Archie Mason Griffin

NAME: Archie Mason Griffin

BORN: August 21, 1954

COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS:

born...Columbus, Ohio (Franklin County)

PARENTS:

James Griffin and Margaret Monroe Griffin

EDUCATION:

graduated, Ohio State University, Industrial Relations
graduated, Ohio State University, Educational Administration

OCCUPATION:

football player
associate athletic director, OSU

FAST FACTS:

Griffin was a star OSU halfback who won two Heisman Trophies in 1974 and 1975. During his college career, he gained 5,177 total yards. As a professional athlete, he spent eight years with the NFL Cincinnati Bengals.

Curious Fact:

Initially, Griffin had planned on attending Northwestern University. Coach Woody Hayes had to convince him otherwise.