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John Riggins (III)

As one of football's most colorful personalities, John Riggins is best known for his days as a running back for the Washington Redskins. His bruising, punishing style of play wore down opponents and brought new meaning to the concept of the power running game. He is equally remembered as a renegade for sporting a Mohawk early in his career and for... See full bio »

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- My Good Name (2005) ... Marty Leonidas
 1988 1st & Ten: The Championship (TV Series)
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- The Bulls Own Up (1988) ... L. David Riggins
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TV commercial for Papa John's pizza, with former Washington Redskins teammates Jeff Bostic, Russ Grimm, Joe Jacoby, and Rick Walker.

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4 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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Personal Quote:

"I'm broke, I'm bored and I'm back." On his return to the Washington Redskins after sitting out the 1980 season over failed contract negotiations.


Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1992. See more »


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