44   Perez Ford
Perez Ford

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Romeoville, IL

High School:
Romeoville

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 228

Position:
DE

Experience:
2L


04/19/2014

Defense Dominant in NIU's Huskie Bowl

Huskies Close Out Spring with 75-Minute Practice

04/16/2014

Huskie Bowl Press Conference Quotes - April 16, 2014

Carey, Sigler, Tripodi, and several players discuss this weekend's Huskie Bowl

04/10/2014

NIU Huskie Football 2014 - Spring Practice Notes

Practice No. 11

04/09/2014

Rosters Set for 2014 Huskie Bowl

Game set for April 19 at 3 p.m.

04/03/2014

NIU Huskie Football 2014 - Spring Practice Notes

Practice No. 8

10/22/2013

Weekly Football Press Conference: Eastern Michigan

Week 9 football press conference with Head coach Rod Carey and players Perez Ford, Matt Krempel and Dechane Durante.

09/30/2013

Northern Illinois Dominate Purdue, 55-24

Highlights from the Huskies historic 55-24 win over the Boilermakers at Ross-Ade Stadium.

09/01/2013

NIU defeats Iowa, 30-27

NIU rallied for a 30-27 victory over Iowa Saturday.

01/03/2013

Huskies Fall to Seminoles

Highlights from the Huskies historic game

12/30/2012

NIU players visit children at the hospital

Players and coach Rod Carey visit children at Baptist Children Hospital

2013: Has played in all 13 contests, making one start...Fourth in sacks with 3.5 on the year... Ranks second in TFL with seven...Made 21 total tackles on the season... Recorded a career-high six tackles, including three tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks for the Huskies in a win at Idaho (9-14)...Also forced and recovered a fumble against the Vandals...Made four tackles and sacked the quarterback a career-high two times in a win against Eastern Illinois (9-21)...Recorded three tackles against Akron (10-12).

2012: Recorded six tackles in 13 games as a true freshman. Got some reps as part of the rotation at defensive end. Posted two tackles, including one for a loss, against UT-Martin (9-8). Tallied one tackle each against Central Michigan (9-29), Buffalo (10-13), UMass (11-3) and Kent State (11-30).

High School: Rushed for 602 yards and six touchdowns as a senior to earn honorable mention all-conference honors. Tallied 36 tackles, two pass breakups and an interception return for a touchdown in 2011 as a team captain. Ranked as the 18th-best recruit in Illinois by ESPN. Won EdgyTim's Fastest Man Competition among Illinois running backs. Conference champion and state qualifier in the 100 and 200 meters.

Personal: Born Jan. 20, 1994, in Chicago, Ill. Son of Perez Ford and Janetta Johnson.

FORD'S CAREER GAME HIGHS
Tackles: 6, at Idaho, 9-14-13
Sacks: 2, vs. Eastern Illinois, 9-21-13
TFL: 3, at Idaho, 9-14-13

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