Maurice Jones-Drew insists he won't miss offseason activities in 2013

Sam Greenwood

Jones-Drew earned 414 yards rushing in the first six games of the 2012 season before an injury relegated him to the sideline.

Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew insists that he will not miss any mandatory practices or activities during the 2013 offseason, according to Mark Long of the Associated Press.

The three-time Pro Bowl running back had a very lengthy holdout during the 2012 offseason as he pursued a contract extension with the Jaguars. The team never gave in and the running back returned to the team in time for the beginning of the regular season, although Rashad Jennings was named the starter for Week 1.

Long also reported that Jones-Drew intends to go back to UCLA to take classes beginning Jan. 8. He entered the 2006 NFL Draft after his junior season at the school.

Jones-Drew, 27, is entering the final year of his contract in 2013 and is set to become a free agent in spring 2014 barring a new contract from the Jaguars. The majority of his 2012 season has been spent on the sideline due to an injury suffered early in the season after only six games and five starts.

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