Who is Mike Ford as ex-USF college football player passed away, cause of death, obituary, bio and age

Who is Mike Ford as ex-USF college football player passed away, cause of death, obituary, bio and age

Here is all you need to know about Mike Ford and his cause of death as the ex-college football star passes away at 38 

American football has lost another star player and the players and the fraternity are in disbelief.

The college football community is mourning Mike Ford’s death who was only 38 years old at the time of his passing. 

Who is Mike Ford as ex-USF college football player passed away, cause of death, obituary, stats, bio and age

Not much has been revealed regarding his unfortunate death, nevertheless, the university is expected to release a statement in the near future. While the football world remembers him and his achievements, here is all you need to know about the late star. 

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Who was Mike Ford? 

Mike Ford was a college American football player and alumni of the University of South Florida Football who was a native of Sarasota, Fla. The former South Florida running back was highly recognised for his “Built Ford tough” running style.

Between 2007 and 2009, Ford amassed 1,502 yards and 23 touchdowns in his stint as a USF athlete. He also had seven receptions for 64 yards during that period. He was considered one of the top recruits from the Sarasota-Bradenton area when he committed to the USF football programme. In 11 consecutive games, he gained more than 200 yards from the line.

Ford, a 2007–2009 Bulls player, finished his 34-game career with 1,502 career rushing yards and 23 rushing touchdowns (tied for eighth highest in school history) on 331 attempts. 

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With 10.4 yards per carry on average over his career, he ranks fifth in programme history. He made headlines as a rookie in 2007 when he helped the Bulls place second in the Associated Press Poll. Ford led the squad in running touchdowns with twelve. 

In his final game as a Bull (Jan. 2, 2010 vs. NIU), Ford ran for a career-high 207 yards on 20 attempts, good for eighth place in Bulls single-game history. 

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For Ford, the pinnacle of his football career may have been his MVP victory in the International Bowl. 207 yards of rushing came with 20 carries. Due to his lack of draft selection and inability to sign a contract, Ford’s NFL career was never pursued. After playing in the CFL, Ford continued to play adult amateur football before turning pro in boxing in 2017.

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