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Former Buffalo linebacker Khalil Mack runs the 40-yard dash during the 2014 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 24, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
Jimmie Ward #15 of the Northern Illinois Huskies intercepts a pass intended for Alonzo Russell #9 of the Toledo Rockets during the first quarter on November 20, 2013 at the Glass Bowl in Toledo, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)
Northern Illinois University head coach Rod Carey joined Deuce & J-Ross to discuss his player, Jimmie Ward, getting drafted by the San Francisco 49ers. Carey told the guys that he ran the 40 at the combine with a broken foot, and says his toughness and love of football is what will make him be a great player at the next level. He also said the Ward has matured a lot over the last year and took strides in the leadership department.
Quarterback Derek Carr #4 of the Fresno State Bulldogs calls an audible against the San Jose State Spartans late in the fourth quarter on November 29, 2013 at Spartan Stadium in San Jose, California. The Spartans won 62-52. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
Carlos Hyde #34 of the Ohio State Buckeyes runs with the ball in the first half against the Clemson Tigers during the Discover Orange Bowl at Sun Life Stadium on January 3, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)