2010 NFL Draft: When Will Eric Decker Be Drafted?

March 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Everyone that's ever been involved in football knows that injuries are a major part of the game.  It's the nature of the beast.  High speed and heavy contact give players a pretty accurate depiction of just how fragile the human body is.
Former Golden Gopher wide receiver Eric Decker knows this all too well.  After having his junior season cut short by injury, Decker chose to pass on a chance to play minor league baseball and return to the University of Minnesota for his senior season. 
Early in the 2009 season, it looked like Decker had made the right decision.  The unquestioned focal point of the Gophers offense had established himself as one of the best wide receivers in the country and was very much in the conversation for the Biletnikoff award, given to the best college football wide receiver.
Despite being double and triple covered by opposing defenses, Decker found ways to get himself open.  Seven games into the season, Decker alre...

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