2011 NFL Draft: Jake Locker’s Lack Of Accuracy Will Be His Downfall

January 30, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Too bad Jake Locker isn't an astrophysicist.
If he were, maybe the most second-guessed decision relative to the 2011 NFL Draft would soon not exist. No plutonium-fueled DeLorean from Back to the Future? No problem.
Given his hypothetical title, maybe Locker could construct a formula that manipulated the time-space relationship and allowed for a little trip-taking. A trip to roughly a year ago, when Locker decided to return to school and thus decline the muchos dineros synonymous with being a top-five overall draft pick.
Well, what's done is done. After all, Locker's playground is the football field and not the field of astrophysics.
And by opting for his final year at Washington, he rolled the dice with unfavorable results. He didn't blow out a knee, but he delivered a big blow to his pro stock by raising sizable concerns about his accuracy.
Nevermind that he slings frozen ropes all over the gridiron thanks to his howitzer for an arm. Forget about the...

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