Robert Griffin III is going to continue to be an amazing quarterback. Had Eli not hit Victor Cruz for the game winning touchdown in last week’s loss to the Giants, you would have had another golden moment from him. After dodging several Giants on a 4th and 10 play, he spotted a receiver to get the first down. It might be the play of the year. He drove his team downfield calmly and found Santana Moss (The U) with a pretty post corner fade for the touchdown. With under 1:37 to go it looked to be the game winner. Yet Eli did his thing again… You haven’t heard the last of this young man. This looks like the renewal of the Redskins v Giants rivalry. RG III is the real deal.
Congratulations to the 77th Heisman Trophy winner in Baylor’s Robert Griffin III. He was easily the most electrifying player this year, a Cam Newton-lite if you will. It may have been a benefit Newton didn’t win it last year. Although he was swirled amidst off field allegations, had he won it last year the voters may have looked to give the award to another type of player this year or position. However if you look at Griffin III’s season in a vacuum, he deserved it hands down.
All he did was lead perennial doormat Baylor into the National spotlight completing 267 of 369, for 3,998 yards, 36TDs to only 6 interceptions. He was also a threat on the ground where he ran for 649 yards and another 9 touchdowns. He’s just 353 yards away from a 5,000 yard season against stellar competition and still has an Alamo Bowl showdown with…
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