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Jimmie Ward, San Francisco 49ers defensive back, first NIU graduate to make it to Super Bowl since 2009

By James Krause | January 27, 2020

DeKALB — San Francisco 49ers defensive back Jimmie Ward will represent NIU when the team faces the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LIV Sunday in Miami.Ward is the first NIU alum to reach and start in the Super Bowl since Ryan Diem did so as an offensive...

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