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Colts Probably Won’t Take RG3 over Andrew Luck, but Still Must Do Due Diligence
Posted By Chris Trapasso On March 21, 2012 @ 5:36 pm In Colts News | No Comments
Just because the Colts and Luck have been linked since January  doesn’t mean Indy’s front office should fail to complete their due diligence on Robert Griffin III.
This isn’t a case of a clear-cut No. 1 overall quarterback or player.
I truly believe, outside of his prolific collegiate career, Luck’s been slotted to the Colts because of similar signal-calling traits to that of Peyton Manning .
A white, traditional drop-back passer who was the consensus top quarterback during his last two years in college with a father that played in the NFL .
Sound like anyone?
This is definitely not a race issue, but the transition from Manning to Luck has always seemed like it would be relatively smooth due to the quarterbacking resemblance between the two.
As big of a Luck proponent as I am, I also am fully aware of Griffin III’s immense potential. With RG3 comes a lot of unknown, however. Can he move into a pro-style offense?
How will he be under center? Can he read defenses well? Is he willing to stay in the pocket?
The Colts must do thorough research to find the answers to those questions before making their final decision.
Griffin III is just as talented as a passer as Luck in terms of arm strength and accuracy (some say he’s better.) He brings Cam Newton/Mike Vick explosiveness to the field as a runner and doesn’t have any off-the-field or maturity issues.
Think Andrew Luck’s smart?
Griffin III graduated from Baylor University in three years with a 3.67 GPA. 
This is more of a dead heat than we think, or at least it should be. These prospects bring a lot of the same attributes to the field and each have their own specialties.
If the Colts pick Andrew Luck, fine. Just as long as they were diligent in their examination of Robert Griffin III.
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 have been linked since January: http://espn.go.com/nfl/draft2012/story/_/id/7435726/indianapolis-colts-draft-andrew-luck-stanford-cardinal-no-1-pick-sources-say
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 graduated from Baylor University in three years with a 3.67 GPA.: http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2011/12/13/an-early-look-at-the-draft-stock-of-robert-griffin-iii/
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