Georgia Tech rushes for 314 yards in road loss at Miami
Georgia Tech's Fellowship of Christian Athletes helped build a house in Dominican Republic as part of GT Serves
Friday's scrimmage that was played as a full, four-quarter contest with officials
Notes and highlights from Saturday's scrimmage at Bobby Dodd Stadium.
2014 (Redshirt Sophomore): Saw action in 12 games after being suspended for first two games of season ... Had five tackles, including four solo ... Tallied one tackle vs. Mississippi State in Orange Bowl (Dec. 31) ... Recorded one solo tackle vs. Florida State at ACC Championship Game (Dec. 6) ... Had one tackle at Pitt (Oct. 25) ... Registered one solo tackle at Virginia Tech (Sept. 20) ... Recorded one solo tackle vs. Georgia Southern (Sept. 13).
2013 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in 12 games as back-up in secondary and member of special teams ... Recorded nine tackles ... Returned eight kickoffs for 212 yards (26.5 yards per return) ... Registered three solo tackles in first collegiate game vs. Elon (Aug. 31) ... Had two tackles at Duke (Sept. 14) ... Returned three kickoffs for 69 yards at Miami (Oct. 5) ... Had two kickoff returns for 80 yards including long of 59 yards vs. Virginia (Oct. 26).
2012 (True Freshman): Redshirted, did not play.
High School: Trinity Christian HS ... Played for coach Verlon Dorminey ... Rushed 91 times for 654 yards (7.19 yards per carry) and 11 TDs as senior ... Also had 52 tackles, one sack and one forced fumble ... Rivals three-star recruit and Florida Times-Union Super 24 selection ... Earned all-district, all-state and All-First Coast Team as senior ... Recorded 20 tackles in game as junior ... Had 13 tackles, one interception and 100 yards rushing in game as senior.
Personal: Full name is Lynn Darien Griffin Jr. ... Son of Lynn and Terri Griffin ... Born Sept. 2, 1994, in Jacksonville, Fla. ... Has one sister, Tiara ... His cousin, Shawn Jefferson, played at UCF and then in NFL with Oilers and Lions, and is now coach with Lions ... Cousin, Keith Brown, played at Miami and in NFL ... Had two uncles, Lonnie Marks and Leonard Larramore, who both played in NFL ... Once scored three touchdowns in 30-second span in Pop Warner game ... Majoring in busines administration.