Full Name: BEN GRIFFITHS
Date of Birth: 17/09/1991
Height: 200 cm
Weight: 101 kg
Debut: 29/05/2010, Round 10, Port Adelaide
Total Games: 63
Total Goals: 42
Total Games: 17
Total Goals: 20
Member of 2017 Reserves Grand Final team
Griffiths was drafted to Richmond in the 2009 AFL National Draft with pick No. 19, as a tall forward.
He made his AFL debut in Round 10 of the 2010 season and went on to play 63 senior matches for the Tigers.
He suffered a concussion in a 2016 NAB Cup match after a collision with Aaron Sandilands, and subsequently wore a helmet for the remainder of his career.
Griffiths booted 5 goals (including 3 in the last quarter) in Rd 8 2016 vs Sydney. That match was won after the siren by a Sam Lloyd goal.
Griffiths final game was the 2017 Reserves Grand Final.
He retired on 11 January 2018 (despite still having a contract til end of 2018) to accept a 4 year scholarship at the University of Southern California where he will pursue his career as a American Football punter.
Mitchum ; Eastern Ranges U/18. Joined Richmond with Richmond's second round draft selection pick 20 overall in 2009 National Draft.