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Bleacher Report: The Legacy Of Jake Locker

“Well I was born in a small townAnd I live in a small townProb'ly die in a small townOh, those small communities”  John Mellencamp, Small TownJust a few miles below the Canadian border nestled along the Nooksack River is the small town of Ferndale, Washington. Population 12,000. Home of the division 3A Golden Eagles football team.As a freshman, Jake Locker earned first-team All-Northwest league honors as a  defensive back, but was switched to quarterback his sophomore season due to his incredible arm strength, which he displayed pitching a 95 mph fastball for the Golden Eagles’ baseball team. As a senior, ...

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