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A chaotic third quarter of the VRBO Fiesta Bowl prolonged to occasions off the sphere after ESPN analyst Robert Griffin III obtained a telephone name that his spouse had gone into labor. He promptly exited to be along with his spouse.
No. 3 TCU and No. 2 Michigan mixed for a CFP-record 44 factors in an unimaginable third quarter.
TCU led 21-6 on the half and by the point the fourth quarter started, the rating was 41-30 in favor of the Horned Frogs.
The third quarter featured 5 offensive touchdowns, three turnovers, a defensive landing and one child supply announcement.
Griffin III was part of ESPN’s Megacast for the massive recreation together with Cole Cubelic, Taylor Lewan and AQ Shipley.
Cubelic at first evenly ribbed Griffin III, the previous Heisman Trophy-winning QB, for taking a telephone name in the course of the reside broadcast. As Griffin III ended the decision, he advised his co-hosts he had someplace rather more vital to be.
He confirmed nice breakaway pace as he took off towards the tunnel, an ESPN cameraman gamely trying to maintain up with him.
Griffin III, 32, agreed to a multiyear contract with ESPN in 2021 after seven years within the NFL. He made no secret of his need to maintain enjoying when he introduced his take care of ESPN.
“ESPN has been nice via this entire course of and understanding that I nonetheless need to play,” mentioned Griffin on the time. “I nonetheless love the sport. If that chance does not come, I will be giving every part I’ve to ESPN and this course of,” he continued. (h/t ESPN)
His lightning-quick pace exhibits he nonetheless has a number of athleticism left within the tank if NFL groups have an interest.