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Justin Griffith

Justin Griffith
Oakland Raiders
Position: Fullback, Offensive Quality Control
Personal information
Date of birth: (1980-07-21) July 21, 1980
Place of birth: Magee, Mississippi
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight: 232 lb (105 kg)
Career information
College: Mississippi State
NFL draft: 2003 / Round: 4 / Pick: 121
Career history
As player:
As coach:
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2009
Rushing average: 4.4
Rushing yards: 413
Rushing TDs: 1
Receptions: 141
Receiving yards: 989
Receiving TDs: 12
Stats at NFL.com

Justin Montrel Griffith (born July 21, 1980) is an offensive quality control coach for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the fourth round of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played college football at Mississippi State.

Griffith has also played for the Oakland Raiders, Seattle Seahawks and Houston Texans.

Contents

  • Professional career 1
    • Atlanta Falcons 1.1
    • Oakland Raiders 1.2
    • Seattle Seahawks 1.3
    • Houston Texans 1.4
  • Coaching career 2
    • Seattle Seahawks 2.1
    • Oakland Raiders 2.2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Professional career

Atlanta Falcons

Griffith was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the fourth round (121st overall) of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played four seasons with the team before becoming a free agent following the 2006 season.

Oakland Raiders

After playing two seasons for the Oakland Raiders, Griffith was released on February 23, 2009.[1]

Seattle Seahawks

Griffith was signed by the Seattle Seahawks on April 27, 2009. The move reunited him with Seahawks head coach Jim Mora and offensive coordinator Greg Knapp, who were the head coach and offensive coordinator of the Atlanta Falcons during much of Griffith's time with the team.

Griffith was released on October 3, 2009, to make room for Kyle Williams who was signed off the practice squad.

Houston Texans

Griffith was signed by the Houston Texans on June 16, 2010.

Coaching career

Seattle Seahawks

He was a season-long coaching intern with the Seattle Seahawks for the 2011 season.[2]

Oakland Raiders

In February 2012, Griffith returned to the Raiders, this time as an offensive Quality Control coach.[3]

References

  1. ^ Raiders Cut Harris, Griffith Yahoo Sports, February 24, 2009
  2. ^ http://blog.seahawks.com/2011/09/14/wednesday-in-hawkville-52/
  3. ^ http://www.raiders.com/news/article-1/Raiders-Add-Seven-to-Coaching-Staff/8e1c9156-f096-474b-a32f-27923018fbd5

External links

  • Oakland Raiders bio
  • Seattle Seahawks bio
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