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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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The Wedding Ringer Football Legend
(2015)
Guiding Light Mitch Hendon
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Filmography

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 2015 The Wedding Ringer
Football Legend
 2009 One Tree Hill (TV Series)
Ken
- Some Roads Lead Nowhere (2009) ... Ken
 2005 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Marty Leonidas
- My Good Name (2005) ... Marty Leonidas
 2003 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Mitch Hendon
- Episode #1.14168 (2003) ... Mitch Hendon
- Episode #1.14167 (2003) ... Mitch Hendon
- Episode #1.14113 (2003) ... Mitch Hendon
 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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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:

Tied with Andra Franklin in leading the NFL in Rushes (177) in 1982. See more »

Nickname:

Riggo See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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