Found October 24, 2011 on
In the movie, A Field of Dreams, a voice tells Kevin Costner-’if you build it, they will come”. What happens if the Miami Dolphins finish the season with the first overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, a move securing the chance to draft Stanford QB Andrew Luck, and Luck wants no part of Miami? It’s a move that’s been done before. Eli Manning, John Elway and RB Bo Jackson all decided they wanted no part of the teams which drafted them, demanding a trade elsewhere. Eli Manning was the first overall pick of the 2004 NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers and was eventually traded to the New York Giants. In 1983, the Baltimore Colts drafted John Elway with the first overall pick. Elway wanted no part of the Colts and demanded a trade elsewhere or he threatened to pursue a MLB career. Another former first-overall pick which refused to play for the team which drafted him, RB Bo Jackson. In 1987, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers drafted the Auburn superstar. Jackson told the Buccaneers no...
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