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Don Griffin

Donald Frederick Griffin

Position: DB
Height: 6-0    Weight: 176 lbs.

Born: March 17, 1964 in Pelham, GA
High School: Mitchell Baker
College: Middle Tenn. St.
Drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the 6th round (162nd overall) of the 1986 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 57 (1086th overall since 1950)

Relatives: Brother of James Griffin

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Fine Details  · Last updated Feb 10, 2016 10:25AM
All-Time Rank: #1081. Paul Wiggin… #1082. Alfred Jenkins… #1083. Woodrow Lowe… #1084. DON GRIFFIN… #1085. Bob Breunig… #1086. Shawn Springs… #1087. Chuck Allen… 

Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty AV
1986 22 SFO PR/RCB 29 16 15 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 1.0 72 0 9
1987 23 SFO RCB 29 12 10 5 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 7 0 23 0 7
1988 24 SFO rcb 29 10 6 1.0 22 0 3
1989 25 SFO RCB 29 16 16 2 6 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 47 0 8
1990 26 SFO RCB 29 16 16 3 32 0 23 0 0 1 2 0 0 35 0 8
1991 27 SFO RCB 29 16 16 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 99 1 57 0 9
1992 28 SFO RCB 29 16 16 5 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 60 0 8
1993 29 SFO RCB 29 12 12 3 6 0 3 0 22 0 4
1994 30 CLE RCB 28 15 15 2 2 0 2 0 1 1 3 15 0 4.0 59 8 8
1995 31 CLE RCB 28 16 16 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 48 7 6
1996 32 PHI db 28 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.5 20 2 1
Career 161 139 25 51 0 23 0 3 6 12 121 1 6.5 465 17 71
8 yrs SFO 114 107 22 49 0 23 0 0 5 9 106 1 2.0 338 0 56
2 yrs CLE 31 31 3 2 0 2 0 2 1 3 15 0 4.0 107 15 14
1 yr PHI 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.5 20 2 1

Playoffs Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
1986 22 SFO RCB 1 1
1987 23 SFO RCB 1 1
1988 ❍ 24 SFO RCB 3 3
1989 ❍ 25 SFO RCB 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 1.0
1990 26 SFO RCB 2 2
1992 28 SFO RCB 2 2
1993 29 SFO RCB 2 2 1.0
1994 30 CLE RCB 2 2
1996 32 PHI DB 1 1
Career 17 17 1 0 0 0 0 2.0
7 yrs SFO 14 14 1 0 0 0 0 2.0
1 yr CLE 2 2
1 yr PHI 1 1

Kick & Punt Returns

Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1986 22 SFO PR/RCB 29 16 15 38 377 1 76 9.9 5 97 0 28 19.4 474
1987 23 SFO RCB 29 12 10 9 79 0 29 8.8 86
1988 24 SFO rcb 29 10 6 4 28 0 10 7.0 28
1989 25 SFO RCB 29 16 16 1 9 0 9 9.0 9
1990 26 SFO RCB 29 16 16 16 105 0 20 6.6 1 15 0 15 15.0 120
1992 28 SFO RCB 29 16 16 6 69 0 29 11.5 69
Career 161 139 74 667 1 76 9.0 6 112 0 28 18.7 900
8 yrs SFO 114 107 74 667 1 76 9.0 6 112 0 28 18.7 885
2 yrs CLE 31 31 15
1 yr PHI 16 1 0

Playoffs Kick & Punt Returns

Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1986 22 SFO RCB 1 1 2 11 0 7 5.5 11
Career 17 17 2 11 0 7 5.5 11
7 yrs SFO 14 14 2 11 0 7 5.5 11
1 yr CLE 2 2 0
1 yr PHI 1 1 0

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM 2PA XPM XPA FGM FGA Sfty Pts Pts/G
1986 22 SFO PR/RCB 29 16 15 1 1 6
1991 27 SFO RCB 29 16 16 1 1 6
Career 161 139 1 1 2 12
8 yrs SFO 114 107 1 1 2 12
2 yrs CLE 31 31 0
1 yr PHI 16 1 0

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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