Vote for Rockford’s James Robinson for NFL Rookie of the Year
Heads up 815, we need to make this happen. NFL's Rookie if the Year award to entirely up to football fans. Let's get to work on this.
What a rookie season for James Robison as an undrafted running back with the Jacksonville Jaguars. The team may not have grabbed many headlines, but that wasn't the case for James.
By the time an ankle injury sidelined him for the remainder of the season, James Robinson Robinson rushed for 1,070. He also had 344 yards receiving giving him 1,414 total yards from scrimmage, the most ever by an undrafted rookie.
Adding to Mr. Robinson's accolades, the NFL just announced today (1/8) that James is a finalist for the 2020 Pepsi Zero Sugar NFL Rookie of the Year award. If he were to win it he’d be the first undrafted player in NFL history to do so.
There are some other talented players up for this honor, Vikings receiver Justin Jefferson, Colts running back Jonathan Taylor, Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert and Washington defensive end Chase Young, but we know who needs to bring home this award. The winner will be announced Super Bowl week.
There are a couple ways you can vote for James Robinson:
On Twitter, by tweeting James Robinson or @Robinson_jamess with the hashtag #PepsiROY.
You can vote until January 25th.
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