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See moment Shaquem Griffin was drafted by Seahawks

Shaquem Griffin is finally reunited with his twin brother, Shaquill Griffin. In the fifth round of the 2018 NFL Draft on Saturday, the Seattle Seahawks selected Shaquem, one year after they drafted his brother. Both brothers played for Central Florida.

Welcome to the family, @Shaquemgriffin!! #SeahawksDraft#AgainstAllOddspic.twitter.com/4fbuTpyl9u

— Seattle Seahawks (@Seahawks) April 28, 2018

MOOD. #GoHawkspic.twitter.com/lcALRsBNyh

— Seattle Seahawks (@Seahawks) April 28, 2018

A member of the undefeated UCF team claiming a national title, Shaquem is the 141st pick overall in 2018. He was born with a birth defect, and as a result, his left hand was amputated when he was four years old. He is the first one-handed player to be drafted in the modern era.

He impressed at the combine with the fastest 40 time of all linebackers at 4.38 seconds, which also happened to tie his cornerback brother.

“I couldn’t breathe … I was trying to get the words out but I couldn’t talk.” pic.twitter.com/xxptq4vFb5

— ESPN (@espn) April 28, 2018

After being drafted, Shaquem told ESPN:

“Just keep working. I mean, just going through this process, obviously it’s not going to go the way you want but if you keep working, your dreams will come true. this is not the end of my road, it’s only just the beginning. And I’m going to keep proving people wrong because I have a lot of people to prove wrong, a lot of doubters. Like I said before, people doubt me on every single level, every single stage, and they doubt me now at this specific stage, and every single time, I prove them wrong. And that’s what I will do this year.”

Here is the moment he and his family found out he was being drafted and will be teammates with his twin brother once again.

The moment Shaquem Griffin realized he was drafted and joining the same team as his twin brother.

Football is just the best. pic.twitter.com/fvjeOh4LrF

— FOX Sports: NFL (@NFLonFOX) April 28, 2018

Is it dusty in here? pic.twitter.com/tlOAZMRzu5

— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) April 28, 2018

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