|Hometown:||Webb City, Mo|
|High School:||Webb City|
2017: Started all 12 games at left guard for a team that ranked No. 1 in the Sun Belt Conference in scoring offense (37.8 average), total offense (495.3 ypg), pass offense (342.2 ypg), 3rd down conversions (44.1 pct.) and first downs (322) . . . Helped pave the way for 5,944 yards total offense that stands as the third most in school history, while its average total offense was the highest ever by an A-State team and ranked second all-time in the Sun Belt Conference . . . Part of the O-line that provided blocking for 17 rushing touchdowns and protection for a Sun Belt-record 38 passing scores . . . Key component to A-State’s offensive success that ranked it No. 10 in the nation in total offense and No. 13 in scoring offense . . . Behind Ford and the offensive line, A-State produced over 400 yards total offense in 10 of 12 games, including a school and Sun Belt Conference-record 781 yards versus ULM . . . Phil Steele’s Preseason Fourth Team All-Sun Belt Conference.
2016: Played in two games in a reserve role (at Auburn, vs. Louisiana-Monroe) . . . Behind Ford and the offensive line, A-State recorded 326 yards total offense vs Auburn . . . He helped lead the Red Wolves to 434 yards total offense and a season-high 51 points against the Warhawks.
2015: Redshirted & participated on the scout team.
HIGH SCHOOL: 3-star recruit by Scout and 247Sports. . . Rated the No. 3 offensive tackle in the state of Missouri and No. 128 offensive tackle in the nation by Scout . . . Rated the No. 25 overall player in the state of Missouri by 247Sports . . . Missouri Class 4A First Team All-State selection . . . An offensive lineman for one of the most successful football programs in Missouri history, Ford was anchor for a Webb City High School team that has won five straight class 4A state championships . . . Webb City was ranked as the 11th best team in the nation by USA Today and also garnered a No. 5 ranking from MaxPreps.com in the Midwest Region . . . Webb City rushed for 4,372 yards this past season and averaged 312.3 yards per game on the ground . . . The team held a 7.3 yards per rush average and averaged 391.5 yards of total offense per game . . . Also recruited by schools such as Syracuse, Illinois, Texas State, Florida Atlantic and Georgia State.
PERSONAL: Born Oct. 23, 1996 . . . Communication Studies major