Michael Giffin

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Michael Giffin
No. 21     Montreal Alouettes
Date of birth (1984-01-24) January 24, 1984 (age 33)
Place of birth Kingston, Ontario
Career information
Status Retired
CFL status National
Position(s) RB
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 220 lb (100 kg)
University Queen's
CFL draft 2008 / Round: 3rd / Pick: 17th
Drafted by Hamilton
Career history
As player
20092011 Montreal Alouettes
Career highlights and awards

Grey Cup champion - 2009, 2010,

Special Teams MVP - 2010
Career stats

Michael Giffin (born January 24, 1984 in Kingston, Ontario) is a retired professional Canadian football running back who most recently played for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. He was signed as a free agent by the Alouettes, originally late in 2008. He played his CIS football for the Queen's Golden Gaels. While at Queen's University, he was chosen a first-team All-Canadian in 2007 and 2008, He was a runner-up for the Hec Crighton Trophy as the top football in the country. He became the first Queen's player to rush for more than 1,000 yards in a single season in school history. Giffin finished his Queen's career as the school's all-time leading rusher.

On May 10, 2012, Giffin announced his retirement.[1]