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FINAL PUSH: Vote for James Robinson for NFL Rookie of the Year

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ROCKFORD (WREX) — Former Rockford Lutheran and Illinois State star James Robinson is one of five finalists for the NFL Rookie of the Year Award. Voting runs through Monday, and James needs your help to tally some more votes his way. You can vote here, or via Twitter.

Robinson and his family have been through a lot over the past year. Mia O'Brien of Jacksonville's First Coast News, our NBC affiliate there, caught up with James and his mom to talk about all of it. Click the videos above to watch those stories.

Derek Bayne

Derek Bayne joined 13 WREX as the sports director in December of 2011. He grew up in the Chicago suburbs and moved back to Illinois after working several years in North Carolina. For any sports story ideas or tips, you can email

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