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Washington’s Robert Griffin III is everywhere. He is on your TV in a dozen of commercials, he is in your newspaper headlines whenever he goes anywhere, and he dominates the DMV sports blogs on the internets. You can’t seem to go anywhere without hearing his name or seeing people in his jersey. And the latter part is because his #10 jersey has now been the highest selling NFL jersey ever in a one year period. According to ESPN’s Darren Rovell, more RGIII jersey’s were sold by the NFL in a fiscal year than any other jersey in history. If you are reading this, I would say there is probably better than a 50% chance that you own some sort of Robert Griffin Redskins gear, if not a jersey. I for one know the jersey hanging in my closet helped contribute to to the record breaking year. Just imagine how many they will sell when they change the name from the Redskins!…….I kid, I kid. Congrats to Robert. Here are some alternative versions of the Griffin III: This one may not count Not sure if this one helped the cause, but it is awesome nonetheless Related posts: [VIDEO] Robert Griffin III’s Acceptance Speech for Offensive Rookie of the Year Robert Griffin III Takes Part in Practice Warmups: Not Ruled Out Yet ESPN to Air a 25th Anniversary Doug Williams Piece with Robert Griffin III as Narrator
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There’s a lot going on here but we’ll focus on the obvious. So fans are really letting their favorite black quarterback (Robert Griffin III) hold one their twin girls like he’s part of the family?Man, winning changes everything.via @DragonflyJonezThe post This photo of Robert Griffin III and a fan can’t be real appeared first on No Guts, No Glory.
According to Darren Rovell of ESPN, Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III set a new record by selling the most jersey ever in one fiscal year. Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III not only ended the year with the best selling jersey in the league, more of his No. 10 jerseys were sold in the NFL this fiscal year than any jersey in league history. Exact sales numbers...
In a recent report it was revealed that Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III was top selling jersey from April 1, 2012 to March 1, 2013 according to NFLShop.com. The report also stated that the number is the most ever in a single year. With the anticipation and the play during his first season in the NFL, RGIII was a marketing dream for sponsors. His play backed up the hype and
Robert Griffin III may be on the mend nursing his ACL tear, but his #10 jersey has been on a tear of its own. CSN Washington is reporting that RG3 just smashed the single season mark for jersey sales in a calendar year.
The NFL releases only the top 10 jersey sellers on their list. RG3 beat out some really big names as well.
1. Robert Griffin III
Robert Griffin III was recognized as the best of the rookie quarterbacks in 2012, beating out Andrew Luck and Russell Wilson to earn Offensive Rookie of the Year honors. But now, Griffin has topped an even more elite class of players.
His incredible rookie season started a cult following that saw him garner national attention and ultimately become the highest-selling jersey in NFL...
According to recent sales figures from NFLShop.com, Washington Redskin quarterback Robert Griffin III had the top selling jersey, while the San Francisco 49ers had the highest teams sales. In fact, Griffin’s jersey sales set an all-time record.
As far as the Pittsburgh Steelers go, they finished fifth in team sales and safety Troy Polamalu finished 17th overall in individual sales...