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Michael Ford
Michael Ford

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Clinton, Md.

High School:
Oxon Hill

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190

Position:
Defensive Back

Birthdate:
10/23/1983



2004 Second Team All-MAAC
2003 Second Team All-MAAC

Two-year starter and two-time Second Team All-MAAC performer enters his senior season fifth on Duquesne's career interception return yardage list with 173 on his eight career picks ... returned two interceptions for touchdowns last season ... has started 20 of 21 games at Duquesne

As a Junior (2004)

Started all 10 games at the cornerback spot ... named Second Team All-American by CollegeSportsReport.com ... tied for fifth in total tackles with 57 (35 solo) ... led the team with four forced fumbles which tied him for sixth nationally in fumbles forced per game at 0.4 ... also tied for the team lead with five passes broken up ... was a two-time MAAC and Don Hansen national Defensive Player of the Week ... tied Armar Watson for the team lead with four interceptions ... returned his four picks for a team-high128 yards ... returned an interception 46 yards for a touchdown, forced two fumbles, recovered a fumble, broke up three passes and recorded five tackles in earning his first POW honor following DU's 45-7 win over Georgetown ... posted a career-high 10 tackles, returned an interception 70 yards for a TD and forced a fumble that led to another score in a 56-35 win at La Salle to secure Defensive Player of the Week honors for a second time

As a Sophomore (2003)

Earned Second Team All-MAAC honors in his first season as a starter ... played in all 11 games with 10 starts at cornerback ... was sixth on the team with 53 total tackles (30 solo) ... led the team with four interceptions for 45 yards ... picked off passes against Penn, La Salle, Marist and Robert Morris ... all of his return yardage came on a 45-yard return vs. La Salle

Personal

Major: sports marketing ... date of birth: 10/23/83.

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