Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Countdown to Kickoff: 93 Days

Who better to represent #93 on our kickoff countdown than incoming freshman defensive end, Everson Griffen. I am incapable of communicating how excited I am to see this guy in a Trojan uniform this season.

Griffen will arrive at SC with an NFL-ready body at 6'4" 265lbs. His size is only part of the total package. Griffen is described as a freak athlete with a sub 4.5 40 time. It's amazing seeing someone that big move the way he does. His superior athleticism is what allowed Griffen to succeed on both sides of the ball in high school. As a senior at Agua Fria High School, Everson accounted for 77 tackles and 16 sacks while amassing 1251 yards rushing and 22 touchdowns on offense.

Griffen will compete with Kyle Moore for immediate playing time when fall camp begins. Mark my words when I say that Griffen will eventually be a top ten NFL draft pick. Until then I will enjoy watching him celebrate over fallen Pac-10 quarterbacks and defeated offensive tackles.

1 comment:

DERF said...

Griffen is a monster. He just needs to keep up his work ethic and keep his off season conditioning and learn the Nick Holt defense. He should see plenty of playing time even with LJ and SE being on the same line.