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SHARKS TOP RUSHER RETURNS FOR 2011

Photo by Nick Russett
09/20/2010 1:28 PM -

The Jacksonville Sharks announce fullback, linebacker Kirby Griffin returns to the Sharks for 2011.

Griffin (6’1, 280, Cal-PA) is a dual threat in the back-field as a rookie. Rushing the ball, Griffin carried the ball 50 times for 127 net yards and 14 touchdowns. Griffin also caught seven passes out of the back-field for a total of 76 yards and one touchdown. Griffin also stopped the opposition ten times - eight solo tackles.

Griffin rejoins the Sharks after rushing for 14 touchdowns - third best amoung all fullbacks in the Arena Football League in 2010. He also placed 9th overall in total net rushing yards. Griffin, the franchise’s only player to ever start at fullback, started all 16 regular season games and the playoff game in 2010.

The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the Arena Football League (AFL). The reigning South Division Champions play all home games on Sea Best Field at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. The Sharks return to action in March of 2011 for a sophomore season. Season tickets for the 2011 season are now available. To reserve your season tickets, group tickets, or for more information please call (904) 621-0700.