Travis Griffith
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    Travis Griffith

    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Huffman, Texas

    High School:
    Hargrave HS

    Height / Weight:
    6-5 / 265

    Position:
    Defensive End

    Experience:
    2L

    Has made another position switch as he enters his final season as a Cougar... heads into fall camp as a backup defensive end... missed most of spring practice with a knee injury but already is at 100 percent this summer... has played linebacker, tight end and fullback while at Houston... one of the most athletic players on the team... missed all of the 2001 season with a knee injury that occurred early in fall practice... spent the entire season rehabilitating... has experienced no problems adjusting to new position... originally slated to be one of the Cougar tight ends upon his arrival on campus four seasons ago... was switched to linebacker in the spring of 2001... tough-nosed player who can mix it up with bigger offensive linemen... big-time hitter who runs well from sideline to sideline... 2003: Regular performer on the Cougar special teams? appeared in all 13 games as a reserve and made 20 tackles with 13 solo stops... racked up a season-high four tackles in both the Michigan and Army contests... 2002: Appeared in all 12 games as a member of the Cougar linebacking corps and on special teams... made eight tackles with five solo stops during the season... made a season-best two tackles?all solo stops?at Memphis... also recorded tackles against UAB, Army and East Carolina... 2001: Missed the entire season with a knee injury? 2000: Redshirted as a true freshman... High School: Played his high school football at Hargrave High School in nearby Huffman, Texas... was a First-Team, All-District selection at running back and linebacker as a senior... selected as the team?s Most Valuable Player... picked to the Houston Chronicle All-Greater Houson linebacker squad... named an Academic All-American... was a Prep Star All-Region selection... was also All-District performer in basketball and track and field... was the District Champion in the 100-meter hurdles?Personal: Born August 18, 1981, in Humble, Texas... son of Stuart and Nancy Griffith of Crosby, Texas... also recruited by Baylor, TCU and Rice... enjoys working on cars in his spare time... majoring in economics.

    Griffith's Career Defensive Statistics

    YearGUTATTTFLSacksFFFR
    2002125380000
    200313128200000
    Totals251711280000

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