2014 Chicago OT turns heads

Denzel Ward checks in at 6-foot-9 with talent to match his stature

Updated: October 10, 2012, 2:06 PM ET
By Chantel Jennings | WolverineNation
CHICAGO -- The offer from Purdue and the letters from USC, Oregon, Michigan and Iowa are misleading. Denzel Ward (Chicago/Hales Franciscan) is just four games into his football career.

Four games into most football careers, the majority of players are still figuring out what to do with their chin straps or feeling tempted to wave to their parents in the bleachers.