When you look at the stats, when you look at the athleticism, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones is nearly identical to former Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson.

Heavy.com caught up with former Falcons’ fullback, Michael Cox who had the opportunity to play on teams with both Jones and Johnson. He played with Johnson first in college at Georgia Tech and then a year with Jones for the Falcons.

Heavy asked Cox about his time with Jones and without hesitation, he compared him to playing with Johnson.

“Coming in, Julio’s rookie year was my first year there, Cox said.