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Jacobs is Giants' all-around back

He took long route to top

From Louisiana to Kansas to Alabama to Illinois to New York, Brandon Jacobs heard he wasn't a tailback. He doesn't anymore. From Louisiana to Kansas to Alabama to Illinois to New York, Brandon Jacobs heard he wasn't a tailback. He doesn't anymore. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)
By Jim McCabe
Globe Staff / January 30, 2008

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Never in his years down in the bayou in a town of 700 called Napoleonville, La., did he feel it. Nor did he in those two seasons along the Verdigris River in a place called Coffeyville, Kan., close to the Oklahoma border. (Full article: 1705 words)

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