USF Football BIO
17 Sterling Griffin
GRIFFIN'S CAREER HIGHS
2012: Started the first two games at wide receiver before suffering a knee injury at Nevada ... posted two catches for 43 yards and a TD.
2011: Played in eight games ... missed four games due to a broken foot suffered against Cincinnati ... led the team in both yards (530) and receptions (43) ... posted three receiving TDs ... averaged 66.2 yards per game ... started the game against Notre Dame registering eight catches for 75 yards ... tied career high with eight receptions for 97 yards and a TD against FAMU ... recorded 24 yards on two receptions against UTEP ... registered a career-high 109 receiving yards on five receptions at Pittsburgh ... became the 18th Bull in program history to notch a 100-yard receiving game ... totaled 63 receiving yards on five catches at UConn ... tallied 73 yards and a TD on eight receptions against Cincinnati ... returned for the West Virginia game and made three catches for 37 yards and a TD.
2010: Redshirted after suffering an ankle injury in the offseason.
2009: Played in 13 games, starting 10 ... made 14 receptions for 265 yards and two touchdowns ... averaged 18.9 yards per catch ... notched a career-long 73-yard score against Florida State ... also had a 41-yard reception against Pitt ... hauled in four receptions for 60 yards against Louisville.
MONSIGNOR PACE HIGH SCHOOL: Rated 135th best prospect at wide receiver by Scout.com ... ranked 70th best prospect at wide receiver by ESPN ... was a three-year starter at wide receiver for Miami Monsignor Pace High School ... caught 37 passes for 779 yards and nine touchdowns as a senior ... finished his junior season with 35 catches for 970 yards and 10 touchdowns ... also saw time at safety, recording 35 tackles and one interception in his high school career ... named one of the top 25 players in Miami-Dade County by the Miami Herald in 2008 ... carried a 3.7 GPA ... also lettered in track, where he finished second in the FHSAAA Championships in the 400m (48.47) ... chose USF over Mississippi, Pittsburgh, Purdue and Kansas State, among others.
PERSONAL: Born to Steve and Sheila Griffin ... has one brother - Stephon, and one sister Sheena ... majoring in communications.