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Jets | Graham would like to see team sign Australian player

Sun, 21 May 2006 17:25:16 -0700

The Melbourne Herald Sun reports New York Jets P Ben Graham would like to see the team sign Australian football player Jason Akermanis. Jets' head coach Eric Mangini has called on Graham to help bring another Australian sportsman to the NFL club. "The New York Jets are in a unique situation with coach Mangini obviously spending time in Australia," Graham said Saturday, May 20. "He wants me to find someone that can help our team." Akermanis is one player on the Jets' radar. "He's one name that's been mentioned," Graham said. Graham said the Jets had studied tapes of Akermanis and his pace and skill were attractive to the club.

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