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Jaguars RB James Robinson named finalist for Pepsi Rookie of the Year

Robinson would be the first undrafted player to win the award

NFL: DEC 13 Titans at Jaguars Photo by David Rosenblum/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Jacksonville Jaguars RB James Robinson was named a finalist for the 2020 Pepsi Zero Sugar Rookie of the Year Award.

Robinson totaled 1,414 yards from scrimmage in 14 games, the most ever by an undrafted rookie. According to the Jaguars press release, Robinson was the only rookie to average over 100 scrimmage yards per game this season. Robinson’s 1,070 rushing yards is second most by a rookie in franchise history, and fourth most in overall franchise history. Robinson scored ten total touchdowns this season, fourth most among rookies.

Candidates alongside Robinson are: Los Angeles Chargers QB Justin Herbert, Minnesota Vikings WR Justin Jefferson, Indianapolis Colts RB Jonathan Taylor, and Washington Football Team DE Chase Young.

Fans can vote for James Robinson by retweeting this link on Twitter.