UCF Knight Shaquem Griffin Joins Twin Brother At Seattle Seahawks After Selected In NFL Draft
By Space Coast Daily // April 28, 2018
GRIFFIN CLOCKed IN A 4.38 40-YARD DASH
ABOVE VIDEO: Shaquem Griffin Gets Emotional Watching a Message from His Brother.
ARLINGTON, TEXAS – One of the greatest stories in college football last season now moves on to the NFL.
Former UCF Knight, Shaquem Griffin, was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the fifth round of the 2018 NFL Draft.
Shaquem Griffin will join his twin brother Shaquill Griffin in Seattle. The twin brothers played as teammates for the UCF Knights in the 2016 season.
As an amputee with one hand, Shaquem Griffin received extensive media coverage during UCF’s historic season.
Griffin is a two-time All-American Athletic Conference first team selection. He was a unanimous selection in 2017 and was the conference’s defensive player of the year in 2017. Griffin was the Defensive MVP of the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl and was also named a Second-Team All-America performer by the AFCA following the 2017 season.
In addition to the Collegiate Man of the Year Award, Griffin has also been honored as the Senior CLASS Award winner for NCAA FBS football. He also received the 2018 Rare Disease Champion Award from Uplifting Athletes.
Griffin was also named the Jason Witten Collegiate Man of the Year.
The inaugural Jason Witten Collegiate Man of the Year, presented by Albertsons and Tom Thumb, was the first college football honor to focus primarily on a player’s leadership, both on and off the field.
ABOVE VIDEO: UCF linebacker Shaquem Griffin hasn’t let living with only one hand stop him from pursuing his athletic dreams.
ABOVE VIDEO: University of Central Florida’s Shaquem Griffin clocked an eye-popping 4.38 in the 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.
ABOVE VIDEO: Shaquem Griffin’s pumped out 20 reps on the bench press with his prosthetic handat the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis..
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