From Indianapolis, Indiana
When Joe Haden went off to college at the University of Florida he planned on playing quarterback. There was one problem with that: the Gators already had a quarterback, fellow by the name of Tebow, first name Tim.
Given a chance to change positions, Haden picked wide receiver. There was one problem with that: the Gators already had a top-line receiver, fellow by the name of Harvin, first name Percy.
Florida coach Urban Meyer gave him another chance to switch. He moved to cornerback and after three years, he’s preparing to move on to the NFL. Coming into the 2010 NFL Combine, Haden was rated as the No. 1 pure cornerback prospect and is considered a top 10 choice in April’s NFL Draft.
Haden talked about his changing of positions and his future at Lucas Oil Stadium.