Jenkins: Injury or Attitude? Premium Story

Kris Jenkins
Kris Jenkins
By Brad Thomas
Date: May 31, 2005

In his career at the University of Maryland, Kris Jenkins was considered an underachiever because he possessed great physical tools, but had not learned how to utilize them. He would show flashes of ability, but largely left his talent untapped. The Panthers selected him in the second round of the 2001 NFL draft, hoping that they could bring his unrealized talent to light. Jenkins didn’t lack anything physically, but the staff wondered if he would be able to focus and perform at the NFL level.

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