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Ramsey Hopes To Make Up For Lost Time

Jack Ramsey (Jack Lyman)

It can be difficult for some football players to find their ideal position. Take Jack Ramsey for instance. He has played receiver as well as cornerback and safety. More than that, he has bounced around too frequently to become settled anywhere. Now a senior, he hopes he can make a strong contribution at cornerback.

Jack Ramsey came to Illinois with great fanfare as a receiver and punt returner. But due to a shortage of defensive backs two years ago, he accepted a move to safety to shore up a weakened position. Then last year he moved to cornerback but didn't see the field. He hopes 2012 will finally be his year. "Oh yeah, and grinding through winter ball, just trying to be comfortable at defensive back... Recommended Stories

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