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Baylor honors RG3 with statue

Posted August 31st, 2014

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WACO  _ Former Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III visited his old haunts Sunday to help Baylor christen its new football stadium.

The starting quarterback for the Washington Redskins was on hand to see the unveiling of a 9-foot statue of Griffin. The money for the statue was donated by Dr. John Wood and his wife, Pat Alexander Wood.

The statue is located in the stadium’s south plaza facing the Brazos River. Fans who were sail-gating prior to kickoff of Baylor’s game against SMU had a prime viewing spot of the statue.

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Later, Griffin visited the new press box in McLane Stadium. The American-Statesman caught up with Griffin.

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