Javess Blue

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Javess Blue

Currently a free agent after reaching an injury settlement with the Green Bay Packers

Signed by Green Bay as a non-drafted free agent on May 8, 2015…Finished his college career at Kentucky after spending two years at Butler Community College (2011-12)…Started 20 of the 22 games he appeared in and posted 72 receptions for 1,111 yards (15.4 avg.) and nine TDs during his two-year career with the Wildcats…The only player in Wildcat history with two receptions of 83 yards or more and was the 23rd player in school history to register 1,000-plus receiving yards…Started 10 of the 11 games he appeared in as a senior in 2014 and registered 29 receptions for 525 yards (18.1 avg.) and five TDs…Caught just two passes in the first three games, but snagged four balls for 35 yards (8.8 avg.) vs. Vanderbilt (Sept. 27)…Notched two impressive TD catches vs. Louisiana-Monroe (Oct. 11), including an 83-yard TD reception down the right sideline and a one-handed 21-yard TD catch amidst tight coverage in the middle of the end zone…Finished with three receptions for 109 yards (36.3 avg.) in the win vs. the Warhawks…Hauled in a 58-yard TD pass from QB Patrick Towles and finished with two catches for 81 yards (40.5 avg.) vs. Mississippi State (Oct. 25)…Tallied three catches and a TD in consecutive weeks at Missouri (Nov. 1) and vs. Georgia (Nov. 8)…Led the Wildcats offense with a career-high 131 yards on six receptions (21.8 avg.) at Tennessee (Nov. 15)…Transferred to Kentucky for his junior season in 2013 and played in 11 games with 10 starts for the Wildcats…Led the team in receiving with 43 catches for 586 yards (13.6 avg.) and four TDs…Also returned 25 kickoffs for 510 yards (20.4 avg.)…Totaled five catches of 20-plus yards…Grabbed six passes for a season-high 114 yards (19.0 avg.) and a TD vs. Miami (Ohio) (Sept. 7)…His 88-yard score vs. the RedHawks marked the fourth-longest pass in UK history…Hauled in another six passes the following week for 58 yards (9.7 avg.) vs. Louisville (Sept. 14)…Tallied 62 yards on four catches (15.5 avg.) at South Carolina (Oct. 5)…Hauled in two receptions for 44 yards (22.0 avg.) and a TD vs. Alabama (Oct. 12)…Caught three passes for 62 yards (20.3 avg.) vs. Missouri (Nov. 9)…Registered 93 yards on five receptions (18.6 avg.) and a TD at Georgia (Nov. 23)…Recorded three catches for 42 yards (14.0 avg.) and a TD vs. Tennessee (Nov. 30)…Graduated from Kentucky with a bachelor’s degree in community leadership and development…Prior to transferring, earned second-team National Junior College Athletic Association All-American and first-team all-conference honors in 2012 at Butler Community College in El Dorado, Kan. …Compiled 65 receptions for 1,064 yards (16.4 avg.) and 12 TDs, which ranked in the top 10 nationally in each category…Also averaged 28.8 yards per kickoff return and 11.2 yards on punt returns…Ranked as the No. 14 junior college player in the nation by ESPN.com…Hauled in five passes for 135 yards (27.0. avg.) and two TDs at Independence (Sept. 15)…Recorded 16 receptions for 175 yards (10.9 avg.) and two TDs vs. Coffeyville (Oct. 20)…Grabbed nine passes for 162 yards (18.0 avg.) and two TDs vs. Hutchinson (Oct. 27)…Registered 27 receptions for 586 yards (21.7 avg.) and three TDs during his freshman year in 2011…Posted 116 yards and a score on two catches (58.0 avg.) vs. Fort Scott (Sept. 3)…Attended Lake Wales (Fla.) High School, where he played WR, DB, KR and PR for four seasons…Totaled 88 receptions for 1,774 yards (20.2 avg.) and 20 TDs during his final two seasons…Received all-state honors as a senior and was a three-time member of the all-county team…Helped guide his team to the Class AAA state semifinals his junior season with an 11-2 record…Also lettered two years in track and field, running the 100, 4×100 and 4×400 events…Volunteered with Special Olympics throughout college

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