Originally posted on Helmet2Helmet  |  Last updated 4/24/12

Now that he’s assured of going to the Redskins at No. 2 overall, Robert Griffin III has begun campaigning for his job.

Appearing on the Dan Patrick Show Tuesday, RGIII said he’d “love” to be the Skins’ starting quarterback when they take the field Week 1. Fairly harmless reply by the reigning Heisman-winner, who then got a bit bolder.

When asked if he expects to become the starter, Griffin wasn’t exactly bashful with his answer.

“I expect greatness out of myself and I expect greatness out of my team so yeah I expect to be the starting quarterback,” said Griffin.

Griffin then went on refute recent reports which labeled him as “selfish,” and stated he’ll remain humble despite being a “household name.”

“People say money and fame change people but it’s not that they change people it’s how people have to adapt to that new lifestyle,” Griffin said. “Yes I’m a household name now and the number two pick in the draft but I can’t let that change me, I can’t let my lifestyle change who I am and the fundamentals of what makes me me. You have to have help and rely on your inner circle to kind of keep you grounded. My parents, my fiancée and my friends around me have been able to do that. It hasn’t been a problem to make sure I stay who I am.”

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