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Jacksonville Jaguars
Position
RB
 
Jersey
39
Name  Deji Karim
Born  11/18/1986
Height  5-8
Weight  209
College  Southern Illinois
 
Notes:
A consensus All-American at the FCS level in 2009...The 2009 Missouri Valley Football Conference Offensive Player of the Year...Karim finished third in the voting for the Walter Payton Award that is given to the most outstanding player in the FCS...He rushed for 1,694 yards with 20 total touchdowns as a senior...Missed entire 2008 season with a knee injury...Transferred from Northeast Oklahoma A&M Junior College prior to the 2007 campaign...Lightning in a bottle with top-end speed and a compact body...Terrific athlete...Lacks some size...Didn't play against top-tier competition.