Robert Griffin III Coming To D.C. A Little Early
CHANTILLY, Va. (CBSDC) — Heisman Trophy winner and projected Washington Redskins franchise quarterback Robert Griffin III is scheduled to appear at the Collectors’ Showcase of America show Saturday afternoon at the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly.
RG3 will be signing autographs for fans from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
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Event organizers anticipated a heavy turnout for the Baylor quarterback when they booked him prior to the blockbuster trade between the Redskins and St. Louis Rams. Now interest in obtaining his signature skyrocketed — nearing a fever pitch.
Also scheduled to appear at the show will are current Redskins Lorenzo Alexander, Roy Helu, Evan Royster and Darrel Young as well as former players and coaches Mack Alston, Maxie Baughan, Bill Bergey, Ravin Caldwell, Charley Casserly, Darryl Grant, Keith Griffin, Roy Jefferson, Bob Kuziel, Paul Laaveg, Dexter Manley, Richie Petitbon, Walt Rock and Lonnie Sanders.
Among non-Redskins scheduled to appear are Ben Roethlisberger, Hines Ward, Jason Witten, Miles Austin, Bob Cousy, Michael Vick and Matthew Stafford.
In addition, there will be 250 dealer tables showcasing a large variety of collectible memorabilia.
The event runs Saturday from 9a.m. to 5p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
More information on the show is available at the event’s website, CSAShows.com.