Originally written on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 6/26/12
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Jacksonville Jaguars star running back Maurice Jones-Drew isn’t just looking for a new contract these days. The former second-round selection (60th overall) in the 2006 NFL Draft out of UCLA is looking to claim the NFL career rushing title as well. “I think it’s doable.  I definitely think it’s doable,” Jones-Drew told 102.3 The Ticket in Denver, via SportRadioInterviews.com.  “Emmitt Smith was in a different situation than a lot of us, though. I mean, he had a Hall of Fame receiver, Hall of Fame quarterback, Hall of Fame offensive line, Hall of Fame fullback.  Whoever put that team together did a heck of a job, and it just showed.” Photo Credit: Jaguars.com In six seasons, the elusive 5-7, 208-pound bulldozer has appeared in 93 contests (50 starts) and registered 6,854 yards on 1,484 carries (4.6 yards per carry) and 65 touchdowns on the ground. He’s also added 129 yards on 13 punt returns (9.1 average), 2,054 yards and two touchdowns on 79 kickoff returns (26.0 average) and 278 ...
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