Wilburn Glynn Griffing


High School Career

Culkin Academy, Culkin, MS (1955-1958)

• Four sport letterman – 13 letters in Football, Basketball, Baseball and Track

• All-State Football Team (’58)

• All-Southern Football Team (’58)

 

College Career

Ole Miss (1958-1962)

• Team Record 39-3-4

• Quarterback on National Championship Teams (’60 Football Writers; ‘62 Litkenhous)

• All-American (’62)

• All-SEC (’62)

• Quarterback two Sugar Bowls (’60, ‘62)

• Cotton Bowl (’61)

• Senior Bowl MVP (’62)

• College All Star Team (’63)

 

Professional Career (1962-1963)

• Drafted Round 4 by New York Giants, NFL (’62)

• Drafted Round 14 by Houston Oilers, AFL (’62)

• Played in 13 games for New York Giants before losing in NFL Title Game to the Chicago Bears (’63)

 

Hall of Fame Memberships

• Ole Miss Athletic Hall of Fame (1989)

• Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame (2002)

 

Did You Know?

Glynn Griffing’s 242 passing yards in the Rebels 17-13 win over Arkansas set a Sugar Bowl record in 1963.