Marvin Ward School: Northwestern
Ht: 5-11 Wt: 208 40: 4.62 Year: 5Sr
Bio: Three-year starter who's been used at both
cornerback and safety. Senior numbers included
Positives: Well-built defensive back prospect
who flashes ability. Smooth transitioning to run
with opponents, locates the ball in the air and
possesses good hands for the interception.
Efficient, takes good angles to the action and
quick to help defend the run or screen plays.
Solid backed off the line of scrimmage, facing
Negatives: Lacks top playing speed
and usually a half step behind opponents. Quick
coming out of his backpedal, marginal ball skills
and poor tackling technique.
flashing ability the past three seasons, Ward's
game has been plagued with inconsistency.
Possesses enough cover skills and athletic
abilities to be given consideration in the late
rounds as a nickel back at the next level.
Prospect Profile: Marvin Ward
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