Will Ford

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Will Ford
No. 30     Free agent
Date of birth (1986-12-15) December 15, 1986 (age 29)
Place of birth Travelers Rest, South Carolina
Career information
CFL status International
Position(s) RB
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg)
College South Carolina State
High school Travelers Rest (SC)
Career history
As player
2010 Toronto Argonauts
20122013 Winnipeg Blue Bombers
2014 Saskatchewan Roughriders
CFL East All-Star 2013
Career stats

William Ford (born December 15, 1986) is an American football running back who is currently a free agent. He played college football at South Carolina State University and attended Travelers Rest High School in Travelers Rest, South Carolina. Ford was a CFL East Division All-Star in 2013 as a member of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.[1] He has also been a member of the Saskatchewan Roughriders and Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League.

College career[edit]

Ford is the all time leader in rushing yards and rushing touchdowns in South Carolina State University and Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference history with 4,688 yards and 35 touchdowns.[2][3]

Professional career[edit]

Toronto Argonauts[edit]

Ford was signed by the Toronto Argonauts in 2010 but released before seeing any playing time after suffering a leg injury.[2]

Winnipeg Blue Bombers[edit]

Ford was signed by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in July 2012.[2] He was a CFL East Division All-Star in 2013.

Ford was released by the Blue Bombers in July 2014.[4]

Saskatchewan Roughriders[edit]

Ford was signed by the Saskatchewan Roughriders on July 22, 2014.[5] On July 26, 2014, he scored three rushing touchdowns against the Toronto Argonauts in his first game for the Roughriders.[6] He was released by the Roughriders on October 21, 2014.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2013 CFL ALL-STAR TEAM". tsn.ca. Retrieved 29 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "Will Ford gets new shot in CFL". thetandd.com. July 3, 2012. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "Will Ford". arnsports.com. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 
  4. ^ "Blue Bombers release international running back Will Ford". The Canadian Press. lillooetnews.net. July 14, 2014. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 
  5. ^ "RIDERS SIGN RUNNING BACK WILL FORD". riderville.com. July 22, 2014. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 
  6. ^ "Will Ford leads Roughriders over Argonauts 37-9". therecord.com. Jul 27, 2014. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 
  7. ^ "Roughriders release Will Ford, Eron Riley and DeNarius McGhee". ctvnews.ca. October 21, 2014. Retrieved October 23, 2014. 

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