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Griffin ready to tackle job of head coach


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Central graduate, longtime assistant coach excited to lead program he knows so well

2019/08/15

By Pamela Lannom

Brian Griffin knows Dickinson Field.

He played there as a member of a 2002 Red Devil football team that was undefeated until the state semifinals.

He's paced the sidelines during games in a variety of roles, including varsity linebackers coach, special teams coach and, most recently, defensive coordinator.

He's stood in the center of the huddle midfield, congratulating players after a win and consoling them after a loss.

Now Griffin, 34, is preparing for his first season as varsity head football coach.

"It was something I always kind of thought I would end up doing, but it was never the ultimate goal," he said. "The ultimate goal was always to impact kids.

"It is exciting to have a little greater influence and to be able to impact more kids ... READ FULL STORY
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