Found May 03, 2012 on Tauntr:


STILLWATER, OK—Since hearing numerous reports that the Jacksonville Jaguars selected him with the fifth overall pick in last week’s NFL draft, former Oklahoma State wide receiver Justin Blackmon has ignored all phone calls from Jaguars management, believing the team will eventually go away if he avoids them long enough.



Despite Blackmon’s refusal to pick up any incoming calls coming from Jacksonville’s 386 or 904 area codes and his newly established practice of having friends or family answer calls from numbers he doesn’t recognize, the Jaguars have remained persistent.



“Hey Justin, it’s Gene Smith with the Jaguars,” said the Jacksonville general manager in a voicemail left on Blackmon’s phone yesterday afternoon. “We’ve been trying to call you for almost a week now. Don’t know if you’re out of the service area or left your phone on silent, but if you could call us back that’d be great. We got what I hope is good news for you, so please, please, get in touch with us. OK?” Smith paused then added, “Maybe I’ll try back again a bit later,”which Smith did do but was unable to leave a message as Blackmon's voice mailbox was full.

5 Comments:
  • uhh...

    there is just one problem with this report. Justin Blackmon has already been to Jacksonville and given a press conference:

    http://www.jaguars.com/media-gallery/photo-gallery/Justin-Blackmons-first-day-at-EverBank-Field/955a1cf6-1ec7-477e-a5db-67c3d1c277a6
  • Justin Blackmon is participating in OTA:

    WHAT WR JUSTIN BLACKMON SAYS
    “It (Day 1 of rookie minicamp) was everything and more. I enjoyed it, being out there and just getting back into the rhythm of football. These last couple months have just been nothing but meetings and traveling. So just getting back to running, catching balls, getting timing down and bonding with teammates; I’ve got teammates again so it’s always a good thing to do.”

    http://www.jaguars.com/news/article-InsideTheJaguars/Inside-the-Jaguars-0504/18b428b9-97e9-41f0-976c-257ff626958f
  • I think he was in mini camp yesterday and today so i think this report might be a little wrong. You might want to check your source
  • He's in mini-camp, the Jaguars are lookin' good, and next stop......Super Bowl!
  • What kind of moron writes a story like this without checking sources! Blackmon's been here since the draft and is now participating in a mini-camp for draftees, undrafted rookies and Pro street agents. Bad reporting puts a black eye on your service.
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