Archie Mason Griffin was born on August 21,1954 and is a former American football running back.
21 Facts About Archie Griffin
Archie Griffin played seven seasons in the National Football League with the Cincinnati Bengals.
In 1996, Archie Griffin was inducted into the High School Hall of Fame.
When he won a starting position his freshman year, many sophomores were disappointed because Archie Griffin took their spot.
In 1972, Archie Griffin was a T-formation halfback, and from 1973 through 1975, he was the team's I-formation tailback.
Archie Griffin had 6,559 all-purpose yards and scored 26 touchdowns.
Archie Griffin is one of only two players in collegiate football history to start four Rose Bowl games, the other being Brian Cushing.
Archie Griffin's only carry in his first game had resulted in a fumble.
Archie Griffin broke his own record as a sophomore with 246 rushing yards in a game against the Iowa Hawkeyes.
Archie Griffin finished fifth in the Heisman vote in his sophomore year and won the award as a junior and senior.
Archie Griffin is the only NCAA football player to date to win the award twice.
Archie Griffin is one of four players to win the Chicago Tribune Silver Football, the Big 10's Most Valuable Player Award, twice.
Archie Griffin was inducted into the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame in 1990.
On January 1,2014, Archie Griffin was named the All-Century Player of the Rose Bowl Game during the celebration of the 100th Rose Bowl Game and participated in the Rose Parade.
Archie Griffin played 7 seasons in the NFL, all with the Bengals.
Archie Griffin was joined in the backfield by his college fullback teammate Pete Johnson, who was drafted by the Bengals in 1977, and his brother, Ohio State defensive back Ray Griffin, who was drafted by the team in 1978.
Archie Griffin played in Super Bowl XVI with the Bengals after the 1981 season.
Archie Griffin is the former President and CEO of the Ohio State University Alumni Association.
Archie Griffin is the current spokesman for the Wendy's High School Heisman award program.
Archie Griffin serves on the Board of Directors for Motorists Insurance which has offices in downtown Columbus, Abercrombie and Fitch, and the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame, based in Irving, Texas.
Archie Griffin's brothers are named Jimmy, Larry, Daryle, Duncan, Raymond, and Keith who played in the NFL.