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SMU-Baylor Preview

(AP) - The shiny new stadium on the edge of the Baylor campus along the Brazos River is ready for its big debut. As for the shiny Big 12 championship trophy the 10th-ranked Bears won last year, that wasn't even on public display Monday. It is time for a new season that finally starts this week. "We know we're really going to have to be at our best, because this is 2014...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Did former referee Mike Carey really dodge “Washington” games?

We begin, and end tonight with even more news regarding Washington’s NFL team, none of which includes activity on the field such as Robert Griffin III possibly losing his starting job. In the past week television commentators Phil Simms, Tony Dungy and Mike Ditka have all chimed in on using the team’s name being used on telecasts. Simms and Dungy hint they will not say the...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Heisman Preview: Who will win using the modern formula?

In the age BJFF (before Johnny Manziel), the rules governing who could -- and who couldn't -- win the Heisman Trophy were concrete. But one redshirt freshman was followed by another in Jameis Winston and now we are forced to reexamine the path to the stiff-armed trophy. Or are we? Age restrictions were largely brought to an end -- although a true freshman has yet to win -- but...
Via Fox Sports South
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III is Okay with the ‘Doubters’

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III jumped on to the national scene for a previously downtrodden Baylor Bears football program back in 2011. The following year, he earned the Heisman Trophy and was the No. 2 overall selection in the NFL draft.  For RGIII, it seems that his success created as many skeptics as supporters. And he’s perfectly fine with that. They doubted...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

RG3's ungraceful slide remains hot Redskins topic

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Robert Griffin III stood at his locker and answered five consecutive questions about sliding. ''I could keep going over this, over and over,'' the Washington Redskins quarterback said with a touch of good-natured exasperation. ''Gah! I slid correctly on the third time.'' Coach Jay Gruden also faced five questions about Griffin'...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Debating Tom Brady's fantasy stock and more (staff QB Rankings discussion)

We released our 2014 Fantasy Football Positional Ranks as a staff in July and have been updating them throughout the offseason in an effort to provide you with the most accurate rankings to use in your draft preparations. Of course, within our ranks you’ll see a variance on different players as each of our analysts holds different viewpoints about their potential outcome this season...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Jaworski is nuts… He has Robert Griffin III ranked where?

In recent years, ESPN football analyst and former NFL QB Ron Jaworski has come out with a “QB Rankings” list, where he ranks the starting quarterbacks in the NFL, one through 32. This year, he has listed Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III at No. 21, behind the likes of Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler (19th), Arizona Cardinals QB Carson Palmer (20th), and Kansas City Chiefs...
Via cover32 - Redskins
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Camp Preview: Is Jordan Reed already an elite tight end?

There is, justifiably, a lot of excitement heading into this season over the Redskins’ offense. Robert Griffin III is healthy, Mike Shanahan has finally been given the boot and DeSean Jackson is looking to bring a dynamic to the passing game that’s been missing for years. But, if I’m being honest, what I’m really looking forward to is a full season of Jordan Reed. As a rookie...
Via cover32 - Redskins
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Robert Griffin III Will Come Back Better Than Ever in 2014

Robert Griffin III looked a shell of himself in 2013 consistently overthrowing receivers and displaying poor fundamentals. Fans were left to wonder what happened to the 2012 offensive rookie of the year. Despite his poor season last year there is reason for optimism heading in the 2014 season.One of the biggest reasons for his poor performance last season was his knee injury. While...
Via Pro Football Spot
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

New stadium changing everything at Baylor

WACO, Texas --Two years ago, Art Briles had just stepped outside Baylor's football facility when a carload of fans from an out-of-state in-conference school stopped him in the parking lot. They were driving through Texas and stopped to see Baylor's campus but had a problem. "Where's the football stadium?" they asked. Briles drew them a map and showed them how...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor's new stadium topped off with RGIII statue

The Baylor Bears football program continues to rise and stand among some of the greatest in the country (at least right now). With this new standing comes better recruits, new jerseys and even a brand new stadium. With that new stadium and ceremonial step to the future though will come a honorable homage to the program's shining star: Robert Griffin III. The former Bear will...
Via Patriots Life
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III getting statue at new Baylor stadium

Baylor is opening a new 45,000-seat football stadium this fall. Robert Griffin III is a big part of the reason the Bears outgrew their old facility, so the team is thanking him in a big way. According to David Ubben of Fox Sports Southwest, Baylor has decided to honor RG3 with a statue at McLane […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III getting his own statue at Baylor

Baylor plans on installing a statue of Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III who rose to stardom in Waco, Texas back in 2011,  according to FOX Sports Southwest. Midland, Texas native Tom White of Tom White Studios in Prescott Valley, Ariz., completed the 9.5-foot bronze sculpture of Baylor’s only Heisman Trophy winner and it will be installed in the south end zone plaza of...
Via NCAA Football Zone
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

The Audible: Briles talks Baylor's post-RG3 rise to Big 12 elite

Baylor coach Art Briles joins The Audible with Bruce Feldman to discuss the Bears' recent Big 12 run, his interest in the NFL, how far the program has come since Robert Griffin III and much more.
Via Fox Sports
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Robert Griffin III’s Texts To Jay Gruden Encouraged Washington To Draft Lache Seastrunk

As many recent college graduates have been told in the last few weeks, networking is key in landing a job. This can also apply to late-round NFL Draft prospects; apparently having the current face of a major franchise as a friend and former teammate doesn’t hurt. Baylor running back Lache Seastrunk was surprisingly available in the sixth round of this year’s draft, and texts...
Via College Spun
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins: Path to the 2014 NFL Draft

The controversy—inside and out of the Washington Redskins organization—over the handling of Robert Griffin III’s torn knee ligaments in 2012 escalated in ’13. In week 14 Mike Shanahan essentially “shutdown” Griffin for the rest of the season, concluding almost a calendar year full of public bickering and second-guessing.The move was among Shanahan’s last because he...
Via Football Nation
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings 2014 schedule is finally revealed

It finally happened. The 2014 NFL schedule was announced on Wednesday night and the Minnesota Vikings will open with the St. Louis Rams on Sunday, Sept. 7. Some highlights of the year include a trip to New Orleans to face Saints on Sept. 21 and a visit from Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins on Nov. 2. The Vikings have only one primetime game, a tilt with Green Bay...
Via cover32 - Vikings
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Linebacker Steve Edmund On Baylor: “They’re Trash…They Still Suck To Me”

Baylor defeated Texas 30-10 last season.(Twitter/@statesman) Baylor football is certainly having a moment. Art Briles has engineered one of the nation’s most exciting and potent offenses, and the Bears are 29-10 over the last three years, with a Fiesta Bowl berth and a Heisman-winning season from Robert Griffin III. Baylor will open an impressive new stadium this season, and are...
Via College Spun
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III Not Giving Up No. 10 Jersey To Desean Jackson

The days of Jaccpot No. 10 are over. Newly signed Washington Redskins wide receiver Desean Jackson commented Wednesday that he would be interested in trying to acquire the team’s No. 10 jersey — a number he’s worn since his rookie season — from Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III. Number trades are far from uncommon in the NFL, but franchise quarterbacks are typically...
Via NESN.com
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAA won't allow RG3's favorite new Baylor basketball uniforms

It turns out Baylor won't get to wear their fancy new uniforms to the big dance. The Bears have sported the neon highlighter jerseys for a few years now, but this season they added "Sic 'em Bears" on the front. That even got former Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III excited about the new-look Bears. But Baylor said that the NCAA won't allow it in the postseason...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III dons Baylor “Made in March” jersey

getty images Robert Griffin III is proud to represent Baylor. Somehow (cough!) the former Baylor Bears quarterback found a way to get his hands on the new Adidas “Made in March” jersey that the basketball team will wear this post season. Griffin even let out his fro and claimed he looked like Dr. J and Andre 3000. Don’t worry. Griffin says it’s all about having fun. Make...
Via Tireball.com
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: New Baylor Basketball Uniforms Blow Robert Griffin III's Hair Away

A handful of college basketball teams unveiled their new 'Made in March' uniforms from Adidas Thursday including the Baylor Bears. They didn't just post a picture of them to Twitter like some schools did. No, they brought back the school's most famous alum to model the new unis--former quarterback and Heisman trophy winner Robert Griffin III.@BaylorMBB/TwitterFor...
Via FatManWriting
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III thinks the new Baylor Bears uniforms for March Madness are afrotastic

Tweet Several teams unveiled their new uniforms for the upcoming NCAA tourney, with Baylor being one of them. Not only do the Bears’ new unis have sleeves and come in both green and gold, they also sport the words “Sic ‘Em” on the chest. One notable alum was so excited about the new adidas creations that he took to Twitter to show them off… The new jerseys made the...
Via Los That Sports Blog
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

RGIII models new Baylor basketball jerseys on Twitter

The Baylor Bears' new jerseys for the postseason have gotten mixed reviews from fans, but at least one alumni, Robert Griffin III, seems to be a huge fan of the "Sic 'em" look if you judge by his recent post on Twitter. With a look at could make Dr. J and Andre 3000's character on Semi-Pro jealous, RGIII models in four pictures with the neon version of the jersey...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Grading the Redskins Starting Offense

Quarterback: Robert Griffin IIIMatt’s Analysis:Grade: D+After one of the best rookie season in quarterbacking history, Robert Griffin III endured a disastrous second season. RGIII clearly came back too soon from his knee injury. He was a very unpolished NFL passer in 2012, but got by on physical gifts anyways. Without a proper second offseason to develop, he fell flat on his face...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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