The son of Ken Griffey Jr. is now an NFL player.
Free agent receiver Trey Griffey was signed by the Colts on Sunday, ESPN.com reported. The Colts didn't pick any players during the NFL Draft this weekend at receiver, so they likely want Griffey to back up T.Y. Hilton, Donte Moncrief and Phillip Dorsett.
Griffey, who played at Arizona, recorded 382 yards and two touchdowns last season.
Interestingly, he was picked by the Mariners during the 2016 amateur draft and sported his father's old number. However, he said football is his passion and that he didn't want to pursue baseball anymore.
Ken Griffey Jr. spent more than 20 years in the league and was inducted into Hall of Fame in 2016. He posted 630 career home runs, had 13 All-Star appearances and was a 10-time Gold Glove Award winner.