2016 NFL Draft: Raiders Pick Jihad Ward In 2nd Round - Scouting Report, Highlight Video And More

With the 13th pick in the second round and the No. 44 overall selection, the Oakland Raiders have selected Jihad Ward from Illinois.

Position: Defensive Line

Measurables: 6'5'', 297 pounds, 5.11 40-yard dash, 20 bench press reps. 

Scouting Report: 
Ward is one of many gifted DTs in this year's draft. He went overlooked because he played for a bad Illinois team, but he's a versatile lineman. He's raw, but the potential is there for Ward to develop into a very good starter. He's a 4-3 DT or a 3-4 DT. He's a mid second round prospect. In a thinner DL class, he likely goes higher than that. He looke really good at the Senior Bowl. There is a chance he needs knee surgery before the season. 

Highlight Video: 

Back to the Oakland Raiders Newsfeed

Related Topics: Second Round, Jihad Ward, NFL Draft News, Raiders News, NFL Draft, 2016 NFL Draft