St. Pius X got a huge win on Friday night beating Huntsville 35-28 in overtime. As expected, Texas…
Griffin Takes in Aggieland
"I loved the atmosphere at A&M. 78,000 fans cheering and swaying together, all for a non-conference opponent. I can only imagine what that place (Kyle Field) is like during a Big 12 game."
The 6 foot, 180 pound corner back was clocked last week with a 4.42 forty, 30 inch vertical, and a max bench of 275 pounds. Griffin recorded 10 tackles in his opener at corner back, and 2 during special teams.
Kolby is looking for a school with good academics, atmosphere, and tradition.
"I want to major in communications and broadcast journalism. The school I go to must have a good learning atmosphere and I need to be able to fit in socially", said Griffin. When asked if A&M is a place he could see himself fitting in, Kolby said, "Yes, A&M is a place I could possibly see myself one day. The fans and coaches were one of the nicest groups of people I have ever met."
So far Kolby has only received an offer from Baylor, but has a handful of schools he is interested in which include: Texas, UCLA, TCU, LSU, North Western, Duke, and Stanford.
"Im not worried about playing time because I will be 17 years old when I am a freshman. I want to go to a program that I know is going to be a winner or on the rise like A&M. I know Coach Sherman is going to turn their program around and I will be following them closely this year."
Kolby has an interesting relationship with Texas A&M's safety coach Van Malone.
"Actually, Coach Malone was the first college coach I have met. I was walking the halls in my high school one day and Coach Malone looked lost, so I helped him find the coach's office and he asked me if I played football. I told him I played corner back and after he met with my coaches he told me he would keep an eye out for me. I like Coach Malone a lot."
Kolby intends to take visits to Baylor and Texas in the future but he wants to make it back to Kyle Field this year.
"The coaches told me I have unlimited opportunities to come to games and I really want to make it back for a conference game."
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