Griffin joins the Aztex after spending the 2009 season with the L.A. Galaxy. The 27 year old defender spent the 2007-2008 seasons with the Portland Timbers in a starting role. During his time at the Portland Timbers, Griffin played in 56 games, scoring two goals. Griffin spent his collegiate career at UCLA where he helped his team win the National Championship in 2002. He was also named an NCAA All-American in 2003.