January 19, 2010

Griffin representing Mississippi

Nick Griffin arrived on Mississippi State's campus this past Saturday with intentions of becoming a Bulldog.

The three-star running back made his decision known just hours into his official visit and was later joined by two other commitments on the weekend.

Griffin is one of the most sought after backs in the state and chose MSU over offers from Arkansas State, Southern Miss, Stanford and Vanderbilt.

"I was just ready to get it over with," Griffin said. "I feel like (Mississippi State) will compete. I want to be on a team that is competing and I want to represent my state."

The 5-foot-11, 193-pounder gave the State coaches his pledge early in the day but went public later on that afternoon.

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