Michael
Ford
27
RB
Height:
5'10"
Weight:
225
Birthdate:
27/05/1990
Birthplace:
Leesville, Louisiana
College:
Louisiana State
Years:
2 HAM/ 2 CFL

Statistics

Rushing

Year Team Att Yards Avg Long TD
2015 HAM 27 141 5.2 16 0
Career Total 27 141 5.2 16 0

Receiving

Year Team No. Yards Avg Long TD
Career Total 7 78 11.1 58 0

Defense

Year Team TKL STT Sacks Ints YDS LG TD Fumb YDS LG TD
2015 HAM 1 0 0 0
Career Total 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Acquired

Signed as a free agent on June 10, 2015.

Career

2013: Signed as an undrafted free agent with the NFL’s Chicago Bears on April 28…played 12 games for the Bears as a rookie…returned five kickoffs for 37 yards…made three special teams tackles… was released by the Bears on August 23, 2014.

College Description

Played in 37 games in four seasons at Louisiana State University (2009-2012)…had 1,392 rushing yards and 13 rushing touchdowns while making eight catches for 69 yards and one touchdown in his career as a Tiger…emerged as a top-tier kickoff return threat in his junior season (2011) with a 27.5 yard average on 20 returns (549 yards)…led the Tigers in rushing yards (756) in his junior season…redshirted freshman year in 2009.

Personal

Went to Leesville high school, where he established himself as one of the top running back recruits in the country…Broke the Leesville rushing record as a senior with 2,447 rushing yards…Nickname is Shug…Parents are Frank and Tanny Ford…Has two brothers- Frank and Justin…Majored in general studies with concentrations in communication studies, leadership development and sports studies.