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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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Known For

Riggo on the Range
(2012)
The Wedding Ringer
The Wedding Ringer Football Legend
(2015)
Namath
Namath Himself
(2012)
Super Bowl XL
Super Bowl XL Himself
(2006)

Filmography

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 2015 The Wedding Ringer
Football Legend
 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial for Papa John's pizza, with former Washington Redskins teammates Jeff Bostic, Russ Grimm, Joe Jacoby, and Rick Walker.

Publicity Listings:

4 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

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.

Trivia:

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

Nickname:

The Diesel See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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