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NFL DRAFT: Subway Magic? Georgia LB Jarvis Jones follows RG3 with food statue

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    Jarvis Jones, the top 2013 NFL draft prospect from Georgia, unveils a “Smokehouse BBQ Chicken" statue of himself to announce his official Subway's Famous Fan title on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 in New York. Jarvis joins a roster of fellow "Famous Fans" that include Robert Griffin III, Justin Tuck, Michael Strahan, Ndamukong Suh, Blake Griffin and Michael Phelps. More than 10 pounds of chicken were used to create the work of art, made by artist James Victor of Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)The Associated Press

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    Jarvis Jones, top center, the top 2013 NFL draft prospect from Georgia, goes behind the counter after unveiling a food statue of himself, foreground, to announce his official Subway's Famous Fan title on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 in New York. Jarvis joins a roster of fellow "Famous Fans" that include Robert Griffin III, Justin Tuck, Michael Strahan, Ndamukong Suh, Blake Griffin and Michael Phelps. More than 10 pounds of chicken were used to create the work of art, made by artist James Victor of Conshohocken, Pa. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)The Associated Press

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    Jarvis Jones, the top 2013 NFL draft prospect from Georgia, listens during an interview after Subway unveiled a food statue in is likeness and gave him the chain's "Famous Fan" title on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)The Associated Press

Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones was happy to follow in Robert Griffin III's footsteps by posing for a statue of his likeness made out of food. Jones hopes to also replicate Griffin's award-winning rookie regular season.

Jones posed with and hugged the bust of his likeness Tuesday at a Subway restaurant in Manhattan, "amazed" at its authenticity — right down to the dreadlocks made of more than 1,000 raisins.

He also accepted the challenge of what he called "Subway Magic," by becoming an NFL rookie of the year.

The likely top-15 pick in Thursday night's draft says "that's definitely one of my goals" after seeing Griffin take such honors. He adds that winning Defensive Rookie of the Year "would be a great accomplishment to start off my career."