A Heisman trophy winner, college football's top individual honor, the second pick in this years draft and he signed a 4-year 21.1 million dollar contract with the Washington Redskins! There is no doubt that all of this is fantastic for him. His parents told him not be afraid to be smart so he graduated a semester early from high school and earned a degree at Baylor in three years.
As for his hair he explains: "I don't have dreads. My hair is braided off the scalp." His intention is not to dread but to keep his hair in braids. For Robert Griffin, III, braids rule. Braids have a rich history. Check out the following link for interesting information regarding the history of braids: http://students.cis.uab.edu/archived/uabphd18/main2.html