The team will play its final home game of the season on November 28th against Colorado State.
Pearson put Air Force (4-1) ahead for good on a 3-yard TD pass to Garrett Griffin in the third quarter.
Football vs. San Diego State; photos by Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports
Air Force takes on Navy
Utah State @ Air Force
2014 – Played in 12 games, starting 10 … third on the team in receiving with 16 catches for 307 yards ... second on team with four touchdowns receiving ... two catches for 80 yards, including a career-long 74-yard touchdown, at SDSU ... the 74-yard catch is the 11th-longest in AFA history ... two catches for 56 yards and career-high two touchdowns at Army ... named collegefootballperformance.com honorable mention tight end of the week vs. Army ... career highs of four catches and 59 yards at Utah State ... two catches for 51 yards and a touchdown vs. Navy ... also had a then-career-long catch of 48 yards ... named collegefootballperformanceawards.com national tight end of the week vs. Navy.
2013 – Played in 12 games ... fourth on the team in receiving with 13 catches for 163 yards ... career highs in every receiving category at New Mexico with four catches for 56 yards and his first-career touchdown ... two catches for 28 yards vs. Army ... started for the first time in his career in opener vs. Colgate, recording a team-high-tying two catches for 25 yards with a long of 18 ... one carry for 25 yards vs. Wyoming ... team-best-tying two catches for 13 yards at Navy ... led the team with two catches for 37 yards vs. San Diego State, including a season-long 32 yard reception.
2012 – Played in 12 games … missed the Michigan game … was not credited with any statistics.
High School – Lettered four years each in football, track and basketball … earned all-league honors all four years in football … earned honors for special teams, running back and linebacker … all-state selection two years … all-state top 11 players award as a senior … helped his team to the 4A state championship in 2010 … named all-league selection three years in basketball … was a two-time state champion in the javelin in track … also qualified for state in the 110 high hurdles … helped his track team to the 4A state championship in 2011 … member of the National Honor Society … high school football coach was his father, Gary.
Personal – Son of Gary and Lori Griffin … has an older sister … majoring in management … member of cadet squadron 33 … hobbies include playing video games, golfing and spending time with friends … would like to work in athletics someday … member of the dean’s list … was on the cadet leadership team for survival training last summer … was also the athletic officer for Basic Cadet Training last summer … completed Operation Air Force in the summer of 2014 … also worked in the cadet cadre for Basic Cadet Training that summer … completed survival training and a course in chemistry during summer academics in the summer of 2013 ... lettered on the Academy track team in the spring of 2013 and was named all-Mountain West in the javelin.
Griffin's Career Statistics