|Born:||July 31, 1969|
|High school:||Tucson (AZ) Catalina|
|NFL Draft:||1993 / Round: 5 / Pick: 138|
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Richard Pope Griffith is a former professional American football player who played tight end for seven seasons for the New England Patriots and the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Griffith was a four-year starter for the University of Arizona Wildcats. He caught 26 passes for 363 yards and two touchdowns in his college career. He was named to the All-Pac-10 team following his senior year.
Griffith was selected by New England in the fifth round of the 1993 NFL Draft.
Griffith signed with the Jaguars in January 1995 as a veteran free agent and was a member of the Jaguars inaugural team. He retired from football in 2001. His primary job as a member of the Jaguars was that of a long snapper.
Following his NFL career, Griffith took a position as the Northeast Florida area director of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He is currently the Woodmen Heights Campus Pastor at Woodmen Valley Chapel in Colorado Springs, Colorado.