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Inside the Headset with the AFCA

Oct 27, 2022

This week on Inside the Headset we are featuring Julian Griffin, the running backs coach at UTSA. Coach Griffin discusses his role as NFL Liaison, his recruiting approach, and the importance of having mentors in the profession.

Julian Griffin played wide receiver at ULM from 2008-2012 before becoming a coach at Texas A&M Kingsville. His coaching stops include ULM, Central Methodist, SMU, Arkansas, and is now present at UTSA as the running backs coach. Coach Griffin earned his bachelor’s degree in kinesiology and exercise fitness from ULM in 2012 and his master’s degree in education from Texas A&M-Kingsville in 2015.

2:11 What do NFL scouts look for?

4:07 Experience with PRO Days

6:29 Working with athletes outside of current discipline for NFL

9:44 What do you look for in a RB?

13:57 Who do you look to for advice?

16:01 Relationship with Coach Callaway

19:57 Playing with a target on your back

23:14 Approach when coaching an athlete

26:07 Conclusion

26:39 Social

Twitter: @Coach_Griffin_