Meet the Recruit: Terps linebacker commitment Dallas Griffiths
January 21, 2012|By Matt Bracken | The Baltimore Sun
This is part of a series of 2012 Maryland football commitment Q&As leading up to Signing Day on Feb. 1. All answers are provided by the featured player.
Name: Dallas Griffiths Birthdate: July 31, 1993 Birthplace: Tallahassee, Fla. Hometown: Tallahassee, Fla. Height: 6-2 Weight: 225 Position: Linebacker Nickname: Griff High School: North Florida Christian School Senior statistics: 190 tackles
Rankings: Rivals.com -- Three-star prospect. Scout.com -- Two-star prospect. ESPN.com -- Three-star prospect, No. 30 inside linebacker, No. 120 player in Florida, 77 rating. 247Sports.com -- Two-star prospect, No. 65 inside linebacker, No. 248 player in Florida, 76 rating. Bench max: 385 Squat: 585 Clean: 405 40-yard dash: 4.48 Runner-up: Liberty Other schools considered: Central Florida, South Florida Favorite NFL player: Brian Urlacher Favorite NFL team: Dallas Cowboys Favorite all-time Terp: Vernon Davis Favorite music: Drake, George Strait, Lil Wayne Favorite book: “Brian Piccolo: A Short Season” by Jeannie Morris
Favorite movie: The Dark Knight Favorite TV show: King of Queens Favorite food: Fried pork chops Favorite high school class: Math Favorite thing about College Park: “The fan base.” Other high school sports: Used to play baseball Hobbies: Fishing, hunting, wakeboarding Intended major: Business and finance Something that not many people know about you: “I don’t really have any secrets.” Best football moment: “I stopped a game-winning two-point conversion the last second of the game against Wakulla High School my junior year.” Role model: “My brother just because I’ve seen what he’s done and what he’s gone through. He’s become a really good man. I try to model myself after him.” Why Maryland? “Because I just felt like that what’s I wanted to do. Both my dad and my brother have played DI ball, and I wanted to do so as well.”