Jamaal Charles: A Future NFL Star in the Making

May 8, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Jamaal Charles was an up and coming prospect when the Chiefs drafted him with one of their three third round picks in the 2008 NFL Draft.
Kansas City saw promise and heart in the former Texas Longhorn, who played alongside the likes of Vince Young, among others. He was also the starting running back next to Young when Texas won their National Championship in 2005, following the infamous Young scramble in the Rose Bowl against USC.
Charles was somewhat of an afterthought when he was drafted, as the Chiefs already had a solid running back in two-time Pro Bowler Larry Johnson.
Heck, even an undrafted free agent running back named Dantrell Savage was getting more looks and carries in practices than the aforementioned Charles.
He was looked at by many as merely a change of pace back. You know, possibly a back that a team could put in and count on to do well in certain third-down situations, and to relieve the starter when he gets tired to provide some extra stability.<...

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