29 Facts About Shaquem Griffin

1. Shaquem Griffin continued his stunning performance on Sunday's 40-yard sprint by finishing with a record-breaking 4.38 seconds.

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2. Shaquem Griffin proved his mettle in games with UCF, forcing fumbles with just one hand.

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3. Shaquem Griffin was one of the stars at last weekend's NFL scouting combine.

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4. Shaquem Griffin went from being a late invite to the combine to getting a green room invite for the NFL draft.

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5. Shaquem Griffin joked with CBS News that he might ask his brother to pretend to be him, and talk with the team that drafts him.

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6. Shaquem Griffin was picked in the fifth round of the 2018 draft.

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7. At the age of four, Shaquem Griffin had his left hand amputated.

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8. Shaquem Griffin was born with Amniotic Band Syndrome, a condition in which his left hand developed irregularly.

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9. Shaquem Griffin made it to the NFL because of his talent and athleticism, which he showed regularly on special teams throughout the season, but he used his platform to inspire, something that made his first year in the NFL much bigger than just another rookie season for a fifth-round pick.

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10. Shaquem Griffin made headlines for performing 20 reps in the bench press while wearing a prosthesis and for running the 40-yard dash in 4.38 seconds, the fastest time for a linebacker since the NFL has released official statistics.

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11. Shaquem Griffin stayed at UCF one season longer than Shaquill, as Shaquem redshirted his freshman year while Shaquill saw playing time.

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12. Shaquem Griffin was born to Terry and Tangie Griffin on July 20, 1995, less than two minutes after Shaquill.

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13. Shaquem Griffin was selected as a fifth round pick by the Seahawks on April 28, 2018, reuniting him with Shaquill.

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14. Shaquem Griffin was selected 141st overall in the fifth round of the 2018 NFL draft by the Seahawks, where his brother Shaquill plays cornerback.

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15. Shaquem Griffin is one of the best stories in football right now.

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16. Shaquem Griffin eventually made history on April 28, 2018, when he was selected in the fifth round by the Seattle Seahawks as the 141st overall pick.

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17. Shaquem Griffin was an elite linebacker during his five years at UCF and made the All-AAC first team in each of his last two seasons when he converted to linebacker from safety.

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18. Shaquem Griffin spent his first three years at UCF well down the depth chart as a secondary player.

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19. Shaquem Griffin proved just that at the 2018 NFL Combine as he benched pressed 225 pounds 20 times using a prosthetic.

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20. Seattle Seahawks linebacker Shaquem Griffin was born with amniotic band syndrome and had his left hand amputated as a child.

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21. Seattle Seahawks linebacker Shaquem Griffin meets with a group of kids from NubAbility, a non-profit for kids with limb loss to get into mainstream sports after a game against the Oakland Raiders at CenturyLink Field in Seattle on August 30, 2018.

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22. Shaquem Griffin led the Seahawks in total tackles for the entire 2018 NFL preseason with fifteen, tied with fellow linebacker Austin Calitro.

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23. On May 17, 2018, Shaquem Griffin signed a four-year deal worth $2.8 million with $300,000 guaranteed.

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24. Shaquem Griffin received extensive press and social media coverage leading up to and during the draft, as he would have been the first one-handed player drafted into the NFL if chosen.

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25. Shaquem Griffin told Ralph Warner and NFL Network in November 2017 that he planned to continue his football career in the NFL.

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26. Shaquem Griffin spent his whole college career at UCF, totaling 17 sacks and 30 tackles for a loss.

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27. Shaquem Griffin was born to Tangie and Terry Griffin on July 20, 1995, less than two minutes after Shaquill.

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28. Shaquem Griffin is inspiring millions with his story, but perhaps his most heartwarming moment came today before the Seahawks take on the Detroit Lions.

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29. Shaquem Griffin was a standout player at the University of Central Florida, who went on to.

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