Draft Scout Snapshot:DS Rating on 9-1-10: #24 RB, #334/750 Overall, 2009: At Northeastern (2007-2009)...Ran for 1,009 yards on 207 carries with five touchdowns, while catching 25 passes for 178 yards during the 2009 campaign ... Was named First Team All-CAA, Northeastern's Most Valuable Player and Most Improved Player ... Was named to the 2009 New England Football Writers Football Championship Subdivision All-Star team ...2008: Played in 10 games as a backup tailback ... Rushed for 207 yards and two touchdowns on the year ...2007: Appeared in nine games as a true freshman ... Caught three passes for 18 yards ... Had one kick return on the season and returned it 23 yards at Rhode Island ... Was a top sprinter and long jumper on the track & field team.
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12/31/12 - RB John Griffin was signed by the Jets off their practice squad on Friday and was active for the Jets' 28-9 loss Sunday, though he didn't record a touch. Griffin, who played collegiately at Northeastern and Massachusetts, was waived by the Jets Aug. 8 before he was re-signed to the practice squad Nov. 5.
12/28/12 - RB John Griffin was signed to the New York Jets' active roster. Originally signed by the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted rookie out of Massachusetts in 2011, he was signed by the Jets to a futures contract in January and.
Griffin failed to make the opening day roster, but joined the Jets' practice squad on Nov. 5.
11/05/12 - RB John Griffin was signed by the Jets to their practice squad on Monday. Griffin spent time with the Jets in training camp this season but was waived on Aug. 8. He also spent all of the 2011 preseason with the Bengals, who signed him as an undrafted free agent out of Massachusetts. Griffin had 843 yards rushing and five touchdowns during his senior season at UMass in 2010.
08/08/12 - RB John Griffin was waived/injured by the Jets Wednesday. He will be placed on reserve/injured Thursday if he clears waivers.