UPDATE:07/08/2013: After years of dating, and enjoying their first full season in the public view, Robert Griffin III married Rebecca Liddicoat on July 6, 2013. No word on whether Robert Griffin III’s wife Rebecca Liddicoat will now be Rebecca Griffin III or not.
2011 Heisman candidate Robert Griffin III is a fascinating man. He graduated from high school early, he’s committed to earning a Master’s degree even while playing in the NFL, and as opposed to most jocks, has no issues revealing his emotions in the national print media. In 2010, while Robert Griffin was dating his longtime girlfriend, Rebecca Liddicoat, he spoke with the New York Post:
Love can be hard, man,… But I don’t mind being vulnerable
In an ironic twist, the date that article was printed (10/23/2010) would be the last day Griffin could call Liddicoat his girlfriend. In an elaborate set-up, following Baylor’s 47-42 victory over Kansas State that night, Robert Griffin proposed to his girlfriend Rebecca Liddicoat. After the game, RGIII had Liddicoat meet him in the teams indoor athletic facility, where she was met with lit candles, surrounded by family and serenaded by Griffin who had a teammate playing guitar behind him, before Griffin dropped to one knee. She said yes, though there are no known wedding plans yet.
Griffin and Liddicoat were given the gift of celebrating their one year engagement anniversary on Griffin’s only bye week of the season.
Rebecca Liddicoat is originally from Boulder, CO.