The Indianapolis Colts drafted ten players in the 2005 draft, and while a few mistakes were made, they still came out of the draft with three starters. Not a great draft for the Colts, but far from the worst.
Let us look back at the draft, and see who was selected and how their careers panned out.
1st round, 29th overall – Marlin Jackson
As a rookie, Marlin Jackson appeared mostly...
When you talk about worst corners for the Colts, many think about the revolving door of backups the Colts would use due to their high end draft picks being injury riddled.
Players such as Marlin Jackson and Kelvin Hayden fit that bill perfectly. Both were quality starters during the Peyton Manning era but couldn’t remain healthy. This, coupled with the poor drafting job by Bill...
Former Michigan All-American and NFL defensive back Marlin Jackson joined GoBlueWolverine's Sam Webb on Sports Talk 1050 to share his thoughts on Jabrill Peppers, the need for more aggressiveness from Michigan's defense, the impact Missouri defensive end Michael Sam will have on the NFL, and more.
Hot News for CB Marlin Jackson
Former Michigan All-American defensive back Marlin Jackson was in Ann Arbor recently for the Griese, Hutchinson, Woodson Champion for Children’s Hearts Weekend. GoBlueWolverine caught up with former first round draft choice and discussed his thoughts on Brad Hoke, Greg Mattison, the Saints bounty scandal, his current playing status and more.***Video interview included***
This is the eighth part in a season-long series assessing the effectiveness of the last 13 years of drafting. For details on how the drafts are judged see the first post in the series (1998 draft).
1998 Draft (A-)
1999 Draft (A)
2000 Draft (B+)
2001 Draft (A)
2002 Draft (B)
2003 Draft (A+)
2004 Draft (B)
In the 2005 draft we see just the second first round pick of the Polian...