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2012 NFL Draft: RG3 On His Combine Experience And How He Can Motivate His Teammates

Former Baylor Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Robert Griffin III excited coaches and scouts and pretty much every football fan of a team that needs a quarterback by running a 4.4 40-yard dash, and his personality and charisma impressed those who aren't impressed with speed.

His workout at the Combine is over and between now and the draft, he only has his pro day to show everybody what they already know -- he's really good.

In an interview with on WFAN in New York with Joe And Evan, RG3 talked about the Combine and what he has to offer teams other than his arm, legs and overall athletic ability.

First, he was asked if his decision to not throw at the combine was because Andrew Luck, the consensus No. 1 pick, decided not to throw. He said no and even if Luck had thrown he wouldn't have. He also said it in the third person, just in case you were wondering.

"Some have asked whether Andrew's decision not to throw affected mine and it didn't. If he would've decided to throw the football then guess what? Robert Griffin III is still not going to go out there and throw the football. I think it suits our team in the best way as far as the guys that are coming out of Baylor and to have those pro scouts there and to give them a chance to further their careers in the NFL as well."

When he was asked if he would be ready to play right away in the NFL, he didn't give a definite yes or no answer, but he did say that coaches do a good job of preparing young quarterbacks and he's looking forward to the chance to start.

"I'm excited about that. Coming into a team and trying to get to know the guys on the team, the veterans, really just gel with everybody, and add that next piece that they need to push them over the top. I'm excited about that, I will be ready for it, coaches are doing a much better job nowadays of adjusting to their quarterbacks strengths and trying to work him into the system rather than just throwing him into the system and saying make it work."

And finally, when asked what he brings to a team other than his physical skill, RG3 said he has the ability to inspire his team and their fans.

"There's a lot of things. Everybody is going to say hard work and leadership but I think ability to inspire teams and motivate a fan base is what helped me at Baylor University. My teammates believed every time we stepped on the field we would win the game. On offense or on defense, no matter what on defense they're not going to score and if they do our offense is going to make up for it. On offense we knew we could score every time we got on the field. I'm just excited about bringing that aspect to a team along with my hard work and leadership."

You can listen to the entire interview here.

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