Alamo Bowl 2011: Robert Griffin III's Father Attempting To Limit Distractions

Robert Griffin III is doing his best to stay focused for his Baylor Bears bowl game against the Washington Huskies, but it apparently hasn't been easy. The quarterback's father has actually been forced to issue an ultimatum to any agents trying to contact his son during preparations leading up to the 2011 Alamo Bowl.

In fact, according to the gossip hounds over at TMZ, Griffin won't sign with any agent that contacts him directly as per a mandate from his father.

Sources close to RG3's family tell TMZ, RG2 (aka Dad) has decided any agents who contact his son directly will be out of the running to sign him ... and thereby, screwed out of a future multi-million dollar commission.

We're told Dad wants all the agents to contact him -- leaving RG3 alone to focus on next week's Alamo Bowl, and his Master's degree. Believe it or not, some reps are playing ball -- we're told Dad's talking to 5 big-time agents ... just in case RG3 goes pro.

As for that big decision -- our source says Griffin is stressed about it, and far from a lock to go pro ...

Whether that keeps agents away remains to be seen, but it's probably worth doing whatever is possible to make sure a future client showcases his talents on the big stage while keeping his family on the good side.

For more on Robert Griffin III and the Bears, head over to the SB Nation blog Our Daily Bears. For more on the Huskies, check out SB Nation blog UW Dawg Pound. For more on the Alamo Bowl, check out our dedicated stream.

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