Found May 23, 2013 on Buckeye Empire:
Griffin will be in the mix in the 2013 secondary. Let me start out by simply stating the obvious: Adam Griffin is the son of the greatest living Ohio State football player, Archie Griffin. That being said, Adam is an excellent athlete in his own right. You have to be a great athlete to get a scholarship to play in Columbus Ohio. Adam is a 5’8, 183 cornerback who played his high school football Columbus DeSales High School. Adam didn’t come off the bench either, he was a starting running back, defensive back and return specialist. He started for the basketball team and also managed to make the academic honor roll, the consummate student-athlete. Adam Griffin got to Ohio State in the fall of 2010 and he was a red-shirt in the last good year of the Jim Tressel administration. In 2011 Griffin saw time as a special teams reserve, but not much more than that. After the 2012 spring game, Griffin was listed as a back up cornerback. This was the role he filled during the Undefeated Season of Purgatory. Griffin played in all 11 games, and got in on 13 tackles: 8 solo’s and five assists. His best games were against Miami (OH) where he had 2 solo tackles and against Penn State where he registered another two solo tackles and an assist. At the 2013 Ohio State LiFE Sports Spring Game in Cincinnati, Griffin was on the Scarlet roster which means he was setting up against the second team offense. Griffin had a respectable day, getting credit for 3.5 tackles ( 2 solo’s and an assist.) Looking at 2013, Adam Griffin will have a roll similar to the one he filled in 2012. He will be in the rotation but likely will not start. Bradley Roby and Doran Grant look like the starters at the corners with Armani Reeves and Cam Burrows also in the mix. 2013 for Adam will be about using every opportunity to get ready for his Senior year. He may have to be Fragel-esque in order to have a great 2014. Griffin may find himself in a place that a lot of the last Tressel recruits will find themselves in. Great seniors and players in front of them and great Freshmen coming in behind them. If he is going to be a starter for The Ohio State University, he will have to complete and earn that spot. With Burrows, Eli Apple and others coming in behind him, Adam will have to bring his ‘A’ game daily to have a shot.

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