Griffith chosen as USA South Athlete of the Week

Griffith chosen as USA South Athlete of the Week

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Huntingdon football player DeAnte' Griffith was named one of the USA South Athletic Conference Athletes of the Week on Monday.

Griffith was named the Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in a 52-17 win over Brevard. 

Griffith helped lead a defensive effort that produced 4 ½ sacks, eight tackles for loss, nine quarterback hurries and two turnovers and held the Tornados to 17 points.

The sophomore defensive lineman accounted for three total tackles, including two sacks, forced a fumble and recorded three quarterback hurries.

For the season, Griffith leads the Hawks with seven quarterback hurries and is second with two sacks. He also has 2 ½ tackles for loss and 19 total tackles.

To view the entire list of USA South Athletes of the Week, click here.