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JIMMIE WARD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Your 2014 S.F. 49ers pass defense preview

So what are the San Francisco 49ers getting this year in Northern Illinois safety Jimmie Ward? He became just the second Huskie ever to be drafted in the first round when he was chosen with the 30th overall pick. Ward made an impression during 2014 Reese’s Senior Bowl Week in his hometown of Mobile, Ala., and followed that with an impressive performance at the NIU Pro Day in March...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

How the S.F. 49ers will integrate Jimmie Ward into the secondary

So what are the San Francisco 49ers getting this year in Northern Illinois safety Jimmie Ward? He became just the second Huskie ever to be drafted in the first round when he was chosen with the 30th overall pick. Ward made an impression during 2014 Reese’s Senior Bowl Week in his hometown of Mobile, Ala., and followed that with an impressive performance at the NIU Pro Day in March...
Via The Sports Bank
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmie Ward: what San Francisco 49ers fans should expect

So what are the San Francisco 49ers getting this year in Northern Illinois safety Jimmie Ward? He became just the second Huskie ever to be drafted in the first round when he was chosen with the 30th overall pick. Ward made an impression during 2014 Reese’s Senior Bowl Week in his hometown of Mobile, Ala., and followed that with an impressive performance at the NIU Pro Day in March...
Via The Sports Bank
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers newest addition Jimmie Ward shined on a big stage in college

The San Francisco 49ers made their first-round selection Thursday night, taking Jimmie Ward out of Northern Illinois. The selection of Ward continues the trend of general manager Trent Baalke filling his biggest need in the first round. Despite all of the pre-draft discussion focusing on the 49ers going wide receiver in the first round, their biggest need was finding someone who...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

S.F. 49ers fans, here’s your Jimmie Ward, 1st round pick primer

Northern Illinois safety Jimmie Ward became the second Huskie ever to be drafted in the first round when he was chosen with the 30th pick in the first round by the San Francisco 49ers Thursday night. Ward is the Huskies’ second highest draft choice all-time, behind only Larry English, who was chosen by the San Diego Chargers with the No. 16 overall pick in 2008. Jimmie Ward made...
Via The Sports Bank
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter loves the San Francisco 49ers pick of Jimmie Ward at No. 30

The reaction has been largely positive to the San Francisco 49ers taking safety Jimmie Ward out of Northern Illinois with the No. 30 overall pick. Love Jimmie Ward…one of the best nickel cover guys in the draft. Poor man's Earl Thomas coming out of Texas. — Daniel Jeremiah (@MoveTheSticks) May 9, 2014 #49ers select NIU S Jimmie Ward 30th overall. Was absolute ballhawk for...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmie Ward Visits the Texans

According to Adam Caplan (ESPN NFL Insider) reported that the Houston Texans have brought in Northern Illinois’ safety Jimmie Ward. Ward marks the second known safety that the Texans have brought in for pre-draft visits. Ward appeared in 55 games for the Huskies in four seasons and totaled in 320 total tackles (189 solo, 131 assists), two quarterback sacks, 4 forced fumbles,...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Potential Redskins Draft Target: Jimmie Ward

It is well known that safety is the top position of need for the Washington Redskins this offseason. The team cannot afford to roll with Bacarri Rambo or Reed Doughty as starters again in 2014. There is no need to even have Brandon Meriweather on the roster period.While the Redskins could chose to chase a safety in free agency, they would be wise to examine the options in the draft...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

NIU’s Jimmie Ward could be Bears safety who doesn’t miss

With a twinkling ukulele, ‘‘Hey Soul Sister” by Train spent 22 weeks atop the adult contemporary charts in 2010. The Village Voice once called its success ‘‘pretty much proof that rock music is dead.’’ Whatever your musical taste, it’s not what you’d picture a hard-hitting football player listening to. But Jimmie Ward puts the song on his headphones and lets his...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NIU's Ward back home for Senior Bowl

Jimmie Ward chuckled about it. He wasn’t selected to play in the Alabama-Mississippi high school football all-star game but here he was late Monday afternoon after the North’s practice for Saturday’s Senior Bowl at Ladd-Peebles Stadium preparing to play in the top college showcase leading up to the NFL draft. The Northern Illinois safety was on the small side at the weigh...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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