NFL Draft 2012: Robert Griffin III Leaning Toward Exit, According To Report

ARLINGTON, TX - NOVEMBER 26: Robert Griffin III #10 of the Baylor Bears celebrates a touchdown against the Texas Tech Red Raiders at Cowboys Stadium on November 26, 2011 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Robert Griffin III is leaning toward declaring for the 2012 NFL Draft, according to a report.

Signs are starting to point to Baylor Bears Heisman-winning quarterback Robert Griffin III declaring for the 2012 NFL Draft. Among the latest notes on the matter is this from Tony Pauline of SI.com, who reports RG3's stance is shifting toward a pro turn:

Tony  Pauline@TonyPauline Said on 12/22 things could change and they have- hearing Robert Griffin III had a change of heart and leaning towards entering the draft.

With USC Trojans quarterback Matt Barkley sticking around, next year's market for quarterbacks makes Griffin a potential top-five pick. It's hard to imagine him falling out of the top 10. He's shown he's capable of turning a team of underdogs into a conference contendor, which any NFL team in position to be drafting early on should be excited about.

The Alamo Bowl against the Washington Huskies could be Griffin's last game at Baylor.

For more on RG3, visit Baylor blog Our Daily Bears. For more NFL Draft, head to Mocking the Draft.

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