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3 Xavier Griffin

Missed the 2015 season after breaking his arm prior to the season … Expectations were high for the receiver before the 2015 season and therefore his return makes the Aggies receiving corps even stronger …Returned during the spring of 2016 and posted 30 ½ inch vertical and benched pressed 280 pounds … In the spring of 2015 he ran a 4.6 in the 40-yard dash … Had an excellent 2014 spring practice and caught a 36-yard touchdown pass from Kwashaun Quick in the game… Originally committed to N.C. State before signing with A&T a year later after attending Fork Union Prep… For his career, he has made 18 receptions for 342 yards and two touchdowns for an average of 19 yards per catch …Has four catches of 30 yards or more in his career.

2015 Season: Missed the season because of injury …

2014 Season: Played in 12 games with six starts…Made 13 receptions for 225 yards and two touchdowns…Averaged 17.3 yards per catch…Made his first career touchdown receptions on Sept. 20 at home against Chowan when he caught a 55-yard touchdown bomb from Kwashaun Quick in a 59-0 win for A&T…Had a big game against Morgan State on Nov. 8…Made three receptions for 76 yards and a touchdown in the 45-0 A&T win…In the game, caught a 26-yard touchdown pass from Quick and also had a 42-yard reception…Also had a 35-yard reception in a 41-14 win at Savannah State on Nov. 15.

2013 Season: Played in eight games without a start…Made five receptions for 117 yards as he averaged an impressive 23.4 yards per reception…Led the Aggies in receiving in each of the season’s final two games…Had his breakout game in a 41-14 win over Savannah State on Nov. 16…Made three receptions in the game for 94 yards, including a 57-yard reception from Lewis Kindle that led to a 2-yard Dominique Drake touchdown that gave the Aggies a 7-0 lead…His 13-yard reception led to another first-quarter touchdown and he had a 24-yard reception in the fourth quarter that eventually led to a missed field goal attempt by Cody Jones…Followed up his Savannah State performance with a team-leading two receptions for 23 yards against N.C. Central on Nov. 23.

High School: Originally committed to N.C. State out of high school ... Made 30 receptions for 645 yards and eight touchdowns his junior year at New Castle High School...Was ranked among the Top-5 players in Delaware as a senior in high school...Was named first-team All-State in Delaware. 

Personal: Full name is Xavier Griffin...He is the son of Craig Griffin and Michele Wickham...Was born on March 26, 1994...Majors in sports science and fitness management

Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 205
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: New Castle, Del.
High School: Fork Union Prep
Major: Sports Science
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