Heisman winner Robert Griffin III credits Army parents with his success


Did you know 2011 Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III is an Army brat? The Baylor QB credits his success to his retired Army parents.

“It comes from my parents. Obviously, growing up in a military family, one thing that’s going to be paramount is discipline. You say you’re going to do something,
you do it. And my parents make sure I stick to that,” Griffin said. “My parents believed in me. That’s why I’m here today.”

Read Military Times staff writer Jon Anderson’s story about Griffin here.

(And then get sappy and go watch old episodes of “Friday Night Lights.” We did … )


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