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Dez Briscoe Proves It's Not What You Know, But Who You Know

Dez Briscoe had a stellar college career at the University of Kansas. In 2007 he was named to Sporting News freshman All-America honorable mention, second-team all-Big 12 in 2008 as well as Sports Illustrated All-American honorable mention and Insight Bowl MVP, and in 2009 he was named first-team all-Big 12 and finished his career as the Jayhawks all-time leading receiver.

Briscoe has had an okay NFL career thus far but he's living proof that sometimes it's better to be lucky than good. More after the jump...

Briscoe was drafted in 2010 by the Cincinnati Bengals in the sixth round but was later waived. He was immediately picked up by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers where he'd spent the last two NFL seasons.

But after Raheem Morris was let go, Greg Schiano came in and tried to erase any memory of the Morris era, which included waiving Briscoe on Thursday who reportedly was out of shape and failed to participate in the team's offseason workouts.

But Briscoe wouldn't be out of a job long as he found himself with a new job by Friday with the Washington Redskins.

And guess who's on the Redskins coaching staff? Yup, Raheem Morris.

Briscoe has some competition on the receiving corps, but he'll get his shot and proving once again that it's not what you know, but who you know.