Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 8/17/12
Jeff Demps may have the speed of an Olympic silver medalist. But even before finding his way to London to compete in the 4x100-meter relay at this summer's game, Demps was a standout running back for the University of Florida. On Friday, the Patriots reportedly made Demps the newest member of their team. The former-Gator running back chose New England after close to 10 teams, including the New York Jets, made attempts to sign the speedster. Demps' speed is one of a kind and he could provide some much-needed depth to the Patriots backfield. He may be diminutive, listed at...

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