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Baylor to honor RGIII with statue of Heisman winner

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Nick Saban has one. So does Cam Newton. Sam Bradford has one as well as Tim Tebow. Hey, even John Harbaugh has one. Soon former Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III will have one as well. We’re talking about statues, of course.

Baylor’s new football stadium is set to open this season, and fans will have a chance to snap a photo by one of the top attractions at McLane Stadium, a 9.5-foot bronze statue of RGIII, the school’s only Heisman Trophy winner in program history. The statue will be installed in the south end zone plaza of McLane Stadium, according to David Ubben of FOXSports.com.

The statue was designed by Tom White of Arizona. White is a native of Midland, Texas. Details about how the statue will look are being kept under lock and key for now, adding to the anticipation for the grand unveiling prior to Baylor’s home opener against SMU on Sunday, August 31.

“It’s gonna be awesome,” White said to FOXSports.com. “It’s a great tribute to him and all his wonderful accomplishments.”

We will just have to wait and see how the final product looks, but odds are White strayed as far away from Griffining as possible.

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4 Responses to “Baylor to honor RGIII with statue of Heisman winner”
  1. cubano76 says: Jul 8, 2014 12:56 PM

    I wonder if the statue will also send out daily uplifting, look at me lifting weights holding my new shoes tweets?

  2. goodellisruiningtheleague says: Jul 8, 2014 12:57 PM

    will it come with a knee brace?

  3. manik56 says: Jul 8, 2014 1:04 PM

    What’s the hurry?

  4. psly2124 says: Jul 8, 2014 5:04 PM

    Really. What a waste . If anyone they should have had a statue of mike singletary. Griffen is the most overrated player in the nfl. And he should not have won the heisman.

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