 6)... recorded nine tackles, including five solo tackles, against the Eagles... had three tackles and broke up a pass in the season opener vs. Jacksonville State (Aug. 28)... looked good in the April 19 T-Day Game, making three tackles and a tackle-for-loss.
Saw action in 11 games including the Humanitarian Bowl... recorded four tackles including two solo tackles... had an assisted tackle in the season opener at Notre Dame (Sept. 1)... credited with solo tackles at Maryland (Oct. 6) and vs. Army (Oct. 20)... had one tackle in the bowl game.
Played in every game on special teams, and also saw action on defense in wins over Samford, Troy and Duke . . . Totalled 11 tackles on the season . . . Made three tackles against Duke . . . Had a tackle for loss against Samford.
Speedy linebacker who made a name for himself in the North Carolina-South Carolina Shrine Bowl all-star game . . . Three-time all-region selection . . . Totalled 156 tackles, including 103 solo hits, with 27 tackles for loss, five sacks and three interceptions as a senior . . . Set school record with 204 total tackles as a junior . . . Had 22 tackles in one game . . . Four-year letterwinner and two-time team captain for coach Reggie Kennedy at Fairfield Central High, which he led to back-to-back region titles . . . Also lettered in track . . . Wendy's High School Heisman.
Full name is Sedric D'Juan Griffin . . . Mother is Sharon LaRhonda Griffin . . . Born January 14, 1988 . . . Majoring in management.