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Nash Griffin

215 lbs.
Indianapolis, Ind.
Lawrence Central HS
High School
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2020 –
Appeared in all 10 of UVA’s games … punted seven times in the season-opening win over Duke … pinned two punts inside the 20 yard line … punted four times at No. 1 Clemson with a long of 55 … averaged 46.5 yards per punt against the Tigers … completed the third-longest special teams in program history with a 26-yard pass to Nick Jackson on a fake punt against NC State … punted five times against the Wolfpack with a long of 58 yards … punted four times at Wake Forest for an average of 45 yards per punt … dropped two punts inside the 20, including one at the one-yard line against the Demon Deacons … punted five times at No. 11 Miami for a 46.2 punting average with a long of 54 … punted twice with a long of 51 against No. 15 North Carolina … punted four times against Louisville with a 42.5 average … two of his punts were pinned inside the 20-yard line against the Cardinals. 2019 – Appeared in all 14 of UVA’s games … made the first career punts of his career in the season opener at Pitt … punted four times for a 45.5 yards per punt average … also placed three of his punts inside the 20 against the Panthers … did not punt in the William & Mary game after UVA didn’t record one punt in a game for the first time since the 1989 Duke game … punted four times against Florida State with a 42.5 average, dropping one inside the 20-yard line … punted six times against Old Dominion with three ending up inside the 20-yard line … punted four times at No. 10 Notre Dame and recorded a 40.5 average, which included one punt downed at two-yard line … punted three times at Miami with two being downed inside the 20 … punted three times against Duke with a long of 47 yards and he dropped one inside the 20 … booted the nation’s longest punt (78 yards) at Louisville, tying the third-longest punt in program history … dropped four punts inside the 20 against the Cardinals … punted three times against Georgia Tech, dropping two kicks inside the 20-yard line, including one that was fair caught at the two-yard line … punted twice against Liberty, including pinning one at the one-yard line … punted six times for an average of 43.3 yards per punt in the Commonwealth Cup victory over Virginia Tech … three of his five puns in the ACC Championship game against Clemson went inside the 20-yard line … also booted a 53-yard punt against the Tigers … completed his first career pass on a fake punt against Clemson … set UVA bowl records with longest punt (70) and best punting average (48.2) in the Orange Bowl against Florida. 2018 – Appeared in all 13 of UVA’s games as the holder. 2017 – Appeared in all 13 of UVA’s games as the holder … made collegiate debut against William & Mary … rushed for three yards on a fake field goal attempt against Indiana. 2016 – Did not appear in any games.

Was a placekicker and punter at Lawrence Central High School for head coach Jed Richman … was a four-year letterwinner … an all-state kicker and punter in 2014 and 2015 … first-team All-Marion County as a junior and senior … first-team All-Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference as a junior and senior … a 2014 Kohls All-American … was a perfect 14-of-14 on field goals as a junior … placed 26 of his 50 punts his senior season inside the 20-yard line … also played basketball and soccer at Lawrence Central … named to the Indiana Coaches Soccer all-academic team … named honorable mention basketball academic all-state … son of Bob and Darcy Griffin … 2020-21 Edmund F. Garno III Endowed Football Scholarship Fund recipient … graduated with a degree in finance … working on a master’s degree in educational psychology.