2009: Started 12 games at right tackle, missing one start (at Syracuse) due to illness ... named the team's offensive newcomer of the year ... behind the offensive line, the Bearcats had an individual top the 100-yard plateau in eight out of 13 games overall ... UC topped 200-yards rushing on three occasions and set school records for points and touchdowns.
2008: Played in five games ... started at right tackle against Eastern Kentucky ... saw action at No. 4/4 Oklahoma, against Miami (OH) and at Marshall and Hawai'i.
2007: Rookie found the fi eld in two games at left tackle ... promising blocker ... provided depth to the roster without utilizing a redshirt.
Don Bosco Prep High School: Instrumental in the Ironmen's 12-0 record and 2006 state title run ... twice named to the all-North New Jersey Interscholastic League first team ... second-team all-county as a senior after receiving third-team all-county honors as a junior ... member of the league championship squad in each of his final three seasons ... three-year varsity letterwinner for head coach Greg Toal.
Samuel F. Griffin: Born Aug. 4, 1989 ... son of Betty Hannah-Griffin.
Academic Major: Exploratory Studies.