Texas State athletes are heading to the National Football League
Texas State Athletes Frankie Griffin, Aaron Brewer, and Bryan London have signed undrafted free agent contracts with the National Football League (NFL).
The Green Bay Packers announced Saturday that Frankie Griffin, former Texas State linebacker, will be joining their team roster. A native of Spring, Griffin was a preseason All-Sun Belt Conference Third Team selection before playing in 11 games and starting nine contests in 2019. He recorded a season-high of 11 tackles against Louisiana and had a season-best of six solo stops against the Ragin' Cajuns and Troy. Griffin earned Honorable Mention All-Sun Belt Conference honors in 2018 after tallying 71 tackles with 33 unassisted stops. He also ranked 17th among Sun Belt Conference leaders with 8.0 tackles for loss and two sacks. He also was named an All-Sun Belt Third-Team selection after starting 12 games and ranking third on the team with 74 total tackles in 2017. He ranked ninth among Sun Belt leaders with 11.5 tackles for loss and was 20th in the Sun Belt with 4.0 sacks. He started 39 games in his Bobcat career after graduating from Klein Collins High.
On Saturday, the Tennessee Titans announced that Aaron Brewer, former Texas State offensive lineman, will be joining their team roster. A native of Dallas, Brewer earned All-Sun Belt Conference honors three times while playing all five positions and making 46 consecutive starts on Texas State's offensive line. He was named an All-Sun Belt Conference Second-Team selection after starting all 12 games at right offensive tackle in 2019. He was the highest-graded offensive lineman in the Sun Belt Conference by Pro Football Focus after surrendering three combined sacks and hits on Bobcat quarterbacks in 496 snaps in pass protection last season. He was named All-Sun Belt First Team Offense by Pro Football Focus in 2018 after starting all 12 games at center and left tackle. During his sophomore season, Brewer earned All-Sun Belt Second-Team honors after starting 12 games at three different positions. He started the first five games at center, before moving to right guard for five contests and at left tackle in the final two games.
The Los Angeles Rams announced Monday that Bryan London II, former Texas State linebacker, is joining their team roster. A native of Converse, London had a record-setting career in which he set university and Sun Belt Conference records for most tackles in a career with 459. His career total ranks among the NCAA's Top 20 career leaders. London II was named an All-Sun Belt Conference First-Team selection for the second straight season after averaging 9.8 tackles per game. He also earned All-Sun Belt Conference First-Team honors in 2018 after he led the league in tackles and solo tackles with 109 total and 53 solo stops. Named one of the nation's top 25 sophomores, London II was voted an All-Sun Belt Honorable Mention selection in 2017 after recording 91 total tackles to ranked 10th among Sun Belt leaders. London II earned his bachelor's degree in business management and received a Texas State Academic Achievement Award in 2018.