Lemar Griffin, a 5'8.5, 165 pound RB/WR/ATH from G.W. Jenkins HS in Lakeland has yet to pick up his first offer, but after a strong showing at the Scout.com combine in Miami, and a great spring game all that could be changing real soon.
"I'm starting to get some love thrown my way now and I like that. I've been working real hard and I'm a much better payer then I was last year."
At the Scout.com combine in Miami Griffin wasn't the biggest receiver out there, but showed tremendous quickness and hands through the drills, had some of the best testing numbers at the event, and was named to the All-Combine team. His numbers, 4.38 in the 40, 4.19 in the shuttle, and a 38 inch vertical were so good that it caused some controversy at the combine.
"Yes sir the first time I ran it they said I ran it a 4.3 flat, and they were like you got to run it again. I then ran a 4.38 two times in a row and said are we cool now?"
"We just had our spring game and I did real good. I played running back most of the game and had 16 carries for 131 yards and a touchdown. I also caught 4 passes for like 63 yards but I didn't play much in the 4th quarter. And if I didn't have the ball in my hands I was blocking out there."
Besides running the ball and catching the ball
"They wouldn't kick to me all night. They were kicking out of bounds. They were kicking to the second line. ll night I was like please kick it to me. But I did have one return for 53 yards."
Before this spring
"Things have really picked up and a lot of schools are showing me some interest now, the ones showing the most are Southern Illinois, Purdue, Wake Forrest,
"I went up to
"I don't have any offers but a lot of schools are showing interest and have said some offers could be around the corner."
"My favorites right now would be
"One of the USF coaches was at my spring game but I don't know his name. I really like USF, there right around the corner."
"I plan on going to the one day camps at Perdue, USF,
Stay with USFNation.com as we follow Lemar through the recruiting process and see what camps he attends.
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