"Knowing the style of the parents and the heart of the parents, I think it was a desire of Robert's," Copperas Cove coach Jack Welch said. "They were willing to help Robert any way he wanted to."
"He understands that he has been given a talent," said Welch, Griffin's high school coach. "That's not arrogance. When you understand you have a talent, there's responsibility with that talent. That responsibility is to push yourself to be the best you can be."