OT: Any word on Deandre Jackson?

Discussion in 'Patriots Draft Talk' started by sebman2112, Apr 12, 2008.

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  1. sebman2112

    sebman2112 In the Starting Line-Up

    Some here might remember him, but Deandre was a nice CB prospect coming out of Iowa State in 2007, but he went undrafted due to an ACL tear. I haven't really heard much about him since, and I don't think he's in the league? Can anybody fill me in? I wonder if the knee is fully healed?

    I liked that kid, and thought he had some potential. Here's his 2007 prospect video:
    http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/fo...raft/2007/video/?c=Position&p=86518&s=1511586
     
  2. Remix 6

    Remix 6 Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

    i think i read something on scout where he said his dream job has nothing to do with football after a game in 2006. i can believe that especially after a knee injury and now hes just out of football pursuing other things.
     
  3. sebman2112

    sebman2112 In the Starting Line-Up

    Thanks. He was an interesting player/prospect, and I've been wondering what happened to him. I don't know if you're aware of this, but his little brother (also a CB) currently plays for the Cyclones.
     
  4. Remix 6

    Remix 6 Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

    i liked him too and was hoping we'd pick him up some way but after combine , i heard he worked out for the jets and some other team and then never heard of him since.
     
  5. midwestpatsfan

    midwestpatsfan Third String But Playing on Special Teams

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    Being that I am a diehard cyclone fan, I can tell you what I know about DeAndre. As someone mentioned earlier, he did try out with the Jets, but his strength was never being quick in the first place, the knee injury was too much for him to overcome football wise. He never really regained his speed so his football career is all but over.
    Sebman, glad to see someone else on the board at least looking at the cyclone program. Here is to hoping that Rubin comes to the Patriots, as I think he is absolutely perfect for the 3-4 nose here.
     
    Last edited: Apr 13, 2008
  6. NePatriots

    NePatriots PatsFans.com Draftnik PatsFans.com Supporter

    Lets go HAWKS! Woo hoo! No 5 field goals for shaggy this year.
     
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