4Q Exclusive: Rickards LB/RB Fred Griggs Signs Letter of Intent with St. Francis University (Joliet, IL)
The Rickards community added yet another reason to celebrate the success of their 2009 football season, as another senior committed to play football on the collegiate level. 4Q “BIG 11″ standout Fred Griggs signed a letter of intent with St. Francis University in Joliet, Illinois.
Surrounded by a host of classmates and teachers, Griggs spoke highly of his teammates, coaches and his family as he cited his reason for choosing St. Francis University. Griggs’ mother was all smiles as Fred wrote his name on the intent letters. She later stated that “Fred is very motivated. He works hard and he studies hard. He’s my son and he’s a good kid”.
PLAYER NAME POSITION SCHOOL COLLEGE Fred Griggs LB / RB Rickards St. Francis University
With his commitment to the University of St.Francis, Fred Griggs will join 3 other Rickards’ college commits, Brandon Denmark, Terry Johnson and Cameron Hudson. Head football coach Rudy Hubbard described Griggs as a leader and expressed his excitement about next years squad, saying that “everyone else had better watch out for us next season… it’s on!”.