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FVSU's King Inks Three-Year Deal with Oakland Raiders
FVSU's King Inks Three-Year Deal with Oakland Raiders

 

After the 2012 National Football League Draft concluded, there was a mad dash to begin signing undrafted free agents.  No sooner had the draft ended than the Oakland Raiders put pen to paper to sign Fort Valley State University (FVSU) punter Marquette King.  King, a First Team All-SIAC member and recently voted the 2011 FVSU Wildcats Most Valuable Player signed a three-year deal with Raiders.

Damond Talbot of SB Nation “Mocking the Draft” site had this to say about King:

“The reason they were so impressed was because he was constantly booming 70 and 80 yard punts on the sidelines of the practice, which were recorded at over 5.6 seconds hang time. That is a pretty amazing statistic..."

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