College, Video / Mar 7, 2011 / 5:30 pm

The Best Dunker You’ve Never Seen

If you’ve never heard of Jacob Tucker, don’t worry, neither had I until this weekend. But after four years at Illinois College in Jacksonville, Ill., the 5-11 guard (with a with a 50-inch running vertical) has emerged as the country’s best dunker you’ve never seen. So in an attempt to get an invitation to the 2011 NCAA Dunk Contest, watch the video that Jacob and his boys put together.

What do you think?

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  • That’s What’s Up

    The Great White Flight

  • black swamba

    the dunk at 1;28 was really impressive.

  • zeitgeist

    who said white men can’t jump?

  • Me

    not believing the 50 inch vertical thing. he should be higher if he’s even near 50 inches on any of those dunks.

    But he deserves an invite. Hell I saw 3 or 4 that have never been done in an NBA dunk contest before.

  • black swamba

    his 50 inch vert is believable. See the dunk at 1:38 when his head is a little above rim level. he’s 5’11 plus his 50 inch vert puts him an inch over 10ft.

  • http://dimemag.com Sean Sweeney

    That dunk at 1:30 …the off the backboard 360 made me rewind it. That was crazy.

  • anon

    he throws down better than many a baller in the l.

  • Dilletaunt

    Calling Team Flight Bros. Your newest member has arrived.

  • Sporty-j

    Guy has got some nice dunks but nowhere near 50inch vert.

  • http://www.lakernation.com smoove chips

    that boy make me wanna rewind my 30yr old ass back to my high school dunking days. hell of a show.

  • http://brokejumper.com/ Adam Dickau

    That was actually quite impressive, have they ever let Div. III participate in the NCAA dunk contest?

  • SJ

    You people talking about no way near 50″ vert are either crazy or don’t believe he’s 5’11”. If you are 5’11” and your head goes two inches above the rim when you dunk… do the math.

    Hope he at least gets a look by the NCAA for their dunk contest.

  • http://www.curtpalme.com/forum/files/you_re_a_homo_767.jpg JAY

    LOL @ the guys who doubt the 50″ vert. That’s the closest i’ve seen to a legit 50″ vert if I ever seen one. Maybe 48″, but still. It’s fuckin ridiculous.

  • http://www.curtpalme.com/forum/files/you_re_a_homo_767.jpg JAY

    Don’t ask Sporty-J to do math. He thinks LBJ + Wade + Bosh = Championship.

  • http://none stan

    Wow, I’m really impressed….

  • http://www.conradburry.com Conrad

    Impressive indeed. Gotta love him reppin’ the Caucasians here. Nice.

  • yoda

    that kid can jump. and its 50″ running vertical. i liked that one at 1:28 mark, and last one is sweet too.

  • http://www.curtpalme.com/forum/files/you_re_a_homo_767.jpg JAY

    LOL @ Conrad
    This is what it looks like, when doves fly….

  • NC

    He would have had his vert measured so I’m sure it’s legit. That was one of the first things that used to happen at tryouts.

  • http://www.espn.com Sho-Nuff

    White guy FTW!!

    More impressed with him than any of those TFB nerds.

  • That’s What’s Up

    notice that nobody takes credit for the music at the end.
    smart move.
    That music blew

  • DNice