Archie Mason Griffin (born August 21, 1954) is a former American football running back.Griffin played seven seasons in the NFL with the Cincinnati Bengals.He is college football's only two-time Heisman Trophy winner, and is considered one of the greatest college football players of all time.
A three-time All-American and All-Big Ten selection, Griffin’s many leadership activities includes creating the Archie Griffin Scholarship Fund, which benefits Ohio State’s Olympic sports programs. Griffin was the Buckeyes’ starting tailback for four years, leading Ohio State to a 40-5-1 record and four Big Ten titles between 1972 and 1975.
Archie Griffin: Pos: RB, Career: 98 G, 13 TD, 2808 Yds, 4.1 Y/A, Bengals 1976-1982, born OH 1954
- August 21, 1954
Archie Griffin. In 1974, Griffin led Ohio State to a 10-1 record and a No. 3 national ranking on his way to winning the first of two Heisman Trophies. Born in Columbus, Ohio, Griffin rushed for 1,787 yards and scored over 170 points in 11 games, including 29 touchdowns, as a senior fullback at Eastmoor High in Columbus in 1971.
Feb 21, 2016 · Archie Griffin Bio and Early Life. Archie Griffin was born on August 21, 1954, in Columbus, Ohio, the United States to Margaret and James Griffin and grew along with six brothers and sisters. He is American by his nationality and his ethnicity is African (black). Archie Griffin Highschool Career
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