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Robert Griffin leaves Baylor game

Posted on: November 26, 2011 9:29 pm
Edited on: November 26, 2011 9:30 pm
Posted by Tom Fornelli

Baylor and Texas Tech spent the first 30 minutes of their game trading touchdowns, but in between those score Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin took a few blows as well. In particular, one forearm to the head as he slid that caused his helmet to bounce off the turf. Griffin had to leave the game for a play before coming back in and running for a touchdown on his first play back.

Well, there must be something more to the injury, because when the Baylor Bears came out for the second half, junior Nick Florence was under center and Griffin was standing on the sideline. While Baylor wouldn't go into details, it did say he's out for the rest of the game.

There has been no official word on Griffin's injury from the Baylor sideline, but given the blow to the head in the first half, you have to believe that Griffin may be suffering from a concussion.

Which, aside from being a huge blow to Griffin and Baylor, would also be a blow to Griffin's Heisman candidacy. He accounted for 168 total yards and 3 touchdowns in the first half.

When we hear anything further about Griffin's injury, we'll let you know.

Since: Dec 7, 2008
Posted on: November 26, 2011 11:57 pm

Robert Griffin leaves Baylor game

Texas Tech, chop block champions. They've caused severe injury to many a player. But what can you do? 15yards is about it under current rules. Not surprised by claims of dirty play tonight. That's their MO.

Since: Jan 7, 2009
Posted on: November 26, 2011 11:51 pm

Robert Griffin leaves Baylor game

Having watched the Big 12 for a long time, I'm pretty sure that Texas Tech is not only the dirtiest team in the conference, but one of the worst in all of college football. They continually hit QB's in the head. Every single game it's the same. They can't stop anybody, so they headhunt the QB. I like how Griffin was sliding and got hit with a forearm. You guys are so classy, did Suh go to school there?

Since: Dec 20, 2009
Posted on: November 26, 2011 11:10 pm

Robert Griffin leaves Baylor game

RGIII only plays a half and still scores 3 TD's.   Anyone wanna see one of the dirtiest teams around - watch the Tech vs Baylor replay.  Tech ripping at RGIII's facemask all game - hitting him on dead ball plays at the knees and finally knocking him out of the ground when he slides on a running play and the Tech defender slams his head into the ground w/ his shoulder.  I'm all for playing and hitting hard but when it's consistently dirty - someone needs to pay the consequences.  

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