Getting To Know the 2013 Washington Redskins: Jawan Jamison

Nick Wass

A look back at Jawan Jamison's 2012 season at Rutgers and a look at his 2013 season with the Redskins.

Jawan Jamison. 5’7", 203 lb

Rutgers, Running Back

Rookie

Twitter handle: @JawanJamison

Key Career Stats

1,972 Rushing yards, 13 Rushing Touchdowns, 36 Receptions, 385 Receiving yards, 2 Receiving Touchdowns (2011-2012)

2012 Stats: 1,075 Rushing yards, 4 Rushing Touchdowns, 28 receptions, 323 Receiving yards, 2 Receiving touchdowns

2012 Highlight: Jawan Jamison was a very productive running back at Rutgers. Based on what I have seen of him, he has great hands and is a very good runner. Jamison makes choice cuts in the open field and had an impressive 11.5 average receiving yards last season. His 1,075 rushing yard total last season is nothing to ignore either. His running production at Rutgers is likely tied to his great cuts and timely jukes, which helped him break away from defenders. Below is his college highlight reel so you can get a sneak peak at this new Redskin.

What is coming in 2013: The running back competition behind Alfred Morris is wide open at this point. Jamison will be competing with Chris Thompson, Roy Helu, and Evan Royster for the 3rd down back job. I believe Jamison has the upper hand at the current moment. Thompson and Helu may both be sidelined due to injury and Royster is in question to be on the team this season after his unimpressive 2012 campaign as the third down back. Jamison does remind me of Alfred Morris as a runner because of his choice cuts, but his smaller frame leads to some concern for injuries. I believe the bigger concern is his reliance on jukes to get big yards after the catch. I have seen many runners evade college level linebackers with ease but Jamison may not be so elusive on the NFL level. If he is not elusive enough at the NFL level, he will not be an effective 3rd down running back.

Jawan Jamison - Ultimate 2012 Highlights [HD] (via ThatHighlightChannel)


X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Hogs Haven

You must be a member of Hogs Haven to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Hogs Haven. You should read them.

Join Hogs Haven

You must be a member of Hogs Haven to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Hogs Haven. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker