Jackson Jeffcoat motivated to prove doubters wrong

Seattle Seahawks linebacker Jackson Jeffcoat believes that he has all the motivation he needs to succeed in the NFL after not being selected in the 2014 NFL Draft.

Seattle Seahawks linebacker Jackson Jeffcoat has revealed that he is ready to use his undrafted status as motivation to get the best out of his game.

The former Texas Longhorn was touted to be picked within the seven rounds of the NFL Draft, but was passed on by all 32 teams in the selection process before being scooped up by Seattle as a free agent.

Jeffcoat told the Dallas Morning News: "That's what was enticing about Seattle. They see that chip you have and poke at it and keep poking at it to make it grow in a positive way.

"It becomes motivation to become better than you ever thought you could be."

Jeffcoat recorded 82 tackles and 13 sacks for the Longhorns in the 2013 season.

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