2014 WR draws comparison to Julio Jones
July, 27, 2012
By Greg Ostendorf | ESPN Insider
HOOVER, Ala. -- At first glance, it looked like Julio Jones circa 2008 was competing at the National Select 7-on-7 tournament in Hoover on Friday. The guy in the No. 8 jersey for Foley High School was split wide and making catches all over the field. He even had the dreadlocks to go with it.
Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images2014 WR Demarcus Bingham looks and plays a lot like former Tide star Julio Jones (above).
However, it wasn’t Julio Jones. It was 2014 wide receiver Demarcus Bingham, and it’s the not first time he has heard the comparison.
“When I hear people compare me to Julio, it’s an honor to be compared to him because he’s in the NFL now, of course, and he came out of Foley High School. But I want to be better than him,” Bingham said.
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