VIDEO: Illinois lineman throws down nasty reverse dunk
Jihad Ward is a freak. By now, you might already know that.
The Illinois defensive lineman tips the scales around 300 pounds and he can play both defensive end and defensive tackle, which is one of the reasons he’s been rising on draft boards.
And from what many scouts have learned in a short time from seeing him at the Senior Bowl, he’s also a freak athlete. Well, it depends how you find “freak.” If throwing down a reverse jam like it’s nothing makes one a freak, then Ward certainly fits the bill.
Here’s proof of that:
Like his vertical, Ward’s could rise on draft boards if he turns in an impressive showing at the combine in Indianapolis this week.