Lonnie Ford

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Lonnie Ford (born February 21, 1979) is an Arena Football League fullbackdefensive end for the Los Angeles Avengers.

Professional career[edit]

Ford signed a free agent contract with the Carolina Panthers following the 2002 NFL Draft, but was released. He has played for the Avengers since 2003.


Ford is also the founder of DueceFive.biz

High school career[edit]

Ford attended Morse High School in San Diego, California, and was a standout in football, basketball, and track and field. In football, he was a tight end and defensive end, and as a senior, he made 31 receptions for 342 yards (11.03 yards per rec. avg.) and four touchdowns on offense, and on defense, he posted 19 sacks, five forced fumbles, and many tackles. In basketball, he averaged 10.5 points per game as a senior. In track and field, he threw personal bests of 53-1 on the shot put, and 158-0 on the discus. In 1997, the San Diego Union-Tribune named Ford its "Male Athlete of the Year."

College career[edit]

Ford attended the University of Southern California. As a senior, he made seven sacks, 40 tackles, and four forced fumbles, was an All-Pacific-10 Conference second team selection, was voted as USC's “Defensive Lineman of the Year”, and was named the “Player of the Game” in a game against the University of Notre Dame.

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