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Watch UCF’s Shaquem Griffin’s NFL dreams come true

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If you are a fan of Shaquem Griffin like me, you might want to grab some tissue before you watch this video.

But in case you live under a rock, here is a little background on Griffin. He is linebacker from the University of Central Florida who has one hand. Griffin lost his left hand due to a birth defect that led to the amputation at age 4.

The Seattle Seahawks drafted Griffin in the 5th round, 141st overall.

This story gets even more awesome. Griffin will be joining his twin brother, Shaquill, who also plays for Seattle.

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Griffin is an inspiration to us all, but especially to this girl. The two met in 2016 during a UCF game in Houston.

No matter what Griffin’s NFL career looks like, he is already a success.

Article written by Kindsey Bernhard

Lover of dogs, sports and beer. @kindseybernhard

2 Comments for Watch UCF’s Shaquem Griffin’s NFL dreams come true



  1. CatManDo
    6:28 am April 29, 2018 Permalink

    Go Hawks!



  2. Irish son
    10:31 am April 29, 2018 Permalink

    Good for him! Hope he does great things