Jeramie Griffin will battle for playing time in the Alabama backfield in 2010 ... missed the 2009 season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his knee during fall camp ... has played in two career games with six career rushes for 29 yards and one reception for nine yards ... had a strong spring practice in 2009, and looked strong in 2010 spring drills, just eight months off of surgery.
2009 (SOPHOMORE): He missed all of the 2009 season after suffering a torn ACL in preseason practice.
2008 (FRESHMAN): Griffin saw action in a reserve role as a redshirt freshman in 2008 ... carried the ball six times for 29 yards and caught one pass for nine yards ... carried the ball on four straight plays in the fourth quarter against the Bulldogs, picking up 19 yards and converting one first down ... the next play he caught a nine-yard pass out of the backfield from Greg McElroy for another UA first down ... rushed for eight yards on the game's final play ... had one carry for two yards vs. Auburn.
2007 (REDSHIRT): He redshirted his initial season with the Crimson Tide.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Griffin was rated as the No. 3 fullback by Scout.com ... ranked as the No. 4 fullback by Rivals.com ... ranked No. 9 in the Rivals.com Mississippi Top 25 ... first-team All-State as a senior by the Clarion-Ledger ... Mississippi Coaches Association first team All-State selection as a junior ... Orlando Sentinel 2006 All-Southern football team ... finalist for Mississippi's Mr. Football award in 2006 ... led South Panola to its fourth straight state championship with a 28-21 win over Meridian ... team owned the state record with 60 consecutive wins ... rushed for 1,288 yards and 19 touchdowns as a senior ... tallied 123 carries for 1,117 yards and 14 touchdowns ... led his team to the state title and No. 6 ranking in the USA Today Super 25 in 2005 ... coached by Ricky Woods.