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Jacobs is Prospect of the Year

Updated: December 31, 2009, 11:48 AM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

Just by virtue of the neighborhood he comes from, it's understandable why some consider middleweight Daniel Jacobs a prospect.

After all, the 22-year-old is from Brownsville, the tough Brooklyn, N.Y., neighborhood that has produced several top fighters, including former heavyweight champions Mike Tyson and Riddick Bowe.

But it's more than geography that makes Jacobs a must-see young fighter. He possesses two-fisted power, an exciting style, a deep amateur background, ...

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