EDITORIAL: Congratulations to Baylor Student-Athlete RG3 on Heisman Win
Dallas Morning News, Dec. 14, 2011
Think Heisman Trophy and schools such as Ohio State, Oklahoma, Notre Dame and USC jump immediately to mind. Who could have imagined that a quarterback from a Baptist school on the Brazos would etch his name and that of Baylor University into Heisman tradition?

Griffin III Appears on 'The Early Show'
CBS: The Early Show, Dec. 14, 2011
Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III talks to Erica Hill and Chris Wragge about being named college football's top player.

Griffin III Made All the Right Moves
FoxSports.com - by Peter Schrager, Dec. 11, 2011
Four-and-a-half years ago, Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh approached a 17-year-old Robert Griffin III with an ambitious idea. Griffin, a quarterback and track star out of Copperas Cove High School in Texas, would come to Palo Alto and play for Harbaugh at Stanford, sharing quarterback duties with another Texas high schooler -- a blue-chip recruit named Andrew Luck.

Heisman Trophy Winner Griffin III's Tale Started in New Orleans
The Times-Picayune - by John DeShazier, Dec. 11, 2011
The celebration for the Heisman Trophy winner might have stretched long into the New Orleans night Saturday after Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III was announced as the 77th winner of the award, because the roots of Baylor's junior quarterback run directly to the Crescent City.

Baylor's Griffin Looks Like Heisman Favorite
USA Today - by Steve Wieberg, Dec. 8, 2011
The program isn't pedigreed. The record isn't perfect. Voters for college football's Heisman Trophy appear to have gotten past that, seizing on Robert Griffin III's game-changing capabilities, extraordinary numbers - and perhaps high character in these troubled, lurid-headlined times.

Heisman Finalist Griffin Changed Baylor Perception
Wall Street Journal - by Associated Press, Dec. 8, 2011
Robert Griffin III has been too caught up in the moment to really consider how much he's done to change the perception of Baylor. When Griffin finally slows down and thinks about it, he might realize just how unimaginable it all seemed when he first arrived on the private school campus nearly four years ago as a 17-year-old kid who graduated high school early.

Why Love RG3? A Few Million Reasons
San Antonio Express-News - by Buck Harvey, Dec. 8, 2011
Last summer, Steve Spurrier suggested his fellow coaches dip into their pockets and pay their own players. He thought $300 a game would be a good starting point, and a half dozen other SEC coaches agreed.

Being Heisman Finalist Suits Robert Griffin III Just Fine
USA Today - by Jack Carey, Dec. 8, 2011
Robert Griffin III was out trying on suits this week in preparation for his trip to New York. Baylor's Heisman Trophy finalist assured listeners on a conference call set up by the school that he wouldn't be wearing anything too flashy. A sophisticated look could be in play, however.

In Robert Griffin III, I entrust the Heisman
Sporting News - by David Whitley, Dec. 7, 2011
The Heisman Trophy doesn't need the hype, but is it overstating things to say this year's winner will restore our faith in the American Dream? That's because the winner will be Robert Griffin III. I should probably say "probably," but his story has me so pumped I feel like breaking into "America the Beautiful."

Next Stop New York? RG3 Leads Bears Over Horns in Big 12 Finale
KDHPressbox.com - by Alex Byington, Dec. 4, 2011
With the bronze idol of John Heisman hanging in the balance, Robert Griffin III walked off the field following his first interception at home uncertain if he had just cost himself and his team a shot at glory. But, after watching Griffin and the Baylor offense save the day several times throughout the season, sophomore cornerback K.J. Morton wasn't going to let that happen.

Griffin III Enjoys Banner Day as Bears Hammer Horns
San Antonio Express-News - by Mike Finger, Dec. 4, 2011
For some reason, they handed him a flag. If at that moment there was anyone on any football field in America, let alone Floyd Casey Stadium, who didn't need help commanding attention, it was Robert Griffin III.

Griffin III shows he's got what it takes for Heisman
Austin American-Statesman - by Cedric Golden, Dec. 4, 2011
It's been awhile since I've heard Heisman chants ringing down from a stadium in Texas with such passion. It's been six years, but it doesn't seem that long ago that Texas football was the biggest thing going and Vince Young was enjoying better days on a football field.

Why Baylor's Robert Griffin is a Legitimate Heisman Contender
Dallas Morning News (Subscription) - by Kevin Sherrington, Dec. 4, 2011
A battleship-gray sky hung ominously over Floyd Casey Stadium all afternoon Saturday, dripping, drizzling, threatening, ready to rip. Except, miraculously, when Robert Griffin III was on the field. He said he never felt a drop.

Griffin's Case Sent to Heisman Jury
Star-Telegram - by Jimmy Burch, Dec. 4, 2011
No wonder Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III envisions a post-football career as a lawyer. His closing argument in the 2011 Heisman Trophy race proved eloquent Saturday at Floyd Casey Stadium.

Griffin, Alexander, Snyder are The Star's All-Big 12 football winners
Kansas City Star - by Blair Kerkhoff, Dec. 3, 2011
The college athletic career of Baylor's Robert Griffin III started with a championship in the 400 meter hurdles at the Big 12 outdoor track meet at a time when his high school class was completing its senior year.

Griffin Carries Banner Across Finish Line as Baylor's Best Ever
Rivals.com - by Matt Hinton, Dec. 3, 2011
Not that he needs the help, but for simple comparison's sake, Robert Griffin III has never looked better. On one side, there was Griffin, racking up 352 total yards and four touchdowns with the best pass efficiency rating (211.3) recorded against a Texas defense since 2003. On the other, there was fledgling Longhorn QB Case McCoy, accompanying the first 300-yard game of his career with his first four interceptions.

Griffin III Ready for Longhorns, Heisman Audition
Dallas Morning News (Subscription) - by Katie Hairopoulos, Dec. 3, 2011
Sure, the Heisman Trophy Trust isn't going to be in town Saturday at Floyd Casey Stadium to award the fabled bronze statue to Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III, whether he and the Bears beat Texas for a second straight season or not.

UT Trying Not to Add to Griffin III Heisman Resume
Houston Chronicle - by Mike Finger, Dec. 3, 2011
After watching his quarterbacks sputter, his banged-up running backs stall, his blockers cede ground and his receivers float around aimlessly for the better part of a month, Texas coach Mack Brown wants to see some offense.

Griffin III Gets One More Chance to Sway Voters
Star-Telegram - by Jimmy Burch, Dec. 2, 2011
Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III has a college degree, a wife-to-be, a future in the NFL and a legacy as the most prolific passer in the history of the Bears' football program.

Baylor Rides Griffin III to Relevance
San Antonio Express-News - by Jeff McDonald, Dec. 2, 2011
It was often past dark when Copperas Cove High football coach Jack Welch would finally leave his office for the day. Even after the school day was over and practice was finished, the weights had been lifted and the gassers run, Welch was almost certain to cross paths with his quarterback again before dinner.

Griffin III Run of Dominance Shouldn't Stop After College
Dallas Morning News - by Kevin Sherrington, Nov. 30, 2011
Robert Griffin III has everything a Heisman voter could possibly want: gaudy numbers, rare athleticism, a degree, a signature play, the strength to lift an average Baylor team, speed to escape the clutch of its recent history, and a Star Wars-worthy, Twitter-perfect nickname, RG3. Plus, there's a bonus: Neither he nor his closest relatives are currently under investigation by the NCAA, the feds or the Southern Baptist Convention.

Griffin's Heisman Hopes Take a Hit
CBS Sports - by Dennis Dodd, Nov. 29, 2011
Robert Griffin III has had his Heisman Moment. That would be the one that might take him out of the running for the award. Call it The Forearm that denied Griffin The Stiff Arm. Baylor's quarterback missed the second half Saturday when he took a brutal shot from defensive back Cornelius Douglas while sliding down feet first Saturday against Texas Tech.

Griffin III's Play Making Alumni Proud
Fort Worth Star-Telegram - by Dwain Price, Nov. 23, 2011
Former Baylor basketball star David Wesley is very proud of the progress coach Art Briles has made with the Bears' football program. After years of wallowing near the bottom of the Big 12, the Bears are 7-3 and ranked No. 18 in the latest BCS standings.

Is It Too Late to Get a Seat on the Baylor Bandwagon?
Houston Chronicle - by Richard Justice, Nov. 23, 2011
Back at the beginning of this season, Baylor and TCU played a game that took your breath away. After an ugly summer for the sport, the Bears and Horned Frogs made us remember why we loved this sport so much.

Griffin III Has Skills to Change the Game
NFL.com - by Bucky Brooks, Nov. 21, 2011
Robert Griffin III will be the next quarterback to revolutionize the game. I remain convinced that the Baylor QB will change the way the game is played on the next level. At 6-foot-2 and 220 pounds, Griffin possesses the speed and explosiveness of Michael Vick and the arm strength and pocket presence of Drew Brees. He combines those remarkable athletic traits with a keen football sense that translates into spectacular play on the field.

RG3 Beats OU, Answers Scouts' Questions
CBS Sports - by Rob Rang, Nov. 21, 2011
A record-breaking performance Saturday night by Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III could one day be looked back as his ultimate trifecta. Griffin gave Baylor its first win over Oklahoma in 21 tries; it made him a Heisman favorite and perhaps answered the last question scouts had about his ability to play in the NFL.

Don't Blame the Man Upstairs, No Matter What Griffin Says
Muskogee Phoenix - by Clay Horning, Nov. 20, 2011
Robert Griffin III, the best quarterback in the Big 12 and maybe the nation, was trying to explain how the end happened Saturday night at Floyd Casey Stadium. "God works in mysterious ways," he said.

Griffin Captures the Nation's Attention...Again
Sports Illustrated - by Stewart Mandel, Nov. 20, 2011
With a suddenly crowded field, we had been waiting for one of the Heisman contenders to step up and deliver a definitive Heisman moment. It figures the guy who did it was the same one who started things off back on the first Friday night of the season.

Griffin III Delivers Boom to OU Title Chance
Fox News - by Associated Press, Nov. 20, 2011
Baylor's Robert Griffin did more than just knock Oklahoma out of the national championship chase with his latest record-setting performance.

Heisman Voting has Become More About Winning Than Excellence
Sporting News - by Matt Hayes, Nov. 15, 2011
Somewhere along the way, without any of us paying much attention, the greatest individual award in all of sport has become a joke. Wait, let me rephrase that: the voters for the greatest individual award in all of sport have made it a joke.

Griffin III and Reese Combine on Final Score to Down Kansas
ESPN - by The Associated Press, Nov. 12, 2011
Robert Griffin III threw three touchdown passes in a furious fourth-quarter comeback and Baylor (No. 25 BCS) escaped with a 31-30 victory Saturday when Kansas failed on a two-point conversion in overtime.

Griffin III Puts on Show as Baylor Beats Mizzou
Kansas City Star - by Mike DeArmond, Nov. 5, 2011
Six games this season Missouri has fallen behind by double-digits in the fourth quarter. Six times they have rallied. But on Saturday night, the comeback Tigers did not make it back for a fifth time.

Baylor's Griffin III is the Total Package
National Football Authority - by Daniel Wolf, Oct. 18, 2011
Baylor Bears redshirt junior quarterback Robert Griffin III, a.k.a RG3, is much more than just a top talent in college football this season. He is a new poster-boy for how to be the best as an up-and-coming star and an adult.

Between Griffin and Briles, No Situation is Too Big
Sporting News - by Matt Hayes, Oct. 14, 2011
If you didn't know better, if the enormity of what lies beneath wasn't hidden away, the words the coach told the quarterback wouldn't ring so true. "What you don't want to do," Art Briles says, "is make any moment or situation too big that you can't grab it and take hold of it."

Baylor's Griffin III is Rare Talent On, and Off Field
USA TODAY - by Kelly Whiteside, Oct. 13, 2011
Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III wears his lime green socks pulled high. He is particularly pleased with today's selection. Spread across the front of his socks is Donatello, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle. His matching T-shirt reads: "Turtles Don't Do Drugs."

In Charmed Season, Baylor's Griffin Building Heisman Hype
American Statesman - by Suzanne Halliburton, Oct. 11, 2011
Robert Griffin III isn't uncomfortable with the sublime adjectives being used to describe him and his bid for a Heisman Trophy, but he worries that some may think he's arrogant if he acknowledges the compliments or that he agrees with the praise.

Baylor's Griffin is Rare Talent On and Off the Field
USA Today - by Kelly Whiteside, Oct. 13, 2011
Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III wears his lime green socks pulled high. He is particularly pleased with today's selection. Spread across the front of his socks is Donatello, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle. His matching T-shirt reads: "Turtles Don't Do Drugs."

Baylor QB Griffin III Embraces Expectations
Houston Chronicle - by Jerome Solomon, Sept. 30, 2011
Robert Griffin III is so spectacular that it might be more difficult for opposing coaches to describe just how good he is than for them to devise ways to stop him.

Awakening from Heisman Hibernation
ESPN - Dallas/Fort Worth - by Jeff Miller, Sept. 29, 2011
Heisman Trophy campaigns come along at Baylor every once in ... well, this is the first. And so before the sports publicity office began to tout junior quarterback Robert Griffin III this season, it sought the approval of understated Bears coach Art Briles.

RG3 Now a Program-Changer for Baylor
Topeka Capital-Journal - by Austin Meek, Sept. 29, 2011
College coaches came to Copperas Cove, Texas, in the spring of Robert Griffin's junior year, eager to meet the quarterback with the sprinter's speed.

Baylor Hopes a Heisman is in the Cards for Griffin III
Fort Worth Star-Telegram - by Dwain Price, Sept. 28, 2011
As talk heats up about him being a legitimate Heisman Trophy candidate, Robert Griffin III knows he can't shy away from the attention. The numbers that the Baylor quarterback is putting up are so Heisman-like that even he didn't know he had tossed five touchdown passes to five receivers in Saturday's 56-31 win over Rice until a reporter told him -- two days later.

Who is Robert Griffin III?
CBSSports.com, Sept. 28, 2011
Is the best quarterback in College Football not named Andrew Luck? CBSSports.com writer, Gregg Doyle talks with Tony Barnhart and Brian Jones about the emergence of Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III.

Griffin III Closes in on Luck for Heisman Lead
HeismanPundit.com, Sept. 28, 2011
Heading into this week's game against Baylor, a key focus of Kansas State's defense will be Bears quarterback Robert Griffin. The Heisman Trophy contender, who used to run hurdles for Baylor's track team and is considered by many to be the fastest quarterback in college football, can create matchup problems for any defense he encounters.

Bill Snyder Thinks Highly of Robert Griffin
Wichita Eagle - by Kellis Robinett, Sept. 25, 2011
Heading into this week's game against Baylor, a key focus of Kansas State's defense will be Bears quarterback Robert Griffin. The Heisman Trophy contender, who used to run hurdles for Baylor's track team and is considered by many to be the fastest quarterback in college football, can create matchup problems for any defense he encounters.

Baylor Romps as Griffin Keeps Throwing Strikes
Star-Telegram - by Dwain Price, Sept. 25, 2011
That loud noise coming from the bowels of Floyd Casey Stadium was the equipment folks retrieving the stepladder in preparation of another gigantic move by the No. 17-ranked Baylor Bears.

Griffin III, Baylor Eyeing First 3-0 Start Since 2005
Associate Press - by Jaime Aron, Sept. 23, 2011
Week by week, No. 17 Baylor keeps showing signs of being a program on the rise, and not just because the Bears have the remarkable Robert Griffin III taking snaps. Hanging 50 points on TCU's vaunted defense and pulling out a late win was one thing.

Griffin III: Back of All Trades
Sports Illustrated - by Pablo Torre, Sept. 21, 2011
Spend enough time in the orbit of Robert Griffin III--known around Waco, Texas, as RG3, Superman, Black Jesus, the Ambassador and the Most Exciting Player in College Football--and it's impossible to shake the thought that the cheery quarterback was constructed in a secret military lab in southern Japan.

Robert Griffin III Creating Heisman Buzz in Waco
WFAA Sports - by George Riba, Sept. 20, 2011
Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III has been getting more and more national attention these days.

Griffin III Leads Baylor Past SFA
Associated Press - by Jaime Aron, Sept. 17, 2011
In their first home game as a ranked team since November 1991, the Baylor Bears treated their fans to another dazzling performance by Robert Griffin III and a rare shutout from the defense.