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Griffin Riggs
Player Profile:
Griffin Riggs 2224660
Position: DE
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 246
Year: Senior
Hometown: Auburn, Ala
High School: Auburn
Experience: 2 Letters

2017:  Played in 10 games in a reserve role at defensive end . . . Posted five tackles (2 solo/3 assist), including 1.5 tackles for loss of eight yards . . . Five tackles were recorded over four different games . . . Tallied a season-high two tackles, including 0.5 tackles for loss, against UAPB . . . Collected 1.0 tackle for loss against Coastal Carolina.

2016:  Played in 10 games on special teams and in a reserve role at defensive end . . . Finished the season with 15 tackles (7 solo, 8 assist), 3.0 tackles for loss of 12 yards and 1.0 sack of eight yards . . . Posted at least one tackle in six outing and double-figure stops in four, including a season-high four against both New Mexico State and Texas State . . . Recorded a season-high 2.0 tackles for loss against Texas State . . . Lone sack of the season also came against the Bobcats . . . A-State Athletics Director’s Honor Roll member.

2015:  Played in 13 games, receiving his first career start in the New Orleans Bowl versus Louisiana Tech . . . . Posted six tackles (1 solo/5 asst.) and 0.5 tackles for loss . . . Recorded a season-high two tackles against Missouri State and one stop in four other games.

HIGH SCHOOL:  3-star recruit by Scout, ESPN and 247Sports . . . Rated as the No. 3 and No. 102 outside linebacker in the state and nation, respectively, by Scout . . . Rated as the No. 48 overall player in the state of Alabama by 247Sports . . . Listed by ESPN as the No. 31 overall player in Alabama and No. 101 defensive end in the nation . . . Named a “Super 8 Senior” by the Opelika-Auburn News entering his senior season . . . Recorded 22 tackles, including 13 solo stops and five sacks, to go along with eight hurries and a blocked punt as a junior . . . Also recruited by schools such as Cincinnati, Appalachian State, Troy, South Alabama and Southern Mississippi.

PERSONAL:  Born Sept. 5, 1996 . . . Health Promotion major.

RIGGS’ CAREER STATISTICS

YEAR UT AT TOT TFL SACK INT PBU FF FR
2015 1 5 6 0.5-1 0.0-0 0 0 0 0
2016 7 8 15 3.0-12 1.0-8 0 0 0 0
2017 2 3 5 1.5-8 0.0-0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 10 16 26 5.0-21 1.0-8 0 0 0 0

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