Rocko Griffin - Football - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#24 Rocko Griffin

RB

Class Junior
Height 5'9"
Weight 203
Hometown Rincon, Ga.
High School South Effingham

Student-Athlete Features
VUCommodores.com — Rocko’s Commodore Life

As a Sophomore (2021)
• 11 games played
• Led team with 511 rushing yards and four touchdowns
• Broke the 100-yard mark for the first time in career against Stanford, finishing with 107
• Scored first career rushing touchdown in 77-yard performance in win over UConn
• Finished season strong with 117 yards and a touchdown at Ole Miss and 98 yards and a touchdown at Tennessee

As a Freshman (2020)
• Eight games played
• 37 rushes for 92 yards (2.5 yards/carry), one reception for three yards
• Two tackles on special teams coverage
• Five or more carries in five contests
• Six carries against Ole Miss
• Season-high 13 carries at Mississippi State
• Season-high 25 rushing yards against No. 6 Florida

The Griffin File
• Three-star prospect by 247Sports, Rivals and ESPN
• 1,907 all-purpose yards and 17 touchdowns, 894 rushing yards and 15 rushing scores as a senior
• Led team to 2019 Georgia AAAAA state playoffs
• Averaged 24.1 yards on 21 receptions as senior
• 2019 all-region first team
• 763 yards rushing and 11 touchdowns as a junior at Calvary Day
• 29 tackles and two interceptions as junior at Calvary Day
• Second team all-region honors as a freshman running back at Calvary Day
• Standout sprinter in track
• Second in 100 meters at 2019 Georgia Class A private state championships
• Full name is William Anthony “Rocko” Griffin Jr.
• Born in Savannah, Georgia
• Son of William and Tiffany Griffin
• Five siblings: Jasmine, Minah, Krys, Munah and Marshall
• Enjoys chess, boxing and swimming
• Undeclared major

Career Highs
Carries:
13, at Mississippi State, 11/7/2020
Rushing Yards: 25, vs. Florida, 11/21/2020
Longest Rush: 15, vs. Florida, 11/21/2020