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Shaquem Griffin picked by Seattle Seahawks in NFL Draft

Shaquem Griffin picked by Seattle Seahawks in NFL Draft

With outside/weak side linebacker K.J Wright and one of the most dominant middle linebackers in the league, Bobby Wagner, Shaquem has great players to learn from in the backer position.

Shaquem Griffin is finally reunited with his twin brother, Shaquill Griffin. "Okay, you'll do for me".

Is it possible that Seahawks" coach Pete Carroll's "draft clues' were foreshadowing for the emotional moment? Needless to say, he has the tools to play at the pro level, he just needs to sharpen some of the tools. You'd be hard-pressed to find someone rooting against him to succeed. I'm going to learn as fast as possible. The game film proves that the UCF linebacker is an absolutely dynamic pass rusher that has loads of speed and really good strength.

'I want to show the entire world, no matter (if you have) one hand, two hands, if you're a ball player, you just play ball'.

Griffin was an exemplary student-athlete, a role model, an inspirational leader, the American Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year as a junior and the Peach Bowl Defensive MVP as a senior.

Shaquem impressed teams at last month's NFL Scouting Combine where he bench pressed 225 pounds 20 times with a prosthetic hand. Personnel evaluators who spoke with Yahoo Sports said he'll likely start his career on special teams, as well as a backup role in sub-packages at his linebacker spot.

Lamar Jackson Has a Very BOLD Prediction For Ravens Fans
Olympic wrestling team, did not receive a single scholarship offer to play football at any level coming out of high school . Brown got away with a lack of athleticism in college, holding up well in pass protection. "I'm a dynamic player as well".

"It's just so much". "It definitely was a tough three days".

Griffin said all he has ever asked for is a chance to show what he can do.

Griffin's motto "Against All Odds" continues to inspire people, including two Floridians who recently met their role model. Seattle general manager John Schneider said there was no extra pressure felt to draft Shaquem with his brother already on the roster.

Upon processing all this, the Griffin family reacted about as you would expect. He chose to spend the last day with his family at a nearby hotel watching.

The Seahawks made Shaquem Griffin the No. 141 pick of the NFL Draft (courtesy of the Seatle Times).

"It was up and down". Most believe that he will be drafted but some think he might have to wait until sometime on Saturday to hear his name called.

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