2016 Kentucky Football Signee - Jordan Griffin
Jordan Griffin, Defensive Back, 6-0, 175, Fr.-HS, Jonesboro, Ga. (Jonesboro) - A four-star prospect by Rivals, which rates him as the 15th best cornerback in the nation and the 16th best prospect in talent-laden Georgia, 191st nationally ... ESPN tabs him as the 23rd corner in the nation and the 34th best player in Georgia … Ranked by 247sports as a three-star recruit, as the nation’s No. 37 cornerback and the 32nd best prospect in Georgia … Scout ranks him as a three-star prospect and the 46th best cornerback overall, third-best in Georgia … Named First-team All-State by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution ... At corner, he totaled 15 tackles and notched a pair of interceptions ... Also forced one fumble and had one fumble recovery … An excellent wide receiver as he caught 68 passes for 1,008 yards and 10 touchdowns in helped lead the Cardinals to an 11-2 overall record as a senior ... Accounted for 412 receiving yards and three touchdowns as a junior, while also intercepting one pass ... Also played basketball … Chose UK over Auburn, Clemson and Stanford.
Coach Stoops on Griffin: “Jordan is prototypical cornerback. He has the size, instincts, speed and technique we are looking for in a player. He’s a gifted athlete, a great person and we are excited about his future at Kentucky.”