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Robert Griffin III's nickname is RG3 because he's the third consecutive Robert Griffin in his family—hence the III. While this has been a problem for ESPN before, it's never created so many issues as it did for Linda Cohn tonight on SportsCenter, who despite dropping several "RG3" references continued to call the Heisman Trophy winner "Robert Griffin Jr." We imagine the Baylor quarterback—who announced plans to enter the NFL draft Tuesday—would reply with a smile and a "Please, Linda, call me RG3. Robert Griffin Jr.'s my father's name." [ESPN]


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