Robert Lee Griffin III or popularly known as Rg3 is quite a well-known American football quarterback currently pursuing the role of a free agent. In the year 2011, he won the Heisman Trophy as the nation’s top collegiate player and slowly emerged as one of pro football’s most popular face. let’s have a close look at Rg3’ net worth in 2019.
Robert Griffin III was born on 12th February 1990 at the Kadena Airbase which is located in Okinawa, Japan. Both his parents were US army sergeants and were living at Fort Lewis in the beginning, then moved to New Orleans, and after retirement settled at Copperas Cove, Texas. Robert travelled with them in every place throughout his childhood.
In the early years, Griffin attended Copperas Cove High School where he showed immense interest in football and various field programs. During the initial years in school, he established a state record in 110 and 300-meter hurdles and was recognized as the Gatorade Texas boy’s track and field Athlete of the year.
In the later years, he played for University of Houston’s under the guidance of Art Briles. He was one of the few coaches who wanted Robert to play at the quarterback position. He also played for Baylor University football program before completing his graduation from Copperas Cove High School. Griffin completed his graduation with Political science in the year 2011 with a GPA of 3.67. Robert also holds a master’s degree in communication studies.
Before concentrating fully on football, Rg3 was an active participant in the Baylor track and field squad. There he won the Big 12 conference championship. He also holds rank 11 in the US Olympic of 400 meter hurdles.
The year 2011 marked the beginning of Rg3’s career in the national spotlight. He completed 4,293 passing yards and 37 touchdowns against six interceptions and also for another 699 yards and 10 touchdowns which made him earn the Heisman Memorial Trophy as the top football player.
Robert’s NFL career also witnessed a huge growth. He started with Redskins football team which had no such big achievements until he made an appearance. Griffin threw 320 yards and two touchdowns against the New Orleans Saints. This achievement made him the first rookie quarterback to win the NFL offensive player of the week. Later he was also credited with the title of NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month.
After being the team captain Robert achieved a historic win of 31-6 blowout against the Philadelphia Eagles.
Griffin’s second NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month came after an historic win against Dallas Cowboys. Another big achievement touched his career after he finished a first year quarterback record 815 rushing yards and five interceptions to win the NFL Offensive Rookie of the year award.
Awards and Achievements
Over the years Robert has achieved quite a few awards which have made him a living legend in the NFL platform. He has won many awards throughout his career but the three most significant ones are Heisman Trophy in the year 2011, Best Male College Athlete ESPY award in 2012 and NFL Honours AP Offensive Rookie of the Year.
Net Worth of Rg3
The total net worth of Robert Griffin III is $13 million and he earns a monthly salary of $5 million. It will be interesting to know that the Washington Redskins had signed him with a contract of $21 million and a $13.8 million signing bonus.
The name Robert Griffin III will forever be an inspiration for all future football players in the NFL. All throughout his active career he has delivered the finest performance in every match.