Name: Eli Ward School Minnesota Year 5Sr
Ht: 5-11 Wt: 200 40: 4.71 Pos: S
Bio: Three-year starter who led the team in tackles last year with 96/3/5
after junior totals of 116/2/5.
Pos: Explosive run-stuffing safety best playing downhill. Physical, displays
a terrific burst of closing speed and flashes on the scene. Hard hitting and wraps
up tackling. Solid nose for the ball and quick to diagnose. Does not have a big
frame, yet strong for his size.
Neg: Lacks cover skills, loses opponents in deep coverage and does not
make many plays when the ball's in the air.
Analysis: Much like former Gopher Tyrone
Carter, Ward is a run first/run only safety and his best chance would be in a
Scouting Report: Eli Ward
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