| About us | Privacy Policy | Contact us | Sitemap
Home News Forum Blog Standings Roster Players Schedule Depth Chart Stats Photos Videos
san-diego-charger-introductions San Diego Charger Introductions...
All the latest San Diego Chargers Photos Store photographs. Football NFL.
nfl-san-diego-chargers-vs--carolina-panthers-drew-brees NFL San Diego Chargers Vs. Carolina Panthers Drew Brees...
All the latest San Diego Chargers Photos Store photographs. Football NFL.
san-diego-chargers San Diego Chargers...
All the latest San Diego Chargers Photos Store photographs. Football NFL.

San Diego Chargers News

News » On the Clock: Should Lions skip the No. 1 pick?


On the Clock: Should Lions skip the No. 1 pick?


On the Clock: Should Lions skip the No. 1 pick?
Are the Lions bold (or stupid) enough to pull this move off?


Counting down

This week, we're going to focus on Johnny Knox, the exciting young receiving prospect out of tiny Abilene Christian. After two successful Junior College All-American seasons at Tyler JC in Texas, Knox made the jump to Abilene Christian, where he dominated as an All-Lone Star performer for two years at wideout. Nobody gave Knox much notice until he showed up at the NFL combine in February and ran the third-fastest 40 time of the week. Clocking in with a 4.29 in the 40-yard dash, Knox also exhibited good hands and leaping ability.

Could such a small-school receiver really make an impact at the next level? Well, the short answer is, yes. If ever there was a position where small-school guys succeed, it's the wideout spot. From Jerry Rice (Mississippi Valley State University) to Terrell Owens (Tennessee-Chattanooga) to Marques Colston (Hofstra), there's a long history of NFL diamonds emerging out of the college football rough.

In addition to Knox, there are several other small-school wideout prospects keeping the scouts intrigued this year. Names like Dudley Guice (Northwestern Louisiana State), Ramses Barden (Cal Poly Pomona) and Julius Pruitt (Ouachita Baptist University) may not have gotten much love from the college football pundits last season. But they are all on teams' radars.

Though Barden will likely be the first of the bunch off the board, Knox could be the best pro in the long run.

Keep an eye on Johnny Knox, even if you've never heard of him before today.



Author:Fox Sports
Author's Website:http://www.foxsports.com
Added: April 4, 2009

• Celizic: Giants miss big chance vs. Brow...
 Posted By chargerman
• Browns blast Giants in Monday night stun...
 Posted By chargerman
• Bengals won't have Palmer for 1 more gam...
 Posted By chargerman
• Manning had 2 knee surgeries before seas...
 Posted By chargerman
• Rotoworld: What does injury mean for fan...
 Posted By chargerman
• Romo has broken pinkie, could be out 4 w...
 Posted By chargerman
• Vote: How will Cowboys fare without Romo...
 Posted By chargerman
• Opinion: Romo injury just adds to Cowboy...
 Posted By chargerman
• Jags' Jones to enter drug treatment prog...
 Posted By chargerman
• Collier out of hospital, Jaguars confirm...
 Posted By chargerman
Tyronne Gross Name: Tyronne Gross
#22
Position: RB
Age: 25
Experience: 1 years
College: Eastern Oregon
Copyright © Chargershome.com, Inc. All rights reserved 2018.