The wedding of Robert Griffin III to Rebecca Liddicoat: A roundup of details
Griffin again worked on the side Tuesday as the Redskins began their spring minicamp, the franchise quarterback wearing a tight long-sleeve white T-shirt instead of a jersey and sporting the now-familiar large black brace on his right knee. He ran drills with other rehabbing players as he’s done all spring but the newest element to his routine is the ramped-up sprinting that he hopes keeps him on pace to be full-go when training camp starts in late July. “I’ve said it a bunch a times,” Griffin said. “I’m pretty confident I’ll be ready.” Before that, there’s the matter of getting married to longtime fiancee Rebecca Liddicoat. Griffin will have another couple of weeks of rehab at Redskins Park, during which he plans to begin cutting drills, but then his attention shifts to his big off-field day and the juggling act of making sure he’s still tending to his surgically reconstructed knee.
RGIII Marries Rebecca Liddicoat
Vote in Urgent National Poll Barkley tweeted on Saturday: “Wedding Day! Beyond blessed, thankful and excited to marry the girl of my dreams and my best friend. Praise the Lord!” Griffin married Rebecca Liddicoat in Denver on the same day, according to Comcast SportsNet Washington . They had been engaged since 2010 while both attended Baylor, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Griffin, likewise, took to Twitter on Saturday to say: “The easiest way to say It……BIG DAY!” Griffin’s relationship was a little more high profile, planting candles around indoor football facility at Baylor and secretly inviting her family down for the surprise proposal in 2010. He even had one of his football teammates strumming a guitar while he popped the question, according to the Star-Telegram. The Huffington Post reported that Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan and Baylor coach Art Briles both attended the Denver wedding, where Liddicoat is from. It will soon be back to reality for Barkley and Griffin. Barkley, a fourth round pick from Southern California, will be fighting Eagles veteran and former All-Pro Michael Vick for the starting quarterback spot with Nick Fowles and Dennis Dixon, according to the Los Angeles Times. The Eagles are trying to bounce back from a 4-12 season that saw Vick injured and Fowles, as his backup, struggle most of the year.
Robert Griffin III still gets emotional recalling initial hours after surgery
Think again. Griffin, who married his college sweetheart Rebecca Liddicoat in a ceremony in Denver over the weekend, has said he will be continuing to rehab his knee in advance of Washington’s first day of training camp on July 25. Im planning ahead to make sure I do the things I have to do while Im on that honeymoon, Griffin said in June . And I think Im a responsible guy, so Ill make sure I do everything I have to, to be ready cutting , running, working out and so when I get back and they see me, theyll be not only impressed , but theyll feel safe and sound to put me out there.” After suffering a partially torn anterior cruciate ligament and lateral cruciate ligament, injuries which required ” total reconstruction ” of Griffin’s knee, the 23-year-old has been working with trainers for the past six months. In April, some three months after surgery, Griffin was doing jumping jacks and running in place . By June, he had progressed to ” explosive sprinting .” The initial projection was that it would be six to eight months before Griffin’s knee was heeled. It’s been six months now, so barring setbacks Griffin could be ready to start the Redskins’ September 9 opener against the Eagles. So Redskins fans can rest easy knowing that even though their star quarterback has stopped tweeting while on his honeymoon, the rehab goes on.
Robert Griffin III ties the knot
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RGIII got married on Saturday in Colorado . The superstar quarterback and the Redskins organization have been very quiet about this and havent provided any photos or details but our colleagues at D.C. Sports Bog diligently reported through the holiday weekend, working the phones and combing through social-media posts, and heres what we know: The groom: Wore a blinding white suit with white shirt, vest and tie . The bride: Well, it looks like she wore your typical big white dress . Alas, this was the one wedding where no one was paying as much attention to the bride, at least judging from the photos posted on social media, which are remarkably groom-centric. The wedding party: The men, in dark suits, wore hot-pink vests and ties , according to this photo from Griffins high school pal William Mallow, that matched the bridesmaids off-the-shoulder pink cocktail dresses. At least five attendants on each side, judging from this photo . Griffins dad was his best man, Liddicoats sister her maid-of-honor.
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The best of America, thats how I felt, Newman told the Washington Post. I just saw people, all ages, all ethnicities, all colors white, black, Hispanic, Asian really just enjoying each other. And I marveled at it. I just was filled with a sense of pride and optimism optimism, man because we live in fractured world. And that sense of any kind of division was not there. Griffin and Liddicoat met while Griffin was the quarterback at Baylor, where his on-field talents eventually earned him the Heisman Trophy. After dating for just a year, Griffin proposed to Liddicicoat following Baylors 2010 Homecoming game on their college campus. Inside the candlelit building, Robert retrieved the ring from his father, then crooned a ballad he had penned for the occasion, accompanied by a teammate with a guitar, according to Baylors alumni magazine. Surrounded by their families, he took a knee and popped the question. The college sweethearts purchased their newlywed home a $2.5 million 5-bedroom home in Loudoun County, Va.
RGIII Will Do Some Rehab On His Honeymoon
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That was never a thought that crossed my mind. You know, the tough part about it honestly was I went in the surgery not knowing what was wrong. Griffin hobbled off the field in the fourth quarter of his teams playoff loss to the Seattle Seahawks knowing that his knee was badly injured. MRI exam results showed that his lateral collateral ligament (LCL) was at least partially torn, and people with knowledge of the situation said at the time that it was believed that Griffins ACL was at least partially torn as well. But questions remained about the full extent, and doctors didnt expect to find the answers to those questions until they opened Griffins knee up. The doctor told me after he looked at the MRI that he was not sure if the ACL was gone, which gave me, my family and the organization a little bit of hope that the injury would not as serious, said Griffin, who until Thursday hadnt spoken extensively about the surgery or his rehab. Griffin said his father told him that Dr. James Andrews examined the quarterbacks injured right knee on the operating table for 15 minutes, initially unsure what to do. Griffin added, He said if I were 40 years old and I was not going to play football anymore and just play pickup game of basketball here or there, I would not have needed the surgery on my ACL, but because of the player that I am and the type of game that I can play, he went ahead and did it for me because he felt it was needed. Griffin, of course, didnt know what was going on, and didnt find out until he groggily felt his knees to learn what had happened. I knew I was going to have to get my LCL repaired but looking at the MRIs and everything we couldnt really tell if my ACL needed to be repaired, the quarterback said. So, you know, I have been through this before [in 2009], so I know if you have a patella tendon graft [to reconstruct the ACL] on the same knee, you cant get it from the same knee. So I knew when I got put to sleep if I woke up and felt my left knee [where the patella tendon was taken from], that Id had surgery on my ACL. He continued: So I woke up, the nurse didnt notice I was up, and I felt my left leg and I went back to sleep because I didnt want to have to deal with it at that time.