Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Robert Griffin III Quotes. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
Sometimes people think it’s what you say when you’re in a huge group that makes you a leader. But sometimes it’s the one-on-one conversations you have with guys individually, just getting to know them. I think I’ve done that a lot. Not intentionally – it just happens.
I like to think I’m pretty smart with what I was able to do academically, but whenever I get on the field I turn into the Incredible Hulk and I am unstoppable.
I hate to talk about myself like that, but if I had to straight up tell a head coach or an owner why they should take me, it’s because I’m the best in everything I’ve done.
My parents did a great job raising me and my two sisters. We all graduated from high school and we all graduated from college. So, to be a good representative of my family is probably my greatest accomplishment thus far.
It’s not about talent once you get to the NFL because everyone’s got it. It’s about being willing to go that extra mile to be the best and that’s something that I’ve always done.
Warren Moon and Doug Williams really didn’t run that much. That’s the negative stereotype when it comes to African-American quarterbacks, that most of us just run. Those guys threw it around. I like to think I can throw it around a little bit.
As a quarterback, obviously, you’re going to be put in the forefront whether you like it or not, and if you’re not then you’re not doing your job.
Respect talent. Get respect where respect is due, but don’t be caught up in yourself where you do things obliviously and not pay attention to what is going on.
That’s the goal. Just to go out and not try to prove anybody wrong but just let your talents speak for themselves.
Hard work pays off – hard work beats talent any day, but if you’re talented and work hard, it’s hard to be beat.
One thing my dad always told me, was he would make sure I always had what he didn’t have. He couldn’t play basketball because he didn’t have tennis shoes – so I had five pairs of tennis shoes.
Man, I love the ‘Lord of the Rings’ movies. Some people would say I’m weird for liking those types of movies, but they are so cool.
I don’t picture myself as a normal person when I play football, and I don’t think anyone else pictures me that way as well.
Every time I step out on that field, I’m 100 percent. My teammates know that. They know what I’m out there dealing with. I know what I’m out there dealing with. But when it comes to my mindset, I’m 100 percent.
People have said some really good things about my performance, and that’s what I’m happy about, what I’m excited about. I was able to go out there, and like I said, I put my best foot forward.
I have no preferred team, but everyone wants to go No. 1 in the draft. Even the guy who gets picked last in the draft wants to go No. 1. But I just know that whoever picks me, I’m going to be excited to play for that team, and I can’t wait to see myself in ‘Madden’ on that team.
To me, it’s not necessarily about whom you vote for, it’s more about the fact that you go out and exercise that right. There’s a lot of people who fight for our right to vote and people in other countries fighting for other peoples’ right to vote and I think everyone should exercise that vote.
Every time you step on the football field in between those lines you’re putting your life, your career, every single ligament in your body in jeopardy.
When you have fans who are hassling you the entire game and you ignore them, they respect you because their job is to try and distract you. And if they don’t distract you, that means you’re focused on doing your job. And who knows, by the end, sometimes you even win them over.
People would say I’m more polished as a passer than Tebow and Cam, but I’m not as physical a runner. But I am 6’2′, 223, and I can throw with the best of them.
You can be a catalyst for change but change never really entirely happens just because of one guy.
I don’t do too much outside of football during football season, because this is my job and I take it seriously. I don’t do too much, don’t really go out at all that much, don’t eat out or anything, try to stay focused and stay to myself.
I try to associate myself as just being myself – and being a person, an American citizen, going out there every day and just trying to be successful.
There’s far more that goes into being a professional athlete than being a college athlete. So many differences that people don’t realize. It’s not just about playing football and getting paid to do it. There’s a lot of things that you have to deal with.
Football is football and talent is talent. But the mindset of your team makes all the difference.
It’s not something to complain about, but just the major difference between college and the pros is that in college you’re guaranteed four to five years so long as you don’t do anything criminally and in the pros you’re guaranteed one day because you can be cut the next.
For me, a quarterback’s best friend, especially a young quarterback’s best friend, is a coach who believes in him.
You know, I started this process of being a football player and I’m going to make it to the NFL very soon and I plan on finishing that. And by ‘finishing that,’ I mean that I’m going to go out and be the best that I can be and put everything forth to make that happen.
I’m a military kid, both parents in the military – Mom did 12 years, Dad did 21, served in two wars. So discipline is something that was huge.
I think if you’re a good high school player that you have the ability to be a good college football player. If you’re a good college football then you have the ability to be a great NFL player.
As long as I can run fast, track will always be an option. But right now I’m focused on football because the NFL is knocking on my door and I’m not going to slam it in its face.
There’s just a misconception that comes with being a dual-threat quarterback. You run first, throw second. I’ve proven I throw first and then run if I have to.
Whatever team you go to, you want to have guys who help you be successful there.
I try to keep my confidence on the charts, but I’m a confident guy as well. You’ve got to be that way. If you don’t think that you’re the best, then you won’t perform that way.
I grew up in the military. I’ve lived that life. I know that our soldiers are out there fighting for our right to vote, and they’re out there fighting for other countries’ rights to vote… Guys have been dying for it, and we have to go out and exercise it.
I wasn’t a rebel. It kind of clicked in my head, like, if I want to do this, I can go out and do it. Some kids, it clicks for them, and it doesn’t work out. But thank God for me it did work out. I put in all those hard hours of work, and it has gotten me to where I am.
I know I’m the No. 1 quarterback for the Washington Redskins, and that’s all that matters in my heart. That’s all I wanted. I wanted a team that wanted me, and I found that.
For me, you don’t ever want to be defined by the color of your skin. You want to be defined by your work ethic, the person that you are, your character, your personality. That’s what I’ve tried to go out and do.
I am an African-American in America. That will never change. But I don’t have to be defined by that.
I want to be one of the guys, but I also want to be ‘the’ guy, the guy that can go out there and they can rely on in crunch time. I’m going to be the guy that they know will show up every day, every game, every play and show up on a consistently great level.