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NC State walk-on receiver overcomes injury, odds

RALEIGH, N.C. Jacoby Brissett doesn't play favorites. The N.C. State quarterback had six players catch at least 20 passes last season and none had more than 45. If you can catch the ball, Brissett likes you and Brissett likes walk-on receiver Gavin Locklear. "He's got my attention," Brissett said. The sophomore from Apex has the quarterback's respect, too. "To go through what he went through and be able to come back and to have the same attitude � if not better � that speaks to his character and the player he is," Brissett said. "That's all you can ask for in a teammate." Locklear, undersized at 5-10 and 186 pounds, was in...

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