Lane College WR: The next Colston?

Lane College wide receiver Jacoby Jones is confident he can play at the next level, writes Donald Hunt.

Updated: May 11, 2007, 4:24 PM ET
By Donald Hunt | Special to ESPN.com

Jacoby Jones might not be a household name from a major Division I football program, but the wide receiver from Lane College, a tiny Division II school in Jackson, Tenn., could be one of a handful of small-college players picked in the NFL draft next month.

Jones has drawn comparisons to New Orleans Saints rookie wide receiver Marques Colston, a seventh-round pick out of Division I-AA Hofstra. Colston started 12 games for the Saints, catching 70 passes for 1,038 yards and eight ...

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