• Shanahan calls QB “Cool Hand Luke,” RG3 stumped

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Nov 24, 2012
    “You know, he’s kind of like Cool Hand Luke,” Shanahan said, via the Washington Post. Shanahan on Friday told reporters he was going to send Griffin III a copy of “Cool Hand Luke” for proper perspective. He laughed and said Luke must be “pretty cool.” “Cool Hand Luke,” of course, is a 1967 flick starring Paul Newman in which the main character, Luke, is a cool customer Southern prisoner who is repeatedly able to escape from the custody of authorities and won’t take “No” for an answer. Shanahan must’ve used express shipping, because Griffin III today tweeted the photo above with this message: The movie was released about 23 years before Griffin III was born, so when he was asked about the comparison in the postgame press conference, Griffin III wasn’t too sure how to respond.
    • Shanahan Sends RG3 ‘Cool Hand Luke’

      (Photo from @RGIII on Twitter) Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan unknowingly dated himself after Thursday’s 38-31 win over the Cowboys after comparing quarterback Robert Griffin III’s performances in key games to “Cool Hand Luke.” “Co
      Source: redskins.com

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