A few years ago, HBO Sports proclaimed Jimmy Clausen as the "LeBron James of high school football" during his prep days in southern California. Well, if you look at the last year for LeBron James and Jimmy Clausen -- maybe HBO Sports was correct!
Who would have believed fifteen months ago that Clausen:
- Would not have been drafted in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft
- He would only throw 3 TD passes in the thirteen games of his NFL rookie season
- That the team who drafted him in 2010 -- would turn around and draft a QB #1 overall in 2011
Here's a link to a Chicago Tribune story on Clausen's status in Carolina: