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 Corey Ford 54
Corey Ford
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dallas, Texas

High School:
Skyline

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 296

Position:
DT

Experience:
1L

09/09/2006

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Baylor vs. Northwestern State - 09/09/2006

2006: Fifth-year senior Corey Ford is expected to battle for a starting job along the Baylor defensive line in his final Green and Gold campaign ... He'll enter fall camp listed No. 3 at defensive tackle behind fellow seniors M.T. Robinson and Quincy Jenkins.

2005: Baylor's No. 3 defensive tackle played in the season's first two games before sustaining a knee injury during the Samford game which sidelined him for the remainder of his junior year ... Did not record any statistics in appearances at SMU and vs. Samford ... Played 14 snaps.

2004: Started four games at defensive tackle and played 382 snaps in 11 contests as a sophomore to earn his first letter ... Had four tackles for losses totaling 17 yards among his 19 tackles (five solos) on the year ... Ford tallied five multi-tackle efforts ... No. 4 on the squad in quarterback hurries with three ... Recorded a career-high tying three tackles three times (at UAB, vs. Missouri, vs. Iowa State) ... In his first career start at UAB, he recorded three stops, including a career-best two tackles for loss ... Also recorded first career sack at Texas Tech (14 yards lost) ... Drew starts in each of Baylor's first three games and the season-finale against No. 2 Oklahoma.

2003: Practiced but did not see any game action.

2002: Elected to take a redshirt year as a true freshman.

High School: Skyline High School, Dallas ... Earned second-team all-district 11-5A honors as a senior ... Collected 120 tackles, seven sacks and 20 tackles for loss over final two prep seasons ... Rated as one of the nation's top 30 defensive tackles according to Max Emfinger ... Named one of Texas' top 100 prospects by The Dallas Morning News (73rd), Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Houston Chronicle and Waco Tribune-Herald ... Rated the nation's 58th-best strongside defensive end by Rivals100.com ... Member of Texas Football's 2001 Top 300 ... Teammate of fellow Bear Josh Bell ... Two-year letterwinner was coached by Phillip Roybal at the District 11-5A school.

Personal: The son of Vera Bynum, Corey Jermain Ford was born July 29, 1983, in Dallas ... Speech communications major.

COREY FORD
Career Statistics

YEARG/GSUTATTTTFL-YDSQBS-YDSFF/FRPDINT-YDS
2002Redshirted
20030/00000-00-00/000-0
200411/4514194.0-171-140/000-0
Totals11/4514194.0-171-140/000-0
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