These photos all come from a disc labeled “Riggins Slides” that turned up while sorting through a stack of CDs without cases today. At least one of the images is iconic — the pointed mustache headshot below — but most of the rest were unfamiliar to me and worth sharing.
(As usual, click on the images to enlarge.)
By now we’re all mostly familiar with this pointed handlebar mustache photo:
But these photos also include several of the stages along the way between clean-shaven and fully mustachioed, including this one:
And this one, in which he looks eerily like Robert Sean Leonard from House (albeit with an early-stage mustache growing in).
And then there’s this interesting facial hair/hat combo.
And this much more famous look.
But it wasn’t all funny hats and strange hairstyles for Riggins. There was that whole Hall-of-Fame-running-back career also.
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