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Griffin Happy To Make Impact For OSU

After not seeing the field his first two years in scarlet and gray, Adam Griffin admits he was pretty frustrated. But with a new staff urging him on, Griffin has started to earn playing time, and the son of famed Archie Griffin was the team's special teams player of the week Saturday. He's still looking for more, though.

It almost seems impossible to write a story about Adam Griffin without noting that carrying that last name in the state of Ohio is like being named "Bush" in Texas or "Kennedy" in Massachusetts. In a state as football-mad as Ohio, being related to two-time Ohio State Heisman Trophy winner Archie Griffin – let alone being his son, as Adam is – carries with it instant name recognition. Perhaps... Recommended Stories