College Football World Reacts To Robert Griffin III’s GameDay Debut

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Robert Griffin III throws a pass.

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Robert Griffin III throws a pass.

ESPN made a savvy signing earlier this month, adding Robert Griffin III to its team for the 2021 football season. On Saturday, he made his debut on College GameDay.

Griffin, a former Heisman Trophy winner, has made several TV appearances in the past. However, there’s something special about College GameDay that separates it from ESPN’s other shows, like Get Up or SportsCenter.

Though it’s extremely early in his broadcasting career, it appears college football fans already like what they’re hearing from Griffin.

“ESPN found them a gem in Robert Griffin III,” Bryce Hayes of SB Nation tweeted. “He’s been good TV every appearance I’ve seen so far.”

“Robert Griffin III is killing this GameDay thing,” one fan wrote. “He’s gonna have a long career in this!”

“Robert Griffin III was made for this job,” another fan said.

Shortly after College

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Blake Griffin Told Not to Sign With Dysfunctional Celtics: Report


Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens directs his team during the second quarter against the Denver Nuggets.

While his “SportsCenter Top-10” days may be mostly behind him, Blake Griffin wasn’t lacking potential suitors after being bought out of his contract by the Detroit Pistons back in March. Ultimately, the six-time All-Star chose to take his talents to Brooklyn, bolstering the Nets‘ frontcourt and serving as a supporting piece alongside the team’s Big-Three of Kevin Durant, James Harden and Kyrie Irving.

Turning down the opportunity to go ring chasing with Brooklyn is difficult to fathom. With that said, the Boston Celtics may have made Griffin’s decision of where to sign a tad more strenuous had it not been for some internal bad-mouthing on the Celtics’ end.

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Griffin Warned to

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Seahawks’ Shaquem Griffin, Hartford support athletes with equipment

The efforts Terry Griffin labored through to make sure his son, Shaquem, could train and play football have been well-documented. 

That’s why Shaquem Griffin, the Seattle Seahawks linebacker who had his left hand amputated at age four, is passionate about his partnership with The Hartford as part of its Ability Equipped program.

Earlier this week, Griffin virtually surprised two athletes from his native Tampa — 11-year-old J.T. Gerstner and 33-year-old Samantha Lebron, both of whom have cerebral palsy — with equipment to help advance their athletic goals (Gerstner got a javelin and strengthening machine. Lebron received a custom-made Top End Preliminator Racing Chair for track and field pursuits). The Hartford also gifted the Friends of the County Parks & Recreation in Tampa with a $40,000 equipment grant to purchase adaptive sports equipment to support community needs and programming.

“This was the first time I was able to be a part

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