go to MSN.com
Found July 31, 2013 on The Victory Formation:

Via The Victory Formation:

We aren’t sure whether Georgia Poole can lay claim to being the oldest living Washington Redskins fan in the world at the age of 99, but it is going to be tough to disprove it, as she made her way to the team’s training camp. Oh, and this is not just some old school fan who only remembers the days of ‘Slingin’ Sammy Baugh. Nah, she’s a full-fledged Robert Griffin III groupie.

When asked what she would say if given the opportunity to meet the second-year quarterback who is battling back from major offseason surgery, Poole said, “I’d be so excited, I’m not sure what I’d say.” Well, she knew exactly what to say when he sauntered over to her.

I love her passion, and her proclamation about the Super Bowl, and her stern warning to keep safe. Much more respectable than the fan who lost her mind a week ago.

Poole will turn 100 on Aug. 16.

Via FTW

THE BACKYARD
RELATED ARTICLES

Robert Griffin III on recovery: “Operation Patience”

In 2012, Robert Griffin III spent the offseason discussing his potential. In 2013, he is spending the offseason discussing what happened as the end result of using that potential. Griffin recently stated that he is done worrying about that pesky leg injury. Please click here to read this story. The post Robert Griffin III on recovery: “Operation Patience” appeared first on Players View.

Monstrous burger named after Robert Griffin III

You know you've hit the big time when you get a menu item at a local restaurant named after you. Now Robert Griffin III can officially say he is somebody after the Metro Grill in Richmond, Virginia named a monstrous burger after the Washington Redskins quarterback. The RG3 Burger isn't just any ordinary burger. According to the Washington Post, this behemoth on a bun consists...

Richmond restaurant puts together amazing RG3 Burger for Robert Griffin III

Fans of Washington Redskins superstar Robert Griffin III can now eat an amazing-looking, gut-wrenching (literally) RG3 burger in his honor in Richmond, Va.

Robert Griffin III Has Inspired One Awesome Burger

You know you've made it when they start naming food after you. After just one season in the NFL the quarterback of the Washington Redskins, Robert Griffin III, well--he has made it. Not only does the man have some food named after him, but it is a monster of a burger. The kind of thing to make a fat guy eye's go as wide as an eight-year old's on Christmas morning....

RG3 getting more snaps at practice

Robert Griffin III is getting more work at Washington Redskins training camp. Coach Mike Shanahan said the quarterback had about ''16 or 17'' snaps Wednesday during 7-on-7 drills. That's an increase from eight snaps the first few days and 10 snaps the next few days as Griffin works back into shape following reconstructive knee surgery. Griffin got the extra...

RG3 meets life long Redskins fan

After practice Wednesday morning quarterback Robert Griffin III went out of his way to spend some quality time with one of the Redskins’ biggest fans, 99-year-old Georgia Poole. Poole, who proclaims herself to be the Redskins’ biggest and oldest fan had high hopes of meeting the star quarterback and even joked with him about his injuries last season. RG3 who was evidently...

RG3′s snap count has increased

Photo by Keith Allison According to the Associated Press,  Robert Griffin III’s snap count has been increasing at Redskins camp. Coach Mike Shanahan said the quarterback had about “16 or 17″ snaps Wednesday during 7-on-7 drills. That’s an increase from eight snaps the first few days and 10 snaps the next few days as Griffin works back into shape following reconstructive...

RG3 Feeling No Pain in Surgically-Repaired Knee

According to SI.com, Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III said he has "no pain" in his surgically repaired right knee.Fantasy Spin:Griffin isn't expected to play in any preseason games, but the Redskins might just be able to run their full offense without any restrictions this season. That means RGIII's ADP should continue to rise. He has made an incredibly quick...

Breakout Rookie Predictions For the 2013 NFL Season

After sitting through an entire offseason, the NFL season is finally here as teams reported to training camp last week. Just as we saw last year with guys like Andrew Luck, Russell Westbrook and Redskins teammates, Robert Griffin III and Alfred Morris, we’re expecting a few guys to establish themselves as the potential best of [...]

Can the Washington Redskins count on WR Pierre Garcon in 2013?

Under the leadership of rookie QB Robert Griffin III and the sensational play of rookie RB Alfred Morris, the Washington Redskins roared through the second half of the 2012 NFL and captured the NFC East division title. A key piece of the Redskins’ offense last season was wide receiver Pierre Garcon. The speedy Garcon provides the Redskins with a legitimate deep threat but can Washington...
Redskins News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ray Allen 'leaning towards' joining LeBron in Cleveland?

Ohio's NBA franchise might need to rename itself the "Cleveland Heat." Many of LeBron James' former Miami teammates are opting to follow him to the Cavaliers -- Mike Miller and James Jones signed with the Cavs last week, and now it looks like another 3 point sharp shooter could be joining them in Northern Ohio. The Boston Globe's Gary Washburn is reporting that...
Via Celtics Life
8 hours ago

Ex-NHL enforcer confesses to robbing two banks

Former NHL enforcer Patrick Cote played 105 games in the NHL over the course of six seasons with three NHL franchises (Dallas Stars, Nashville Predators and the Edmonton Oilers). Now, Cote has been sentenced to 30 months in prison after confessing to robbing two banks in the Quebec area. CJAD 800 AM in Montreal had […] The post Former NHL Enforcer Confesses To Robbing Two Banks...
Via Diehardsport
21 hours ago

Top recruit charged with theft during Georgia visit

University of Georgia wide receiver recruit Darnell Salomon certainly didn’t make a great impression during a recent visit to the school. The Hialeah, Fla., native was accused of felony burglary by two female athletes who reported that an unknown male entered their suite in the school’s Busbee Hall on Saturday morning and stole an iPhone 5 and a wallet, according to a police...
Via NESN.com
12 hours ago

Mark McGwire wants nothing to do with Jose Canseco

Former Oakland Athletics slugger Jose Canseco attempted to make good with his old team this past weekend. Canseco was on hand for the 25th anniversary of the A’s 1989 World Series team at O.co in Oakland on Saturday.  Mark McGwire, who couldn’t make it to the event because he is currently a coach with the Los Angeles Dodgers, isn’t having any of it. The one-time single-season...
Via Sportsnaut
14 hours ago

Chael Sonnen suspended two years for failed drug tests

If Chael Sonnen (pictured) was even remotely thinking of coming out of retirement, the former UFC middleweight top contender will have to wait at least two years to do so. During Wednesday’s hearing, the Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously to suspended Sonnen for 24 months for flunking two random drug tests. The 37-year-old must also reimburse the committee for...
Via 5thRound.com
17 hours ago

Daniel Cormier replaces Gustafsson, will fight Jon Jones

The most anticipated light heavyweight rematch in UFC history will once again have to wait. On Wednesday, it was announced Alexander Gustafsson has to withdraw from his September 27 sequel against champion Jon Jones due to undisclosed injury. Don’t rip up your UFC 178 tickets just yet. Daniel Cormier (pictured) has agreed to serve as substitute. It’s no secret there’s no love...
Via 5thRound.com
13 hours ago

Joakim Soria traded to Tigers

The Detroit Tigers have reached an agreement with the Texas Rangers that will send Joakim Soria to the Tigers in exchange for prospects Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel. Kyle Bogenschutz was first to report the news on Twitter. The trade is pending physicals of all players involved. Thompson and Knebel were rated among Detroit’s ten best prospects coming into the year per Baseball...
Via Baseball News Source
10 hours ago

Did Muschamp tweet message intended for recruit?

Will Muschamp got excited, sent this tweet, then deleted it.
Via Gamedayr
11 hours ago

Kansas City signs Jamaal Charles to extension

Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles is reportedly on his way to training camp after the two sides agreed to a long-term contract extension on Wedensday.  Jamaal Charles and the #Chiefs have struck a deal, source says. He’s heading to camp now. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 23, 2014 Charles was a holdout for all of about 30 minutes prior to reportedly agreeing to...
Via Sportsnaut
16 hours ago

Seahawks wide receiver announces sudden retirement

The Seattle Seahawks logjam at wide receiver just got a little less crowded. Moments ago, veteran wideout Sidney Rice announced his retirement. The team’s website quoted Rice as saying his health was the primary reason: WR Sidney Rice has announced his retirement from the @nfl. READ: [http://t.co/krW8Ixv50F] pic.twitter.com/nOyea590cQ — Seattle Seahawks (@Seahawks) July 23,...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
17 hours ago
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.