Nathan Griffin - St. Leon, IN
East Central H.S.

Personal Information

Name:Nathan GriffinCity & State:St. Leon, IN
Linebacker / Special Teams2021 Graduate

Physical Attributes

Height:6' 2"Weight:215Bench:300Squat:410Speed:4.68/40ydVertical Leap:33"Handed:RightPositions:LB, DBAdditional Sport:TK

Athletic Accomplishments

This 2021 grad plays football at powerhouse East Central H.S., competing in strong Indiana (IHSAA) 4A play in the S.E. Indiana region. As a senior this season, Nathan has been named Team Captain by his teammates and coaches, was named to the Preseason Watch List, and also earned 4A All-State Honors. As a junior, Nathan was a full-time starter at LB (both ILB & OLB, showing his versatility and his ability to dominate in coverage) and on Special Teams, earned All-Conference Honors for the third year in a row, as well as All-County Honors. As a sophomore, Nathan was a starting LB, saw time on Special Teams, earned Honorable Mention All-Conference honors for the second consecutive season, and Honorable Mention All-County honors as well. As a freshman en-route to ECHS's IHSAA 4A State Championship and his Dearborn County Newcomer of the Year & Honorable Mention All-Conference honors, Nathan was a starting strong safety, was used on Special Teams, and was instrumental to their postseason success from his defensive back position. Nathan is WITHOUT A DOUBT a young man to keep a close eye on!

Twitter: @nate__griff
NCAA ID #: 1901409501

Senior Football
All State Team
Academic All State Team
Burlsworth Character Award
Most Valuable Defensive Back
Headhunter Award
Senior Strength and Conditioning Award Preseason Honorable Mention
Varsity Starter
Team Captain
EIAC Boys Fall Sports Athlete of the Year


Junior Football
Varsity Starter
Calling Defense Player to Watch

Sophomore Football
Varsity Starter
All-Conference Honorable Mention 
All-County Honorable Mention
Calling Defense Player to Watch

Freshman Football
Varsity starter on 4A State Championship team
Dearborn County Newcomer of the Year named by Dearborn County Register
Honorable Mention All-Conference

Freshman Track
Varsity Athlete
Regional Qualifier Pole Vault and 4x400 Relay
Newcomer of the Year Award

Athletic Statistics

Standing 6'2"-215lbs as a senior, Nathan combines his aggressive style of play with his ballhawk mentality and his ability to play multiple positions to have a BRIGHT future still ahead of himself at ECHS and beyond! See below for his impressive list of stats by year.

Broad Jump - 9' 3"
Power Clean - 250lbs

Senior Stats (To-Date, 3 Games Played)
Solo Tackles - 16
Assisted Tackles - 6
INT's - 1
Sacks - 1
TFL's - 2

Junior Stats
Solo Tackles - 35
Assisted Tackles - 18

Sophomore Stats
Solo Tackles - 25
Assisted Tackles - 20
Sacks - 2
INT's - 4 (including 1 Pick-6)
PBU's - 1

Scholastic Information

School:East Central H.S.Graduation Year:2021GPA:4.22SAT:1230(M:720CR:510CW:)ACT:28 (Math: 33)Enrollment:1,250Major:Engineering
Honors:Honors Courses, Church Youth Group Leader, FCA Leader, Dance Marathon Leadership Committee Member/Volunteer, Young Life Student Leader

High School Coach:Jake MeinersPhone:(812) 576-4811 #1193

Upcoming Schedule & Recent News

Current Offers To-Date:
Columbia University
Hanover College

Valparaiso University
Mount St. Joseph
Taylor University
Western Kentucky University (PWO)

While Nathan has already proven himself on the football field at ECHS, he is also focused on keeping his grades up to reach his top notch collegiate goals. Now a senior with multiple offers in-hand, Nathan is carrying an excellent 4.22 GPA, holds a 28 on his ACT (Math: 33), and scored 1230 on his SAT with a whopping 720 on the Math portion. For more information on this elite student-athlete, feel free to contact our corporate office staff in Texas at (210) 494-6363 anytime!

Sophomore Academic Awards
World History Award
Spanish II Award
Pre-Calculus Award

Freshman Academic Awards
Algebra II Honors Award
Honors Biology Award
Boy’s Freshman Physical Education Award

Tribe: Church Youth Group
Homecoming Prince as Freshman
Dearborn County 4-H member
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)

Youth Group Leader 2019 - present
Young Life Student Leader
FCA Leader 2019 - present
Stage crew at church 2017 - present
KIDS church helper 2016 - present
Dance Marathon Leadership Committee Member/Volunteer