Daniel Griffith

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  • Daniel
  • Griffith

  • Position
    Linebacker
  • Class
    r-Freshman
  • Height
    6' 0
  • Weight
    230 lbs.
  • High School/Other
    Nansemond-Suffolk Academy
  • Hometown
    Chesapeake, Va.

Updated: July 11, 2017

High School: Coached by Lew Johnston at Nansemond Suffolk Academy … Played at Western Branch High School (6A) in Chesapeake, Virginia his first three years of high school … Four-year varsity letterwinner and a two-time captain … Second-team all-state linebacker … Regional All-Freshman and Sophomore teams … Selected to the Nike All-Star Team as a senior … Ranked as the No. 45 player in the region … Played both ways at quarterback and middle linebacker as a junior … Racked up over 1,100 all-purpose yards and 18 touchdowns as a junior … Led Western Branch to two playoff appearances and a 17-3 overall record as a starting quarterback ... Played linebacker his senior year at Nansemond Suffolk Academy and accumulated 56 tackles and 8 sacks in just under 6 games played because of an injury … Led Nansemond to the state championship as a senior after collecting 15 tackles and four sacks.

Personal: Born September 13, 1997, in Norfolk, Virginia … Son of Colonel Ray Griffith, United States Marine Corps, retired and Peri Griffith … Has two older brothers, Richard Griffith and 1st Lieutenant Ben Griffith, United States Marine Corps … His grandfather, an all-conference tight end at Kansas State, served a 30-year career as a US Marine … Majoring in agribusiness.