Robert Griffin III, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Robert Griffin III

American football quarterback

Date of Birth: 12-Feb-1990

Place of Birth: Okinawa, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan

Profession: athletics competitor, American football player

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Robert Griffin III

  • Robert Lee Griffin III (born February 12, 1990), nicknamed RG3 or RGIII, is an American football quarterback for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL).
  • He played college football at Baylor, where he won the 2011 Heisman Trophy.
  • He was drafted in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft (second overall) by the Washington Redskins, who had traded up to get him. Griffin had a successful rookie season with the Redskins, setting records for the highest passer rating and highest touchdown to interception ratio by a rookie quarterback, and leading the Redskins to the top of their division and their first playoff appearance in five seasons.
  • He won the 2012 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year award and was named to the 2013 Pro Bowl, although was unable to participate due to a knee injury he suffered late in the season.
  • Griffin was less successful during his subsequent tenure with the Redskins, as he was plagued by injuries and poor performances. After suffering a concussion during the 2015 preseason, Griffin was replaced by Kirk Cousins, who started the rest of the season.
  • Griffin was released by the team following the end of the season and signed shortly after with the Cleveland Browns.
  • His tenure with the Browns was also plagued with injuries, and he was subsequently released after one season.
  • After spending the entire 2017 season as a free agent, Griffin signed with the Ravens in 2018.

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