Found February 26, 2012 on Gridiron Grit:
Define irony: A wide receiver that runs slower than his own quarterback. I think that qualifies. Photo Via Baylor Bears star signal-caller Robert Griffin III was faster than his own receiver Kendall Wright at the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine in the 40-yard dash on Sunday morning. The current Heisman Trophy winner posted unofficial times of 4.38 and 4.41 which topped Wright’s time of 4.45 and was one of the biggest trending topics on Twitter on Sunday morning.  While it’s doubtful that Wright’s draft stock will dwindle too much from being outperformed by his quarterback, it does say something about Griffin’s amazing athleticism and Wright’s lack of a dazzling display. At the end of the 2010 season Stanford star QB Andrew Luck said he would stay at Stanford for his senior season. Since then, many anticipated he would take home the Heisman hardware, perhaps lead the Cardinal to the National Championship and become the consensus No. 1 overall pick entering the 2012 NFL Draft i...

NCAA Football 13 cover keeps its eye on the third

Robert Griffin III featured on cover of NCAA Football 13 Baylor quarterback and the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III has been named the cover athlete for NCAA Football 13 by EA Sports. Griffin will appear on the cover for the top college football video game along with another former Heisman Trophy winner, which will be determined by a fan vote. Starting March 12...

NFL Combine: A guide to why your favorite QB does not throw at the NFL Combine.

The NFL Combine as a televised event is still a relatively new thing. Factor in the fact that it’s shown live exclusively on the NFL Network which has only recently within the past three years become a option on most cable packages and you can see why to the casual fan some of what goes on there is confusing.  The most misunderstood concept is the reasoning behind why some Quarterbacks...

10 Notes From Thursday and Friday Combine Numbers

While Thursday and Friday had no times recorded, no passes thrown, or drills run, the Combine still provided some useful insight onto the makeup of the offensive side of the ball. Here are ten notes that really meant something from these weigh-in and offensive line bench press numbers. 1. Both Baylor Bears Pass the Size TestBoth quarterback Robert Griffin and receiver Kendall...

RG3 believes he was even faster at combine

WACO, Texas (AP) -- Robert Griffin was able to impress teams and scouts without throwing a pass at the NFL combine. There was his official time of 4.41 seconds in the 40-yard dash, fastest among quarterbacks, and the Heisman Trophy winner believes he ran even faster. And there were interviews with at least eight teams, including the Indianapolis Colts, who have the No. 1 draft pick...

Robert Griffin III to Net St. Louis Rams Better Deal Than Herschel Walker and Ricky Williams Trades?

Robert Griffin III was already rumored to be the No. 2 overall pick in the upcoming 2012 NFL Draft behind only Andrew Luck. The only unknown was what team would select Griffin, as the St. Louis Rams have stated that they are going forward with Sam Bradford as their starting quarterback, and would actively shop the pick for a team looking to draft Griffin coming off of...

NFL Combine: Day two mid-day report: WRs and QBs.

It’s day two of the NFL Scouting Combine. There’s been several big developments already today, so we’re filing a mid-day report before we get into the RBs.  Stephen Hill’s sub 4.4 40 yard dash time started the day off with an early roar.  It’s obvious that he has top level talent and if he is placed with a team with a great receiver coach, he can become one of the best...

Snead, Fisher face multiple options in draft

Selecting Robert Griffin III does not appear to be an option for the St. Louis Rams with the No. 2 pick in the NFL Draft. Coach Jeff Fisher affirmed his belief in Sam Bradford Friday at the NFL Scouting Combine, saying a trade involving the incumbent quarterback "wouldn't be an option." That points the Rams away from Griffin, the Heisman Trophy winning quarterback...

2012 Scouting Combine: Wide Receiver Review

Brought to you by: Cincy Jungle When wide receivers run at the NFL Scouting Combine, everybody watches. Every year there are surprises and disappointments. A receiver that can run fast quickly rise up boards while the slower receivers get scrutinized even more. Then comes, what I think is the best drill at the combine, the gauntlet. This drill shows what receivers can use their...
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