Robert Griffin (offensive lineman)

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For the Washington Redskins' quarterback, see Robert Griffin III.
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Robert Griffin
No. -- Free agent
Position: Offensive Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-11-22) November 22, 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth: Euless, Texas
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight: 330 lb (150 kg)
Career information
High school: Euless (TX) Trinity
College: Baylor
NFL draft: 2012 / Round: 6 / Pick: 203
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 0
Games started: 0
Stats at NFL.com

Robert Torrez Griffin (born November 22, 1989) is an American football offensive guard who is currently a free agent. 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 career[edit]

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 career[edit]

2012 NFL Draft[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
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
All values from Pro Day.[2]

New York Jets[edit]

The New York Jets drafted Griffin using their sixth round selection in the 2012 NFL Draft.[3] Griffin signed a four-year contract on May 15, 2012.[4] On August 31, 2012, Griffin was waived.[5]

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

Griffin was signed to the Indianapolis Colts' practice squad on December 12, 2012.[6] He was released on December 18, 2012.[7]

Griffin was signed to a reserve/future contract on January 1, 2013.[8] Griffin was waived by the Colts on August 1, 2013.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Banks, Don (April 13, 2012). "What's in a name? For Baylor's other Robert Griffin, quite a bit". Sports Illustrated. Archived from the original on April 29, 2012. Retrieved April 29, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Robert T. Griffin". NFL Draft Scout. Archived from the original on April 29, 2012. Retrieved April 29, 2012. 
  3. ^ Allen, Eric (April 28, 2012). "Baylor's Ganaway, Griffin Arrive Late in Rd. 6". New York Jets. Archived from the original on April 29, 2012. Retrieved April 29, 2012. 
  4. ^ Associated Press (May 15, 2012). "Jets sign sixth-round draft pick G Robert T. Griffin to 4-year deal". The Washington Post. Archived from the original on May 17, 2012. Retrieved May 17, 2012. 
  5. ^ Lange, Randy (August 31, 2012). "Final 7 Cuts Announced, Roster’s Now at 53". New York Jets. Archived from the original on August 31, 2012. Retrieved August 31, 2012. 
  6. ^ Associated Press (December 12, 2012). "Colts sign rookie OL Robert Griffin". ESPN. Archived from the original on December 14, 2012. Retrieved December 14, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Transactions". Indianapolis Colts. Archived from the original on December 20, 2012. Retrieved December 20, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Indianapolis Colts Sign Three Players to Reserve/Future Contracts". Indianapolis Colts. Archived from the original on January 9, 2013. Retrieved January 2, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Robert Griffin is cut; RG3, not so much". Fox Sports. August 2, 2013. Archived from the original on May 10, 2014. Retrieved May 10, 2014. 

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