Found June 13, 2013 on Football Nation:
Believe it or not, the biggest rock star on the Jacksonville Jaguars roster is really, the team’s owner itself, Shad Khan.Everyone in Duval County knows it.While the franchise can boast a player like Maurice Jones-Drew, who is a mega star, and rising stars in Justin Blackmon and Cecil Shorts, Khan is still, “The Man.”During rookie training camp, OTAs and even the mandatory mini camp that he stood on the sidelines for, everyone wanted to talk to Khan. As he stood amongst the masses and took pictures with fans, signed autographs and smiled that billion-dollar smile, it could have been a red-carpet pre show somewhere in New York or South Beach.Khan was on the scene and everyone wanted to see what Khan was doing.This is the second year of Khan’s rebuilding process. This is the second coach he has dealt with (Mike Mularkey was the first) in the same amount of time. With a new coach in Gus Bradley, and a new belief in success, there is a culture that everyone picks up on, much like a rock...
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