6th round Ryan Griffin TE Uconn

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  1. ArlingtonTexan

    ArlingtonTexan Moderator Staff Member

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    well that is that
     
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    found this.

     
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    13. RYAN GRIFFIN | Connecticut 6057|254 lbs |5SR Londonderry, NH (Londonderry HS) 1/11/1990 (age 23) #94

    2012: (12/11) 29/484/6 PROJECTION: 5th Round
    2011: (12/7) 33/499/3 MEASUREABLES: 6057 | 254 | 33” | 9 7-8" | 78 3-4”
    2010: (13/8) 31/245/1 PRO DAY: 4.87 40-YD DASH | 1.68 10-YD | 21 REPS | 34.5” V | 9-10 BJ | 7.01 3C | 4.43 SS
    2009: (11/10) 23/272/0
    2008: Redshirted

    STRENGTHS: Passes the eye test…quick hands and length to extend, using very good focus to adjust to off-target throws…nice job locating and going up to get it to bring it down with natural ballskills…good initial quickness and route agility…aggressive blocker in the trenches, playing more disciplined, physical and mean than several OL prospects...tough as nails and gives up his body for the catch or block…managed to be productive for an inconsistent offense and spotty QB play in college.

    WEAKNESSES: Leaner-than-ideal frame and has room to add some more bulk and muscle…aggressive and tough, but lacks overpowering strength to sustain blocks long enough…more of a possession target and doesn’t consistently create enough after the catch…still developing as a route runner and plays a little tight and mechanical at times...was never overly productive in college and didn’t lead the team in catches in any of his four seasons in college…only 10 career TDs in 36 starts.

    SUMMARY: Was set to play collegiate basketball before New Hampshire and Connecticut offered him a football scholarship...lacks overpowering strength as a blocker, but stays tenacious and square to hold up in pass pro and as a run blocker, earning praise from the coaching staff for his scheme versatility…strong hands and focus to catch everything thrown his way, making smooth adjustments and lining up everywhere on the offense…reliable target w ho projects as a No. 2 TE in the NFL.
     
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    I can honestly say I like this one more than the Bonner pick
     
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    UCONN is a solid program, Texans double dipped.
     
  7. Vinny

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    Nick Scurfield ‏@NickScurfield 27s
    TE Ryan Griffin: 6-6, 261, 4.90. 4-year starter at UConn with 23+ catches every season
     
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    We'll, there's the token TE of the Texans draft.
     


  9. Vinny

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    the CBS draft profile compared him to Garrett Graham. Not that this should excite you or anything. :pop:
     
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    Looks like a good all around prospect to groom.
     
  11. Vinny

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    Garrett Graham is in the final year of his contract.
     
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    Tough crowd lol
     
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    If the trend continues, GG will grab a few touchdowns this year and be an effective enough cog in our offense for some other team to offer him a nice contract, and every 2 years we will just plug in late round TE's to take that position
     
  14. CloakNNNdagger

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    Vinny likes this.
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    Don't know where Scurfield's getting his weight. He is listed at ~220 everywhere I've seen?
     
  16. ArlingtonTexan

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    There is tulane QB in the draft around that weight, but I have not seen the TE anywhere under 255
     
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    There is a QB by the same name. Here is a site with the TE at 261 - Link
     
  18. CloakNNNdagger

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    Thanks, you guys are right. Obviously much more appropriate weight for a TE.
     
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    I accept that scenario
     
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