Wow ....another kicker

By: Old Hickory Trojan

and I though USC had limited rides and something like four guys already on scholarship as kickers....Baxter must have some pull with Helton to get this guy...RICHMOND key forward Ben Griffiths has quit the AFL to pursue a career as a punter in America.

Griffiths has received a four-year scholarship at the University of Southern California.

The 26-year-old will become the third former AFL player to pursue a punting career in the US in a matter of months, joining former teammate Ben Lennon and ex-Saint Arryn Siposs. “This was a difficult decision to make, but ultimately the opportunity was too good to refuse,” Griffiths said.

“It certainly wasn’t something I had been contemplating and only arose two weeks ago.

“It was tough telling my teammates and coaches this morning but they understand and support my decision.

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