Written by Gil Alcaraz IV on January 10, 2012
According to multiple reports, Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III has opted to forgo his senior season with the Bears and will petition to enter the 2012 NFL Draft.
The 2011 Heisman Trophy winner, Griffin is considered a top-10 pick who could potential go within the first two or three picks.
Now that the dual-threat quarterback has declared himself eligible for the 2012 NFL Draft, the No. 2 pick (currently held by the St. Louis Rams) becomes much more valuable as teams will seek to land the play-making gunslinger. With a number of quarterback-needy teams near the top of the draft, the Rams will be expecting a king’s ransom in return for their spot in line.
Although Griffin’s draft stock will certainly fluctuate as predraft workouts begin, it’s (read more…)