TAMU commit Griffin focused on future 

January, 21, 2013
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ROSENBERG, Texas -- The first time Rosenberg (Texas) Terry basketball coach Michael Jackson saw Derrick Griffin, there were several things that went through his mind.

At the time, Griffin was an eighth grader, but his skills and athleticism were apparent. Though he was a football star, Griffin was also a basketball star and remains a dual-sport standout to this day -- a receiver for Terry's football team and forward for the basketball team, showing at times the ability to be dominant at both.

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