What makes Griffin such a fascinating and inspiring story is obvious, he's blowing away scouts at the combine and is doing so with only one hand.
He was born with a deformed left hand that was amputated when he was four years old.
Somehow, UFC linebacker Shaquem Griffin did not get an invite to the NFLCombine until after the Senior Bowl. Check him out on the bench and see for yourself. "I think I beat that by a lot".
Told one general manager said he'd be impressed if the linebacker even did five reps, Griffin scoffed. Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson tweeted. I got a few interceptions against some slots (two in college). He was really good on tape.
Stunning doesn't begin to describe what we're seeing from Griffin, who has completely captivated the the pro football world.
Griffin clipped his prosthetic hand onto the bar, then leaned back. Last year, he was a first-team all-conference selection after registering seven more sacks and 13½ tackles for losses, and helping lead the Knights to a 13-0 record and a No. 6 national ranking. "I didn't know I had it in me". I want to show National Football League teams that, whatever you need help at, I'm the player.
Griffin is attempting to answer that question resoundingly in the affirmative. At the end of the day, you have to show people what you can do.
"Unbelievable! Can't no one stop what God has for you!"
"If I can inspire one, and they can inspire another and (soon we'll) inspire a thousand".
If the rest of his combine goes as well as Saturday's bench press, though, that projection could change by the beginning of next week.
The race is commemorated with a bronze statue of Bannister and Landy at the gate of the Pacific National Exhibition in Vancouver. Bannister died on Saturday at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, the same hospital he trained at as a medical student.
The visiting dignitary will also attend a Vietnam-India Business Forum and the opening ceremony of the Vietnam Days in India 2018. The round of agreements was signed during the visit to this capital by Vietnamese President, Tran Dai Quang .
Although soldiers and police officers are reported to be among the wounded no civilian casualties have been so far been reported. The statement expressed the deep condolences of the UAE to the families of victims and wished quick recovery to those injured.
French foreign minister is scheduled to visit Iran next Monday to hold talks with senior Iranian officials. Le Drian's trip was scheduled to take place in January 2018 but it was postponed for some reasons.
Whichever way it gets spun, the departure of Hicks will quite understandably be a blow to a man who values fealty above all else. She did not say what her next job would be, and her departure date was unclear, but it is likely to be in the next few weeks.
However, Netanyahu denies any wrongdoing and charges the allegations are part of a witch-hunt by the media and "the left". Police recommended last month that Mr Netanyahu be indicted in two other corruption investigations.
Using her party's Twitter account Sunday, Merkel said "I look forward to working with the SPD again for the good of our country". Merkel has shared power with the SPD in two of her previous three terms in office, from 2005-2009, and from 2013 until now.
Defeat on the south coast leaves Arsenal languishing in sixth spot in the Premier League table, 13 points adrift of the top four. Arsene Wenger opted for a change after 75 minutes as former Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck replaced Alex Iwobi.
They failed to close the gap on the La Liga leaders though as Gerardo Moreno's 93rd-minute strike earned Espanyol a surprise win. The Catalan club was coming off a 6-1 loss against Barcelona at Camp Nou Stadium.
Nassar was sentenced in January and February in two separate hearings to 40 to 175 years and 40 to 125 years in prison. Despite having the power, authority and mandate to discipline Nassar, there was never any intervention by the U.S.
Student caught with loaded gun at Coweta school
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White House Denies Report McMaster Will Soon Be Ousted
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Kim Kardashian Shares The First Pictures of Baby Chicago
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Ronda Rousey Angle Teased For Monday's WWE Raw
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Rodney Hood to start for JR Smith Thursday vs. 76ers
DeMarre Carroll scored 22 points, Allen Crabbe had 20, and D'Angelo Russell and Jarrett Allen had 15 points apiece for Brooklyn. The win improves the 76ers record to 33-27, which is now good enough to own the No. 6 seed in the Eastern Conference.