Jimmie Ward NFL Draft 2014: Grading 49ers' 1st-Round Pick

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Bleacher Report

Jimmie Ward quietly put together a dynamic 2013 season in Northern Illinois' defensive backfield, racking up 92 tackles and intercepting seven passes.

He's a bit undersized at 5'11'', 192 pounds, but Ward's ball-hawking ability gives him the potential to be a solid NFL starter for years to come.

Watch B/R's NFL draft analysts as they break down what to expect from Ward in the NFL.