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SPEED DATING: David Griffin

09/15/2016 2:00 PM -

 SPEED DATING: Meet the Barnstormers
Offensive Lineman David Griffin

Welcome back to SPEED DATING where we give you a crash course introduction to each member of the 2017 Iowa Barnstormers roster!

Today we're going to introduce you to offensive lineman David Griffin.

Griffin (6-6, 312, Hawaii) joins the Iowa Barnstormers for his second season with the team and in the Indoor Football Leage (IFL). Griffin joined the Barnstormers for his rookie season in 2016, starring in 9 games. Prior to joining the IFL, Griffin was signed to the Edmonton Eskimos of the Candian Football League (CFL) where he saw action in one game.

What is Griffin's goal going into the season? Winning, obviously. "My goal going into the 2017 season is to win a championship," said Griffin. "Me and Coach Wooten were talking and he was stressing that he wants to make a run for the playoffs and win a championship, so that's the goal for this year."

We asked Griffin a few quick questions to get to know him better, check it out below:

What's your sign? Libra

Favorite Food: Chinese Food

Favorite Movie: Anything with Denzel Washington

Favorite TV Show: Martin

Favorite NFL Team: Jacksonville Jaguars

Favorite Musician: Future

What is something that's on your bucket list? "I've always wanted to try sky diving, but I think I'm too heavy to do that, but it's always been something I've wanted to try."

What is your favorite thing about playing football? "I love football. I love everything about it; being around the guys, the comradery with the team, I love everything about football."

Who inspires you? "My dad."

Where is some place you've always wanted to visit, but haven't? "Greece."

What is your greatest achievement thus far? "Never giving up on my dreams."

If you weren't playing football, what would you be doing? "I probably would have gone into law enforcement."

What do you want to tell the fans? "We're going to be a mch more dedicated team this year. We plan on getting a lot more wins."

Is there anything you want the fans to know about you? "I didn't start playing football until my last year in high school."

Season Tickets are on sale for the Iowa Barnstormers 2017 season starting as low as $80 per seat. Don't miss a minute of the action this season! For more information, call the Barnstormers at (515) 633-2255 or log on to www.theiowabarnstormers.com.

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