2010 NFL Combine: Eric Decker and Jacoby Ford Here To Answer Critics

February 27, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Eric Decker and Jacoby Ford are two sides of the same coin.
Decker, a 6'3", 217-pound wideout from Minnesota, has been turning heads his entire life. The multi-sport athlete has always dodged questions about possible detours through baseball or basketball.
Ford is a smaller receiver (5'9", 186 pounds) but has even bigger doubters about his football pedigree.
"Track guy" is the most prevalent critique. 
Both receivers had phenomenal senior seasons.
Decker started 2009 on a tear, posting over 100 yards on four of his first five games. It was nothing new for the Golden Gopher, as consistency is a word that's always been associated with him.
Ford hasn't posted the same numbers as Decker, but teams know to look past the numbers. Ford was, at times, the most explosive player on a Clemson team that also included C.J. Spiller.
It was Spiller, one of the greatest NCAA return men in recent history, who kept Ford from being a full-time kick or punt returner...

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