Players and coach Rod Carey visit children at Baptist Children Hospital
2013: Has played in all 12 contests, making one start...Third in sacks with 3.5 on the year... Ranks second in TFL with seven...Made 20 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