NYDailyNews A person familiar with the deal says the Miami Dolphins have signed undrafted free agent receiver Trey Griffey, the son of Hall of Fame baseball player Ken Griffey Jr. The person confirmed the agreement to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday because the Dolphins had not announced the signing or contract terms. Griffey had 79 catches for 1,241 yards and six touchdowns in four seasons at Arizona. A center fielder in baseball, he was drafted in the 24th round of the 2016 draft by the Seattle Mariners but opted to stay with football. The Indianapolis Colts signed Griffey after the April draft, but he was waived-injured in June. At least five Dolphins receivers — none of them starters — have been slowed by injuries during training camp.
The Miami Dolphins have signed Trey Griffey, a 6’3 210lbs rookie wide receiver out of the University of Arizona, who happens to be the son of baseball Hall Of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. Of course Ken Griffey Jr is unquestionably one of the most athletic players ever to play Major League Baseball, with size, speed and power he was a physical specimen. Ken Griffey Jr was also a second generation professional athlete, his father Ken Griffey Sr was a three time all-star, who won two World Series championships. While hard work pays off, some athletes are just genetically gifted, and the Griffey family has the athleticism that it takes to become a professional athlete in the genes. Hopefully Trey Griffey makes some catches for the Dolphins like his father made at the wall, robbing opposing batters of home runs, a difficult skill that he was the greatest centerfielder of all-time at demonstrating: