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Posted on Tue, Nov 13, 2012 : 10:17 a.m.

Ypsilanti native Ryan Griffin wins SWAC Player of the Week honors at Jackson State

By AnnArbor.com Staff

Ypsilanti native and former Ypsilanti High School player Ryan Griffin took home Southwestern Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors for a standout performance in Jackson State’s win over Alabama A&M Saturday.

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Ryan Griffin

Griffin, a sophomore linebacker, recorded 10 tackles, including four solo, 1.5 tackles for loss, a forced fumble and a fumble return for a touchdown. It marked the second straight game Griffin has scored a defensive touchdown.

For the season, Griffin has 35 tackles, one sack and one interception.

Jackson State sits at 6-2 in league play, second place in the SWAC East. It takes on Alcorn State on the road Saturday.

Comments

JSURoyalty95

Tue, Nov 13, 2012 : 6:58 p.m.

PROUD ALUM OF JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY!!!! GREAT JOB!