Titans Bolster Secondary With Griffin

The Tennessee Titans bolstered their secondary by selecting University of Texas safety Michael Griffin with the 19th overall pick in the 2007 NFL Draft. Griffin, regarded by many as the draft's best strong safety, brings hard-hitting tackling skills, excellent range and quickness to the position.

The unquestioned leader in the Longhorns' secondary, Griffin played in 50 games (28 starts), totaling 368 tackles (234 solo), four sacks, 14.5 tackles for loss, 13 QB pressures, seven fumble recoveries, nine forced fumbles, eight interceptions, and 23 deflected passes.
In addition, he set a school record and ranked second in NCAA Division I-A history with eight blocked kicks.

In Nashville, Griffin is reunited with former Texas teammate Vince Young. Together, the duo helped lead the Longhorns to a victory in the 2006 Rose Bowl.

"I’m very excited to get to play with a playmaker like him," Griffin said of Young. "Hopefully we get to make plays like we did in the Rose Bowl and bring a championship to Nashville."

Story Courtesy: The Tennessee Titans

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  • by james Location: savannah,tn 38372 on May 2, 2007 at 11:27 AM
    i like what the titans did on draft day , ok, i know these guys except for griffin have no maquee next to the name , that does not mean they will be there when the last cuts are made , they could also be trade bait for better players , i don't know ,but , i think the okland raiders did not deserve the a they got from mel kiper


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