With the 30th pick in the draft, the San Francisco 49ers select...

Northern Illinois strong safety Jimmie Ward Eric Galko

Print This May 08, 2014, 11:37 PM EST

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Jimmie Ward, SS, Northern Illinois (5-11, 193 pounds)

Jimmie Ward is a fantastic football player, but doesn't have a defined role in the NFL. But he can offer slot receiver and free/strong safety versatility, something the 49ers covet. He's a plus value at 30 for the secondary-needed 49ers.

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