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7  Will Ford
Will Ford

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Abilene, Texas

High School:
Cooper

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190

Position:
Defensive Back

Birthdate:
06/02/1990

Experience:
1L

Major:
Arts and Sciences


2010
Played in four games (3 starts) making 14 tackles (10 solo) with one interception and broke up one pass on the season... had two tackles (both solo) against No. 4 Texas (9/18)... made seven tackles (four solo) and intercepted New Mexico (9/11) quarterback B.R. Holbrook in the third quarter with 4:10 on the clock... interception return went for 27 yards...notched five tackles (four solo) and broke up a pass in season opener against SMU (9/5).

2009
Played in 11 games on the season ... made 22 tackles ... nothced a career high of six tackles against New Mexico ... first career interception versus Houston in the fourth quarter to give Tech the ball back.

HIGH SCHOOL
Three-star (Rivals.com) safety from Cooper High School in Abilene, Texas ... PrepStar All-Midlands Region ... No. 33 safety in the country, according to Rivals.com ... also the No. 73 overall player on the Rivals.com Texas Postseason Top 100 ... No. 55 player on the Superprep Texas 111 ... grabbed two interceptions for 61 return yards and two touchdowns as a senior ... district defensive most valuable player ... tall, rangy defensive back with authoritative presence in the secondary ... solid against the run and breaks well on the pass ... Class 4A All-State honorable mention ... also received offers from TCU, Baylor and Oklahoma ... High School Coach: Mike Spradlin.

PERSONAL
Will Ford ... born on June 2, 1990, in Abilene, Texas ... Teresa and Willie Ford ... majoring in arts and sciences.

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