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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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Filmography

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 2005 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Marty Leonidas
- My Good Name (2005) ... Marty Leonidas
 1988 1st & Ten: The Championship (TV Series)
L. David Riggins
- The Bulls Own Up (1988) ... L. David Riggins
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 2012 Namath (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 2006-2007 ESPN 25: Who's #1? (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Best Super Bowls (2006) ... Himself
 2006 Super Bowl XL (TV Movie)
Himself
 2006 Pardon the Interruption (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 31 January 2006 (2006) ... Himself
 1971-2005 NFL Monday Night Football (TV Series)
Himself - Washington Redskins Running Back / Himself - Washington Redskins Fullback / Himself - New York Jets Fullback / ...
- Washington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys (2005) ... Himself (uncredited)
- New York Giants vs. Washington Redskins (1985) ... Himself - Washington Redskins Running Back
- St. Louis Cardinals vs. Washington Redskins (1985) ... Himself - Washington Redskins Running Back
- Washington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys (1985) ... Himself - Washington Redskins Running Back
- Atlanta Falcons vs. Washington Redskins (1984) ... Himself - Washington Redskins Running Back
 2003-2005 Wheel of Fortune (TV Series)
Himself
- NFL Players Week 5 (2005) ... Himself
- NFL Players 1 (2003) ... Himself
 2004 NFL Films Presents (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Riggins (2004) ... Himself
 1984 Super Bowl XVIII (TV Movie)
Himself - Washington Redskins Running Back
 1983 1983 NFC Championship Game (TV Movie)
Himself - Washington Redskins Running Back
 1976-1983 The NFL on CBS (TV Series)
Himself - Washington Redskins Running Back / Himself - Washington Redskins Fullback
- Washington Redskins vs. Los Angeles Rams (1983) ... Himself - Washington Redskins Running Back
- Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles (1982) ... Himself - Washington Redskins Running Back
- Washington Redskins vs. New York Giants (1977) ... Himself - Washington Redskins Fullback
- Washington Redskins vs. New York Jets (1976) ... Himself - Washington Redskins Fullback
 1972-1983 The NFL on NBC (TV Series)
Himself - Washington Redskins Running Back / Himself - New york Jets Fullback
- Kansas City Chiefs vs. Washington Redskins (1983) ... Himself - Washington Redskins Running Back
- New York Jets vs. Detroit Lions (1972) ... Himself - New york Jets Fullback
 1983 Super Bowl XVII (TV Movie)
Himself - Washington Redskins Running Back
 1982 1982 NFC Championship Game (TV Movie)
Himself - Washington Redskins Running Back
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 2009 Rome Is Burning (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 15 October 2009 (2009) ... Himself
 2006 ESPN Outside the Lines (TV Series)
Himself - Football Player
- Episode dated 24 July 2006 (2006) ... Himself - Football Player
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Personal Details

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4 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Did You Know?

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.

Trivia:

NFL Career record: 11,352 yards, 104 TDs rushing; 2,090 yards receiving; 13,435 combined net yards, 116 TDs. Super Bowl XVII MVP. See more »

Nickname:

Riggo See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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