I don't see it as a handicap and I have never looked at it that way, said Shaquem. Although his brother Shaquem played linebacker, it sounds like he could be used in a hybrid role to take advantage of his positional flexibility.
Griffin has gained attention at the NFL Combine in March when he ran the quickest 40-yard dash for a linebacker since 2003. I'm not anxious about where I go, what time I get picked or what team picks me, as long as I get a chance to get to a practice, I'm going to show everybody what I can really do'.
Griffin was an exemplary student-athlete, a role model, an inspirational leader, the American Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year as a junior and the Peach Bowl Defensive MVP as a senior. Personnel evaluators who spoke with Yahoo Sports said he'll likely start his career on special teams, as well as a backup role in sub-packages at his linebacker spot. "This is a great experience, just to be here right now with my family", Griffin told the NFL Network's Scott Hanson, who served as the final-day stage host.
"It's just so much".
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"In the National Football League, particularly at linebacker, great tackling technique is expected", says Nansen. "It definitely was a tough three days". "So every day I made sure to mention my brother about something, even if it was just, "Hey man, my brother got a good workout in, his backpedal is looking smooth every day". "Magical stuff started happening".
Griffin starred at college level. Shaquill picked up Shaquem's - who was in the bathroom - cellphone and immediately recognized the Seattle area code.
Griffin was waiting patiently in the green room through the first two days of the draft.
Griffin had an excellent rookie season for the Seahawks previous year, starting 11 games at left corner and posting a Pro Football Focus rating of 77.2. The excitement, it's insane because you're around so many great guys in that setting and you're in the green room and you're moving around and seeing how the anxiety is building up. "He is as fast as you can get as a linebacker", Carroll said. "I'm going to contribute the best way possible". It's not like I know the family or anything.