Buckeyes recieve 19th recruit to class... Adam Griffin RB/DB of Desales, yes of that Griffin family. Griffin Signs With Ohio State Football Columbus native 19th to join Buckeye recruiting class COLUMBUS, Ohio ? Adam Griffin, a terrific all-around athlete from St. Francis DeSales High School in Columbus, Ohio, has signed a national letter-of-intent to attend The Ohio State University. A 5-9, 185-lb. running back, defensive back and return specialist, Griffin helped DeSales advance to the 2009 state championship game. An all-district and all-Columbus metro selection playing for Coach Ryan Wiggins? Stallions, the honor roll student is also a basketball starter at DeSales. ?Adam Griffin has a passion to be an Ohio State Buckeye,? says Coach Jim Tressel. ?He will add a great deal to our football family on the field, in the locker room and on our campus. Adam clearly understands the privilege of being an Ohio State Buckeye.? Adam is the son of Bonita and Archie Griffin; Archie, a Buckeye Hall of Famer and the only two-time winner of the Heisman Trophy, lettered from 1972-75 at Ohio State.