NEW YORK -- After one of the most fascinating college careers imaginable, Denard Robinson has found a home in the NFL. He might even be the best quarterback on his new roster.
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"I'm surprised he didn't go earlier," NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock said. "Forget about durability and size, this is a kid that's as tough as anybody I've ever seen. He's a playmaker. I don't care if he's a slot, running back or a return man. I bet you he's a gunner on punt return, too. You have to find a spot for him."
"It's a great feeling being drafted," Robinson said on a conference call with reporters. "They can put me in at receiver or running back or whatever. There's a lot of different positions, so I'm excited about doing that."
The pick might remind Jaguars fans of another former quarterback who changed positions: Matt Jones. The difference, of course, is that Robinson didn't cost a first-round pick.