Griffin Excited For Playoffs To Begin

Jonovan Griffin of McKinney (Boyd), Texas, does about everything for the Boyd Broncos as he has rushed for 1,017 yards and 12 touchdowns on 135 carries. He has thrown for 1,418 yards completing 104-of-171 passes with 10 touchdowns and just four interceptions. He has even punted once this season.

This Friday the 8-2 Broncos open up Class 5A playoff action against Richardson at Plano's Clark Stadium.

"Yes sir, I'm really excited about the playoffs and I think we have a great chance to keep going," said Griffin. "Our team is playing really good right now and coming off a big win over McKinney."

In that game Griffin, who has been clocked in the 4.4 range and is 6-0 and weighs 170 pounds, ran for 181 yards and three touchdowns on 17 carries. He threw for 133 yards and two more scores.

Griffin is an offensive dynamo who could also play wide receiver, and even though he doesn't play defense this season for Boyd is also seen as a possible cornerback at the college level.

Speaking of college, even though he verball committed in late September to UTEP that hasn't stopped a handful of schools from continuing to reach out to him in recruiting.

"I did verbally commit to UTEP and I am solid on that right now," said Griffin. "My focus for now is on winning playoff games and going as far as we can in trying to win a state championship."

An all-district selection as a junior in District 5A-8, Griffin had more than 1,200 rushing yards and 2,420 passing yards with 14 touchdowns and 8 interceptions.

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