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Eric Stokes: A fast rise for UGA's speedy cornerback

SystemSystem Posts: 7,416 admin
edited July 2019 in Article commenting

imageEric Stokes: A fast rise for UGA's speedy cornerback

How fast is UGA cornerback Eric Stokes? If the NCAA had a 100-meter race for college football players, Stokes would likely finish in the top 10. And when most folks truly realize Stokes’ velocity, they forget about his size: He stands 6-foot-1 and 185 pounds, which is towering measurements for a corner (the average

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  • 1SICemDAWGS11SICemDAWGS1 Posts: 1,781 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate
    A future NFL star on the rise..GoDAWGS!
  • stryker01stryker01 Posts: 4 ✭ Freshman
    Where did you get the data that states the average NFL corner is only 5'9"? There's no way. I can't find any evidence to support that statement; everything I'm seeing shows taller.
  • ShoottheHoochShoottheHooch Posts: 1,605 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate
    It's amazing how often recruiting services get it right; however, there is no way to measure heart, desire, and motivation. There will always be three stars like Eric on the positive end of the spectrum and five stars like Deangelo Gibbs on the other. I wish Gibbs much success at TN, but there was obviously a disconnect between talent and heart at UGA.
  • JackJack Posts: 87 ✭✭✭ Junior

    Avg corner in the NFL is 5'9" What that tells me is, that there are a lot of 5'7" and 5'8" db guys that are on the team but never see the field! They may not even be allowed to be on the field and must stay in the lockerroom any time the gates are opened to the public.

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