Northview’s John Michael Ward Had 15 D1 Offers. He Chose South Alabama.

December 21, 2022

Northview High School  lineman John Michael Ward committed Tuesday to the University of South Alabama Jaguars.

Ward had 15 Division 1 college offers, including UAB, Colorado State, Appalachian State, Georgia State and others.

“I chose close to home,” Ward said. “South had a great season last year, and I just really felt like being a part of it. I just love the coaches, love the players, and I’m ready to get back at it.”

During his senior season, Ward had 126 tackles, 30 for a loss and 70 pancake blocks in 12 games as the Chiefs finished as state 1R runner-ups. photos, click to enlarge.


3 Responses to “Northview’s John Michael Ward Had 15 D1 Offers. He Chose South Alabama.”

  1. Janine Singleton Walker on December 21st, 2022 8:38 pm


  2. Gil Bonner on December 21st, 2022 10:38 am

    Just an amazing family all the way around. The character the Ward boys have at a young age is unmatched. They have God given talent but an even stronger work ethic. He will be successful at the
    Next level I have no doubt

  3. Rasheed Jackson on December 21st, 2022 8:49 am

    CONGRATULATIONS!!! I watched this young man grow up. He was always a pleasure to be around, always polite, and respectful. Praying he will continue to be successful in all that he does. Looks like Ole Rasheed might just become a Jaguar.

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