Found November 01, 2012 on
If you've kept up with him, you'd know Robert Griffin III has a creatively infectious personality. You'd also be aware that he has a bevy of sponsorships, including a sock line with adidas.
So, in true RG3 fashion, it's only right that he'd combine the two on arguably the most creative day of the year.
Per the Washington Post, the Redskins quarterback gave out socks on Halloween, surprising unsuspecting trick-or-treaters who ventured to his Leesburg, Va., home.
Those fortunate enough to grab a garment from the rookie sensation immediately took to Twitter to express their delight.
“Went to your house tonight all dressed up… I got these awesome socks from your fiancé!,” wrote one fan.
“What I acquired from RGIII’s house!” wrote another, holding up their gift.
Griffin has endeared himself to his teammates and the thousands of fans that pack FedEx Field on Sundays. Now, with this awesome gesture, he's won over the local community -- football fans an...
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Giant’s defensive end Osi Umenyiora wasn’t afraid about calling out Robert Griffin III this past summer. “Who is this RG3 guy you guys keep talking about? You talking about Bob Griffin? You guys are giving him a cool nickname already and everything.” Once the 2013 season started though, Umenyiora was quick to retract his statements. “Yes. I will call him RG3.” So who...
Robert Griffin III decided not to settle for handing out candy like every other house in America on Halloween. RG3 is a unique person, and unique people give trick-or-treaters unique gifts. Instead of adding to their Snickers or Butterfinger count, the Leesburg, Va. youth walked away from the Griffin residence with fresh new socks on Wednesday night.
Would you expect anything less...
Robert Griffin III is a great athlete, and when you have a great athlete at quarterback, you have a tendency as coach to try to do too much with him.
Such was the case Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers, when Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan became a genius and had Griffin III go out for a pass.
Griffin III tried to receive a pass from Josh Morgan off a reverse...
The Washington Post
Instead of handing out candy for Halloween, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III handed out socks and shirt to kids that came by home.
Some of the lucky recipients tweeted about their socks and shirts.
RGIII giving out shirts and socks for Halloween. That’s pretty cool
—Bruce Butler (@BB_III) November 1, 2012
@rgiii heard some trick or treaters...
Robert Griffin III is a great athlete, and when you have a great athlete at quarterback, you have a tendency as coach to try to do too much with him. Such was the case Sunday in Pittsburgh, when Mike Shanahan became a genius, and had Griffin III go out for a pass. Griffin III tried [...]
[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan wants his veteran players on defense to either "step up or shut up."
“This is where normally football teams are taken over by their veterans,” Shanahan said in response to a question about whether he has seen a team’s defense pull things together after struggling for half a season. “You can go one direction or the other...
Robert Griffin III handed out shoes and socks from his Leesburg, VA home last night for Halloween. Yes shoes and socks, instead of candy. Interesting. Numerous tweeters bragged about what they got from the Washington Redskins QB. And posted photos.
picture from DC Sports Bog. Go there to read the tweets.
Go here for pics of RG3′s fiance Rebecca Liddicoat
Paul M. Banks is CEO...
Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III would prefer it if he were compared to Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers instead of Panthers quarterback Cam Newton.
Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III put his own spin on Halloween trick-or-treating last night, Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post reports.
Instead of handing out candy Griffin handed out shirts and socks to trick-or-treaters.
One fan wrote, "Went to your house tonight all dressed up ... I got these awesome socks from your fiancé!'
Another wrote, "RGIII...
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III hooked up the trick-or-treaters at his Virginia home with something better than full-size candy bars this year. Multiple social media users posted tweets, Facebook updates and uploaded pics of their treats which included the socks that the rookie quarterback has been sporting this year. “Went to your house tonight...Read the Rest...
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan told the media that he feels like an idiot for having quarterback Robert Griffin III play quarterback after he took quite a hit down field.
“After looking at that play you feel like a complete dumbs—,” Shanahan said, per NFL.com.
Shanahan should feel dumb for putting his franchise quarterback in harms way. He’s also going to...
Photo courtesy of Joe Glorioso If Alfred Morris rushes for 83 yards on Sunday, he'll be the first rookie to amass 800 yards in first 9 games since Adrian Peterson in 2007.about 1 hour ago via webReplyRetweetFavorite@granthpaulsenGrant Paulsen If Alfred Morris can indeed pick up those 83 yards, that puts him in some elite company with Adrian Peterson. That tweet got me thinking...
With Carolina slated to play Washington on Sunday at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland, sensational Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III said he’d rather be compared to Green Bay Packers superstar Aaron Rodgers than the Panthers Cam Newton. The 23-year-old Newton, … Continue reading →
The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Washington Redskins 27-12 Sunday at Heinz Field and below are my second half notes from the game. Here are my first half notes if you missed them.
Cortez Allen makes the tackle on the opening kickoff of the second half.
Robert Griffin III hits tight end Niles Paul on a deep crosser between the Steelers linebackers and the defensive backs off...
While dual-threat quarterbacks Cam Newton and Robert Griffin III are two of the most exciting players in football, their impressive skill sets haven't translated into many wins for their respective last-place teams.
In a matchup featuring the last two Heisman Trophy winners, Newton and the visiting Carolina Panthers try to snap a five-game losing streak Sunday as they square...