David Griggs (American football)

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David Griggs
Date of birth: (1967-02-05)February 5, 1967
Place of birth: Camden, New Jersey
Date of death: June 19, 1995(1995-06-19) (aged 28)
Place of death: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Career information
Position(s): Linebacker
College: Virginia
NFL Draft: 1989 / Round: 7 / Pick: 186
(By the New Orleans Saints)
Organizations
As player:
1989-1993
1994
Miami Dolphins
San Diego Chargers
Career stats
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

David Griggs (February 5, 1967 in Camden, New Jersey – June 19, 1995 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida) was a linebacker in the National Football League for six seasons, compiling 14.5 sacks, 1 interception, and four fumble recoveries. He started in Super Bowl XXIX for the San Diego Chargers. Griggs attended the University of Virginia. He attended and played football for Pennsauken High School in Pennsauken, New Jersey. He died in 1995 when his speeding car slid off an expressway ramp and slammed into a large sign pole.

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