For his next trick on Sunday he set the unofficial fastest 40-yard dash by linebacker - destroying the rest of the field with a time of 4.38 seconds.
It was a big weekend for Griffin, who on Saturday did 20 repetitions of 225 pounds in the bench press, using a prosthetic on his left arm to attach to the bar.
The 40 time out Griffin in rarefied air, as National Football League analyst Warren Sharp pointed out, Tweeting that Griffin is the only defensive player since 2000 to weigh in at more than 225 pounds (Griffin weigh 227) and run a sub-4.4 40.
Griffin was born with a deformed left hand which was amputated when he was 4 years old.
For what it's worth, at least one National Football League evaluator believes Griffin will be drafted at the end of the third round or early in the fourth. I think that'll get bumped up. He also earned defensive MVP honors in the Peach Bowl in January, which capped UCF's undefeated season with a win over Auburn. He was the (American Athletic) Conference player of the year two years ago. "So as soon as I heard I was at 16, I was like, 'Oh, yeah, I'm going for 20.' I was like, 'I'm going to change my fitness regimen, I've got to grind this out right here.' It felt awesome to reach that goal".
He worked out on the defensive line, at linebacker and at safety during the Senior Bowl in January.
"I hope I inspire a lot", he said. "Let's go! And I just started cranking them out". "If you want me to be a kicker or a punter, I'll just get a good stretch and I'll kick the ball, too". I couldn't believe he got the late invite here. One hand or not, Griffin is ready to make an impact immediately for any team willing to give him the chance. At the end of the day, you have to show people what you can do. He could be projected as a fifth or sixth round draft pick. "I always tell everybody, if I can inspire one, and they can inspire another and inspire a thousand later".
Wales hatching plan to nullify Sexton and Murray
Asked what advice he'd give to any young coach, Gatland said: "Do your best to deal with the media as positively as possible". It's a huge credit to him and we've always got on well and had that mutual respect even before the Lions tour.
Marino discounts impact of new map
Republicans now enjoy a 13 to 5 advantage in House seats in Pennsylvania, though the state is evenly divided politically. But Republicans really ought to think about how this will come across in the court of public opinion.
Facebook ends alternative News Feed experiment
Facebook is far from immune to tinkering with its News Feed , but its recent experiments has been deemed a complete failure. When Facebook first announced the test in October, analysts questioned the company's logic.
'Exceptionally cold' weather forecast for next week
It's as if someone opened the freezer door in North America's kitchen, and let all the cold air drain out toward the midlatitudes. Some places, particularly along exposed coastal areas, will also see blustery conditions and wintry showers of sleet and hail.
Don't fret -- BC wines unlikely to dry up here
Hubertus and Oak Bay Estate Winery in Kelowna is celebrating the end of Alberta's boycott of B.C. wine. In response to that, Notley halted all retaliatory actions against BC, including a ban on our wine.