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Everson Griffen

Everson Griffen (born December 22, 1987) is an American football defensive end for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. He was selected in the 4th round and 100 overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft after playing his college football at the University of Southern California. Griffen was the highest ranked prospect out of Arizona since Terrell Suggs, whom he idolized growing up. He has been described as “one of the rare physical freaks that come around only once in a blue moon.” Griffen attended Agua Fria High School in Avondale, Arizona, where he played as defensive lineman and running back. As a junior, he rushed for 794 yards on 142 carries for eight touchdowns, and even had 12 receptions for 168 yards and one amazing 71-yard reception where he out raced everybody for a score. On defense, he was double and triple-teamed but still managed 47 tackles, five sacks and three fumble recoveries. Following that season, Griffen attended the 2005 Arizona summer camp, where he ran a 4.46 sec 40 yard dash; an astonishing feat for a player of his size, which earned him the nickname "The Freak" and led to comparisons to Jevon Kearse. As a senior, Griffen recorded 77 tackles and

NFLer Won't Face Felony Charges

NFLer Won't Face Felony Charges

Everson Griffen -- the NFL star who was tased by police last night after allegedly assaulting a cop -- won't face felony charges over the incident, but could still face lesser charges down the… READ MORE >

NFL Player Tased After Allegedly Attacking Police

NFL Player Tased After Allegedly Attacking Police

Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen was on the wrong side of a taser today -- after the NFLer allegedly assaulted a cop in L.A. -- and it's his second arrest in three days ... TMZ has… READ MORE >

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