Cornerback

Denzel Ward – Ohio State

Denzel Ward

College- Ohio State

Height- 5 feet 10 inches

Weight- 191 pounds

Position- Cornerback

 

Pros:

  • Can flip hips and change direction
  • Stays connected
  • Good route awareness
  • Has good speed
  • Long arms
  • Leaping ability
  • Can play zone/off man/slot

denzel Ward

Cons:

  • Lets WRs get inside
  • Lots of pass break ups but few interceptions
  • Slim frame
  • Doesn’t locate the ball

 

Overall

Denzel Ward is a versatile corner with experience in zone and man schemes. He shows ability to mirror wide receivers and disrupt routes, and he uses his length and athleticism well.  Ward will have to do a better job of turning his head and locating the ball at the next level. He is projected to be a 1st round pick.

 

NFL Comparison: Orlando Scandrick

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