A former Baylor basketball player is facing a federal extortion charge for allegedly threatening to release “derogatory information” about Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III unless he was paid.
Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III is getting help in dealing with his new fame. The Baylor quarterback confirmed Monday that he’s sometimes shadowed by security since being honored earlier this month as the nation’s best player.
Robert Griffin III played football for years simply because he was good at it.
Robert Griffin III beat out preseason favorite Andrew Luck for the Heisman Trophy, dazzling voters with his ability to throw, run and lead Big 12 doormat Baylor into the national rankings.
Nick Florence threw two long touchdown passes after Robert Griffin was knocked out of the game and No. 21 Baylor extended its winning streak to four games with a 66-42 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday night.
Baylor’s Robert Griffin did more than just knock Oklahoma out of the national championship chase with his latest record-setting performance.