Isaiah Alexander Ford (born February 9, 1996) is an American football wide receiver for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Virginia Tech.

Isaiah Ford
No. 84 – Miami Dolphins
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1996-02-09) February 9, 1996 (age 23)
Jacksonville, Florida
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:194 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school:Jacksonville (FL) Trinity Christian
College:Virginia Tech
NFL Draft:2017 / Round: 7 / Pick: 237
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2019
Receptions:23
Receiving yards:244
Receiving touchdowns:0
Player stats at NFL.com

Early yearsEdit

Ford attended Trinity Christian Academy in Jacksonville, Florida. While there, he played high school football. As a senior, he had 717 yards receiving and 12 touchdowns. He was rated by Rivals.com as a three-star recruit and committed to Virginia Tech to play college football.[1] Ford also played basketball in high school, averaging 37 points per game as a senior. Ford played AAU basketball with Grayson Allen for the Jacksonville Lee Bull. [2]

College careerEdit

As a true freshman at Virginia Tech, Ford played in all 13 games with 11 starts and had 56 receptions for 709 yards and six touchdowns.[3] As a sophomore, he was named first-team All-ACC and set Virginia Tech single-season records for receptions and touchdowns.[4][5][6] As a junior, Ford was named second-team All-ACC, recording 73 receptions for 1,038 yards and seven touchdowns. After the season, Ford decided to forgo his senior year and enter the 2017 NFL Draft.[7]

Professional careerEdit

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 1 in
(1.85 m)
194 lb
(88 kg)
32 58 in
(0.83 m)
9 14 in
(0.23 m)
4.61 s 4.34 s 6.94 s 35.5 in
(0.90 m)
10 ft 7 in
(3.23 m)
14 reps
All values from NFL Combine[8]

Ford was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the seventh round, 237th overall, in the 2017 NFL Draft.[9] On August 18, 2017, he was placed on injured reserve after suffering a knee injury.[10]

On September 1, 2018, Ford was waived by the Dolphins and was signed to the practice squad.[11][12] He was promoted to the active roster on November 28, 2018.[13]

On August 31, 2019, Ford was waived by the Dolphins and re-signed to the practice squad.[14] He was promoted to the active roster on September 25, 2019.[15] He was waived again on October 30 and re-signed to the practice squad.[16] He was promoted to the active roster on November 27. In the 2019 season, he recorded 23 receptions for 244 receiving yards.[17]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rivals.com
  2. ^ "Virginia Tech receiver Isaiah Ford on verge of making history". ESPN. Retrieved August 24, 2017.
  3. ^ Virginia Tech's Isaiah Ford an all-in-one package
  4. ^ Tech WR Isaiah Ford named first-team all-ACC by coaches
  5. ^ Virginia Tech receiver Isaiah Ford on verge of making history
  6. ^ Ford, McMillian eye 1,000 yard seasons for Tech in bowl game
  7. ^ Adelson, Andrea (January 3, 2017). "Hokies QB Jerod Evans, WR Isaiah Ford will enter NFL draft". ESPN.com.
  8. ^ "Isaiah Ford Combine Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
  9. ^ Poupart, Alain (April 29, 2017). "Dolphins Select Isaiah Ford In Seventh Round". MiamiDolphins.com. Retrieved May 20, 2017.
  10. ^ "Dolphins Waive/Injured WR Isaiah Ford, Cut WR Francis Owusu From I.R." NFLTradeRumors.com. August 18, 2017.
  11. ^ "Miami Dolphins Make Roster Moves". MiamiDolphins.com. September 1, 2018.
  12. ^ "Miami Dolphins Sign 10 To Practice Squad". MiamiDolphins.com. September 2, 2018.
  13. ^ "Jakeem Grant To IR, Isaiah Ford Promoted To Active Roster". MiamiDolphins.com. November 28, 2018.
  14. ^ "Dolphins Announce Roster Moves, Set Initial 53-Man Roster". MiamiDolphins.com. August 31, 2019.
  15. ^ "Dolphins Promote Isaiah Ford". MiamiDolphins.com. September 25, 2019.
  16. ^ "Dolphins Awarded Ken Crawley, Waived Isaiah Ford". MiamiDolphins.com. October 30, 2019.
  17. ^ "Isaiah Ford 2019 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved January 29, 2020.

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