Blake Bortles' brother is clutch for Ole Miss in NCAA baseball tourney

Colby Bortles rounds the bases after hitting a home run on Monday. (Twitter/@BBortles5)
Colby Bortles rounds the bases after hitting a home run on Monday. (Twitter/@BBortles5)

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If Blake Bortles ends up being just half as clutch as his brother was on Monday, then the Jacksonville Jaguars are in good hands. 

During the NCAA baseball tournament in Oxford, Miss., Colby Bortles hit a second inning home run and also added a sixth inning RBI double as Ole Miss beat Washington 3-2 in a regional championship game. 

The win sends the Rebels to their first NCAA Super Regional since 2009 where they'll play at Louisiana Lafayette beginning on June 7. 

Colby's turning into a nice investment for Blake. The Jaguars rookie said in early May that one of the the first thing's he was going to do with his NFL money was pay for Colby's college education

Unlike football scholarships, baseball scholarships can be broken down into half-scholarships or quarter-scholarships, meaning players often don't get their entire tuition paid for. Thanks to Blake, Colby won't be worrying about that though, he'll be worrying about hitting as many home runs as possible.

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John Breech has been at CBS Sports since July 2011 and currently spends most of his time writing about the NFL. He's believed to be one of only three people in the world who thinks that Andy Dalton will... Full Bio

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