Found August 01, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
The Brandon Boykin we’ve seen so far at training camp is not the Brandon Boykin we saw last year. He just looks different. “I just have that confidence now” Boykin said Wednesday after another very impressive practice. “The game’s slowed down for me a lot since last year and I think it’s all starting to come together and I’m feeling better. “It’s all in the speed and in your knowledge. The faster you can see things developing the more you’re able to make plays and that’s what’s happening. Once that knowledge and stuff upstairs kicks in you can kind of just let your athleticism take over and that’s what’s been happening.” Boykin’s always been remarkably athletic. He runs and leaps like few other corners and that’s why the Eagles drafted him last year out of Georgia. He’s also just 5-foot-10 185 pounds which is why he didn’t get picked until the fourth round. Talk about getting thrown into the fire. The Eagles released long-time nickel corner Joselio Hanson before
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