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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Michael Ford, CB, Southeast Missouri State

What is your name?

Michael Ford Jr.

What is your Height/Weight?

6 ft/ 200

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

Southeast Missouri State

Where are you from?

Alton Illinois

Who is your role model, and why?

My mom because she works hard everyday and never gives up

Who was your favorite teacher?

James Rick

Did you play any other sports growing up?

I ran Track

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Anthony Miller – Memphis

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

Bydarrius Knighten

What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life?

Moneybagg yo ft. Black youngsta Gang Gang

If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?

Patrick Peterson because we both are very athletic and can play on the outside and the slot

What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?

Losing my father when I was 5 months, and I feel I’ve overcome it by learning how to just enjoy everyday because you never know when you last maybe

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Just listen to music and watch DB highlights

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

My first collegiate interception because it was also my first collegiate touchdown

What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?

Talk and spend time with the 4th graders at the local elementary school because they look up to me as a role model

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

Indianapolis Colts

If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?

My Dad, Tupac, and Obama

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