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  • Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III hugged his mother, Jacqueline, as sister Dejon (left) and father Robert Griffin Jr. looked on after an exhibition game in August. Family interaction always was stressed in the Griffin household. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    RG3's traits passed down from father

    Robert Griffin Jr. has been a father for 27 of his 47 years on this earth. The beginning, with all its thrills and wonder, featured that awakening all new parents experience. Children, it turns out, come with no instruction booklet. Somehow the manufacturer always leaves that out of the box.

  • NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, left, poses with Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III, right as he is selected by the Washington Redskins as the second pick in the first round of the National Football League Draft held at Radio City Music Hall, New York, N.Y., Thursday, April 26, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Introducing the new face of the Redskins: Robert Griffin III

    His relentless drive to excel merges the elements of Robert Griffin III — the supremely gifted athlete, the quiet kid from central Texas, the hopeless romantic, the charismatic leader, the passionate student — into one package. He is RG3.

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  • "You always give credit where credit is due — to high school coaches, college coaches — but my dad, the foundation that he built with me, is where all of this came from," Robert III said. "The speed, the determination, the mindset, just the natural belief that you can do anything you put your mind to, it all comes from my dad."

    RG3's traits passed down from father →

  • One day, he told his dad he wanted to be better than Michael Jordan.

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