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Lions Add Former Georgia Tech Yellow Jacket

01/27/2020 6:56 AM

 The Columbus Lions bolstered their defensive secondary with the signing of former Georgia Tech signee Lynn Griffin Jr. Griffin Jr., from Trinity Christian Academy in Jacksonville, FL, was heavily recruited by Middle Tennessee State, Southern Miss and Georgia Tech. Once making his way to the Yellow Jackets, Griffin Jr. would see action in 25 games over four years compiling 22 tackles in his career. “Lynn is an all-around athlete, we are excited to see what he can do” said Lions head coach Jason Gibson. Griffin Jr. looks to help out a Columbus defense that finished middle of the pack in total defense last season (222.1 Yards/Game).
The Columbus Lions open the season Friday, April 17th at home against the defending NAL Champions the Jacksonville Sharks

ABOUT THE COLUMBUS LIONS

The Columbus Lions are members of the National Arena League (NAL). Founded in 2007, the Columbus Lions are starting their 14th season in 2020. The Lions are a 3x league champion and 13 playoff appearances in their rich history. The Lions play their home games at Hughston Field in the Columbus Civic Center. Lions Season Ticket Memberships are on sale now call (706) 322-3336 or visit columbuslions.com. Follow the Lions on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Lionsfootball/, twitter @columbuslions and instagram.com/Columbuslions.


ABOUT NATIONAL ARENA LEAGUE

The National Arena League was founded in 2016 and hosted its inaugural season in 2017 as the premier league in arena football. The National Arena League will kick off its fourth season in 2020. For more information regarding expansion opportunities or partnerships, contact Commissioner Chris Siegfried at chris@nationalarenaleague.com . For more information about the NAL visit www.nationalarenaleague.com, facebook.com/nationalarenaleauge, twitter.com/NALfootball, Instagram.com/nationalarenaleague.