One of the most promising FBS players in the country is Nehemiah Coward of Central State University. A versatile defensive back who excels on special teams, Coward has excellent football instincts and elite play-making ability. With 5 blocked kicks and a 109 yard missed FG return for TD, Coward has the capability to be a force on special teams for any NFL franchise. Nehemiah will be on stage at the FBS Tropical Bowl, a top-tier all-star event for college players, and will undoubtedly wow scouts on this stage.

“Nehemiah Coward is a senior who started off his college career at Mississippi Gulf Coast and Eastern Arizona before transferring to Central State University. He a versatile athlete who has the ability to play cornerback, free safety, strong safety and nickel cornerback. He is an explosive player who has a great football I.Q. He was one of the players selected to play in the FBS Tropical Bowl.” – via Locker Room Update

Tropical Bowl Roster (Jan 2017)


Positions: CB, FS

Height & Weight: 6’0″ 183 lbs.

40 Yard Dash: 4.36 sec.

Vertical: 38 in.

Bench: 315 lbs.

100 Meter Dash: 10.62 sec.

Squat: 285 lbs.

Game Film of Nehemiah Coward III

Senior Season Game Tape (2016)

Junior Season Game Tape (2015)

CSU Athlete Spotlight & Video Interview (Nov 2016)

Awards & Recognition: Nehemiah Coward III

Preseason All Conference Selection (July 2016)

Black College Player of the Year Watch List (Aug 2016)

SIAC Special Teams Player of the Week (Nov 2016)

Central State Player Profile & Latest News: Nehemiah Coward III

SIAC Players of the Week (Oct 2016)

Recent Media Coverage of Nehemiah Coward III

Draft Diamonds Prospect Overview (Jan 2017)

Locker Room Update (Jan 2017)

Game Recap, 109 Yd Return for TD (Oct 2016)

Central State Season Kickoff Recognition (Aug 2016)

Circle City Classic Recap (Sept 2016)

You can contact Nehemiah by e-mail:, on Twitter @mr_nukienuk


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