Archie Mason Griffin
NAME: Archie Mason Griffin
BORN: August 21, 1954
born...Columbus, Ohio (Franklin County)
James Griffin and Margaret Monroe Griffin
graduated, Ohio State University, Industrial Relations
graduated, Ohio State University, Educational Administration
associate athletic director, OSU
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.
Initially, Griffin had planned on attending Northwestern University. Coach Woody Hayes had to convince him otherwise.