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Posted January 6, 2011
Two-Time Heisman Trophy Winner Archie Griffin Visits All Children's Hospital

Archie Griffin, The Ohio State Football legend and two-time winner of the prestigious Heisman Trophy, visited patients at All Children's Hospital on Wed. January 5. 

Dr. James Quintessenza shows Archie Griffin and Bruce Cassidy, Sr., Owner/President of The Concession Golf Club, equipment used in the cardiac operating room.

Griffin was in town to promote the upcoming Inaugural Archie Griffin Celebrity Golf Classic to be held February 7-8 at the Concession Golf Club in Bradenton. Proceeds from the event will benefit All Children's Hospital's Heart Center that cares for kids with congenital and acquired heart disease.

In addition to winning the Heisman Trophy, Griffin was a three-time All American in 1973, 1974 and 1975.  In 2006, Griffin was listed among the NCAA's "100 Most Influential Student-Athletes" and was appointed to the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Board of Directors.  He is currently president and CEO of the Ohio State Alumni Association.

For more information about the golf classic, please contact Denise Ellison at 727-767-4197 or denise.ellison@allkids.org