Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 4/26/12
ASHBURN, Va. -- How excited was Robert Griffin III to officially become a Redskin on Thursday night? So excited that not only did the second overall pick wear burgundy and gold striped socks to the draft in New York, but he opened his conference calls with Washington's media by singing, "Hail To The Redskins." Said the 22-year-old Griffin, "That's how I felt; felt that good. I'm really excited. A team finally fell in love with me for who I am. I can't wait to go and play for 'em." The feeling is definitely mutual. After all, the Redskins traded the sixth overall pick, their first-rounders in 2013 and 2014 and this year's second-rounder to St. Louis six weeks earlier for Baylor's Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback. "We were really excited when we made the move from the sixth spot to the second spot," said Redskins coach Mike Shanahan, whose 2010 trade with Philadelphia for six-time Pro Bowl passer Donovan McNabb failed and who endured 25 turnovers in 13 starts by last year's q...
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