RGIII received 29 votes, while fellow first year stand out quarterbacks Andrew Luck and Russell Wilson received 11 and 10 votes, respectively.
After accepting the award, Robert Griffin III took some time and reflected on his remarkable season, saying that winning the NFC East “felt amazing.” Griffin III surprised many by walking without crutches and seemingly being ahead of schedule in terms of his rehabilitation. RGIII gave fans an update on the status of his rehab, saying he’s “worked his butt off” to get to where he currently is.
We will have more updates regarding Robert Griffin III’s rehab and the entire Redskins organization as the off season continues.
Watch Robert Griffin III accept the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year award: