Before Robert Griffin III was a trademarked brand -- which entails winning a Heisman Trophy and becoming the face of an NFL franchise -- he was a highly-decorated track star during his early years at Baylor University.
So you could understand the frustration of having to idly watch others compete for spots on the U.S. Olympic team, knowing he won't be headed to London this summer.
In his own words, "it sucks."
“My dad was talking to me about it [Wednesday night] and he was saying that a lot of my peers, the guys that I beat growing up, are running at the trials,” said Griffin, via NFL.com. “And . . . it does suck. I mean, that’s the only way to say it. It sucks.
“But I’m definitely fortunate to be in the situation that I am, being in the NFL, being a franchise quarterback for a team with the opportunity to go out and do an infinite amount of things.”
Griffin, who took home the gold in the 400m hurdles and earned All-America honors at Baylor, isn't giving up ...