New Cleveland Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III was named the starting QB for the season on Monday by the team.
So what do you need to know about RG3 now that you’ll be seeing him on Sundays throughout the season?
1. RG3 was born in Japan
American football player Robert Griffin III, also known as RG3, waves to the crowd as he participates in a Memorial Day parade with his parents Robert Griffin Jr and Jackie Griffin in Washington on May 27, 2013. (Photo credit NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
His parents were both sergeants in the Army
2. He’s a huge superhero nerd
NEW YORK, NY – DECEMBER 10: A detail view of Heisman Memorial Trophy Award winner Robert Griffin III of the Baylor Bears showing his Superman socks during a press conference at The New York Marriott Marquis on December 10, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
He wore Superman socks to the Heisman Trophy presentation – and they even had a cape!
3. Griffin III made the most endorsement money for an NFL rookie in history in 2012
WACO, TX – NOVEMBER 19: Robert Griffin III #10 of the Baylor Bears celebrates a touchdown pass on November 19, 2011 in Waco, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Thanks to Subway, Adidas, Gatorade and more – he cashed in early!
4. RG3 got engaged in college – and he’s got a daughter!
PHILADELPHIA, PA – NOVEMBER 17: Quarterback Robert Griffin III #10 of the Washington Redskins kisses his wife Rebecca Liddicoat (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
He proposed to his wife Rebecca when he was still at school, and the couple welcome their first child, Reese Ann Griffin, into the world last year.
5. He grew up a Broncos fan!
ST. LOUIS, MO – SEPTEMBER 16: Robert Griffin III #10 of the Washington Redskins jokes with head coach Mike Shanahan also of the Washington Redskins during pre-game warm ups prior to playing against the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome on September 16, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
Click the link above for the story about how we bragged to his friends from Texas when he was younger about the Broncos.