Darren Page, DLD Lead Scout
Northern Illinois will square off with Utah State in the capper to the Jordan Lynch era, one in which they hold a 24-3 record. There are a couple other players who are superior prospects to the Heisman candidate who also take the stage in San Diego.
The Huskies’ best prospect is a strong safety who will be a Senior Bowl attendee in January in Jimmie Ward (#15). Ward roams around in the Northern Illinois defense throughout the game, between deep safety, over slot receivers, and in the box. If you can’t find him, just follow the ball–he gets there before too long. (more…)