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H.Res. 498: Recognizing and commending Baylor University quarterback Robert Griffin III for winning the 2011 Heisman Trophy and for his academic and athletic accomplishments. Read More

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This resolution was introduced on Dec 15, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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Dec 15, 2011

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RESOLUTION

Recognizing and commending Baylor University quarterback Robert Griffin III for winning the 2011 Heisman Trophy and for his academic and athletic accomplishments.

Whereas Robert Griffin III was born on February 12, 1990, to United States Army Sergeants Robert Jr. and Jacqueline Griffin in Okinawa, Japan; Whereas Robert Griffin III's mother and father have instilled in him an unparalleled work ethic, outstanding leadership, discipline, and a desire to excel; Whereas Robert Griffin III graduated No. 7 from Copperas Cove High School, in Copperas Cove, Texas, in 2008; Whereas Robert Griffin III graduated from Baylor University with a 3.67 GPA in Political Science in December of 2010; Whereas Robert Griffin III is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Communication at Baylor University; Whereas Robert Griffin III became Baylor University's starting quarterback in 2008; Whereas the Baylor University's football team finished the regular season with a 9-3 record, its best record since 1986; Whereas the Baylor University's football team is ranked number twelve in the Bowl Championship Series and fifteen in the Associated Press rankings; Whereas in 2011 Robert Griffin III completed 267 of 369 passes, for 3,998 yards and 36 touchdowns while throwing only 6 interceptions; Whereas in 2011 Robert Griffin III led college football with a 192.3 passing efficiency rating, which would break the single-season record in Football Bowl Subdivision history; Whereas Robert Griffin III has accounted for 10,071 yards passing and 77 touchdowns, with only 17 interceptions, during his career at Baylor University; Whereas Robert Griffin III is the...

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Bill Summary

H.Res. 498: Recognizing and commending Baylor University quarterback Robert Griffin III for winning the 2011 Heisman Trophy and for his academic and athletic accomplishments.

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