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For the Washington Redskins' quarterback, see Robert Griffin III.
Robert Griffin
Indianapolis Colts
Offensive Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-11-22) November 22, 1989 (age 30)
Place of birth: Euless, Texas
High School: Trinity
Career information
College: Baylor
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 6 / Pick: 203
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Games played     0
Games started     0

Robert Torrez Griffin (born November 22, 1989) is an American football offensive guard for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL). He was selected by the New York Jets in the sixth round, 203rd overall, in the 2012 NFL Draft. He played college football at Baylor University.

College careerEdit

Griffin attended Navarro College immediately after graduating from high school, before transferring to Baylor in 2010. When he arrived the more famous Robert Griffin III was already on the roster. Sharing the same name as the quarterback brought Griffin some notoriety before the draft.[1]

Professional careerEdit

2012 NFL DraftEdit

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 6 in 366 lb 5.54 s 1.91 s 3.18 s 4.94 s 8.03 s 29 in 8 ft 4 in 14 reps

New York JetsEdit

The New York Jets drafted Griffin using their sixth round selection in the 2012 NFL Draft.[2] Griffin signed a four year contract on May 15, 2012.[3] On August 31, 2012, Griffin was waived.[4]

Indianapolis ColtsEdit

Griffin was signed to the Indianapolis Colts' practice squad on December 12, 2012.[5] He was released on December 18, 2012.[6]

Griffin was signed to a reserve/future contract on January 1, 2013.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Banks, Don (13 April 2012). "What's in a name? For Baylor's other Robert Griffin, quite a bit". Sports Illustrated. Archived from the original on 29 April 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/67HoBB86s. Retrieved 29 April 2012.
  2. Allen, Eric (28 April 2012). "Baylor's Ganaway, Griffin Arrive Late in Rd. 6". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 29 April 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/67Hn3LNs0. Retrieved 29 April 2012.
  3. Associated Press (15 May 2012). "Jets sign sixth-round draft pick G Robert T. Griffin to 4-year deal". The Washington Post. Archived from the original on 17 May 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/67jUsQfJr. Retrieved 17 May 2012.
  4. Lange, Randy (31 August 2012). "Final 7 Cuts Announced, Roster’s Now at 53". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 31 August 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/6ALMtuxNK. Retrieved 31 August 2012.
  5. Associated Press (12 December 2012). "Colts sign rookie OL Robert Griffin". ESPN. Archived from the original on 14 December 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/6CuuHLU54. Retrieved 14 December 2012.
  6. "Transactions". Indianapolis Colts. Archived from the original on 20 December 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/6D46F3plu. Retrieved 20 December 2012.
  7. "Indianapolis Colts Sign Three Players to Reserve/Future Contracts". Indianapolis Colts. Archived from the original on 9 January 2013. http://www.webcitation.org/6DXtLVXWd. Retrieved 2 January 2013.

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