Originally posted on Bloguin Best  |  Last updated 1/24/12

Since beginning his head coaching career, Rich Rodriguez has always been known to prefer speed over size. Guys like Pat White, Steve Slaton and Denard Robinson have played and thrived in Rich Rod’s spread option scheme. Now the head coach at Arizona, Rodriguez is looking for the next guy to bring speed to the offense and wins to his new home in the desert.

Many believe that Rodriguez has found player after receiving a commitment from a skilled, three-star receiver out of Orlando on Monday night.

Of course if it were just any other player, chances are pretty good we wouldn’t be talking about it here at Crystal Ball Run. But when the player is quite possibly more famous than the coach? Now we’re onto something.

The kid’s name is Trey Griffey, and if the name sounds familiar, that’s because his father and grandfather are both pretty famous athletes in their own right. Of course their forte wasn’t football, but instead on the baseball diamond, where Ken Griffey and his son Ken Griffey Jr. were both multiple time All-Stars, with Jr. one of the greats of his generation.

 

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