Again in Might, retired New York Giants working again Brandon Jacobs introduced that he was eyeing an NFL comeback.
Drawing on motivation and inspiration from Tim Tebow, who switched from quarterback to tight finish and signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars, Jacobs stated he can be shifting to defensive finish.
Many believed it was a joke at first, however Jacobs has made it abundantly clear that he’s severe. And for the previous month, he’s been understanding on daily basis and making an attempt to get his physique again into soccer form.
With 4 weeks to consider it, Jacobs is feeling as assured as ever.
“I feel my means as a defensive finish, as an previous man as they regard me, I feel I may be among the finest within the league proper now,” Jacobs stated, via Houma Today.
Regardless of that degree of certainty, Jacobs, who was inducted into the Terrebonne Common Bayou Area Athletic Corridor of Fame final week, admits that he’s solely ever taken three snaps at defensive finish.
“I performed three snaps of protection and that was about it,” Jacobs stated, recalling his highschool profession.
Mockingly, Jacobs’ need to play working again in faculty led him to Auburn versus LSU. Had he signed on with Nick Saban, there was a powerful likelihood he would have been transitioned to defensive finish.
“Michael Clayton was among the finest quarterbacks within the state, moved to huge receiver. Corey Webster performed quarterback at St. James, modified to nook again. Marcus Spears performed tight finish, modified to defensive finish,” Jacobs stated. “That was one of many causes I didn’t go. Wanting again at it, I want I had did it.”
Jacobs went on to have a strong NFL profession as a working again, profitable two Tremendous Bowl titles as a member of the Giants. However this journey isn’t over but, it appears. There are three teams apparently interested in bringing him in throughout coaching camp.
Jacobs stated his agent has heard from three groups who’re fascinated with bringing him into coaching camp. Regardless of how his comeback quest goes, he’s grateful for the life and household that he has.
“I don’t wish to throw names on the market simply but as a result of I used to be informed to not, nevertheless it’ll be a shock,” Jacobs stated. “If I don’t get a chance, it’s fantastic. I’m at the moment teaching highschool soccer and working a youth program, which I’m completely content material with doing the remainder of my life.”
It’s anybody’s guess who these three groups could possibly be, however may you think about if, say, the Dallas Cowboys or Philadelphia Eagles got here calling? That definitely can be a shock.