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The preseason MVP for the Jacksonville Jaguars and former small school standout Kevin Elliott has once again climbed the depth chart.  When he made the roster, he wasn’t expected to be moving up the chart, but this kid is chasing his dreams.  After the week one loss, the Jaguars released wide receiver Brian Robiskie who was a former standout at Ohio State University. Robiskie has been in the league as he was drafted by the Browns, but couldn’t stick on the roster.

The undrafted rookie free agent Elliott had a huge preseason and has been impressing the coaching staff in Jacksonville.  If Elliott keeps it up we could see the Orlando, Florida native getting reps and receptions in the game.  This would be a huge success for the former MEAC (Mid Eastern Atlantic Conference) stand out.  As an HBCU wide receiver you are already facing a huge battle, but to get into the NFL, make a roster and move up the depth chart explains how bad #87 wants it.  He is not just chasing a dream, he is making other HBCU players dreams come true, by paving the way.

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