Rookie Orientation: Josh Jacobs - The Unlikely Usurper

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Episode 4 of Rookie Orientation profiles the most unique -or, unlikely - of first-round running backs, Josh Jacobs, the 24th overall pick by the Oakland Raiders.

Few players have had to overcome the series of circumstances Josh Jacobs did as a child, to even get to Alabama. Jacobs’ appeal goes beyond just who he is as a person, as tremendous as that is. It’s hard to watch Jacobs and not come away wildly impressed with all that he can do on the football field.

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Matt Harmon takes a closer look at the player who will fight to become something in the NFL, that he was never in college….a workhorse feature for his team’s offense.

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