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Travis Ford
Travis Ford

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oakland, Calif.

Last College:
Laney

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 215

Position:
S

Experience:
2L


09/18/2010

Colorado State vs. Miami (Ohio) - Sept. 18, 2010

All Photos By Mike Griggs

2010 (Senior): A reserve safety and special teams cover man, played in 11 games and recorded 12 tackles (six solo), with ½ tackle for loss...In season opener vs. Colorado (Sept. 4) at Invesco Field, picked up three tackles...At Miami-Ohio (Sept. 18), combined with Alex Williams to drop Andy Cruse for a 1-yard loss after a completion on the last play of the first quarter...Played much of loss vs. No. 5 TCU (Oct. 2), first entering on defense in the initial quarter; flew in late on a third-quarter tackle and appeared to force a fumble, but replay upheld the on-field call, that the ground caused the loose ball...Did not play in win vs. UNLV (Oct. 16)...Returned to action at No. 9 Utah (Oct. 23).

2009 (Junior): Played in 11 games with one start after transferring to Colorado State...Had 19 tackles (13 solo) and one pass breakup...Made Division I debut on special teams in season-opening win at Colorado (Sept. 6)...In triumph vs. Weber State (Sept. 12), saw action in the defensive secondary on several series...Sustained ankle injury at Idaho (Oct. 3) and did not play following week vs. Utah (Oct. 10)...Played on defense during fourth quarter of loss at TCU (Oct. 17), and saw several snaps from scrimmage in losses vs. Air Force (Oct. 31) and at UNLV (Nov. 7)...Spelled an injured Ivory Herd in the fourth quarter of last-second loss at New Mexico (Nov. 21), and broke up a pass early in the final period...In 17-16 loss vs. Wyoming (Nov. 27), made first Division I start, replacing an injured Herd at strong safety

Junior College: Was all-Golden Gate Conference at Laney College in 2008, when he was the Falcons' second-leading tackler...Added two sacks, two interceptions and three quarterback hurries...Returned an interception 40 yards for a touchdown against rival Chabot...Head coach was Gerald Uchium...Played one season at Laney with former CSU defensive lineman Sevaro Johnson...Originally committed to Marshall...Also recruited by Oregon, Kansas, New Mexico, San Diego State, UNLV, Utah, Marshall, Troy, Arizona State...Timed at 4.56 seconds in the 40-yard dash.
High School: At Clayton Valley High School in Concord, Calif., helped his team to the first round of the CIF state playoffs as a senior...Head coach was Herc Pardi...A two-sport athlete, lettered four years in football and three in basketball...Was an all-league selection on the defensive side of the ball in both 2006 and `07...Served as team captain his senior year...Holds the school record for most tackles in one season.

Personal: Given name Travis Ford...Born Dec. 9, 1988, in San Francisco, Calif. ...Son of Laura and Michael Ford...Brother, Tyler Ford, encouraged him to continue playing football in high school...Older brother, Aaron Johnson, played football at Marshall...Met senior citizens at the North Shore Health and Rehab Facility to spread goodwill, take some photos and share a few laughs on a Saturday afternoon in February before the '10 season...For a week during the summer of 2010, helped struggling students with reading at Tavelli Elementary in Fort Collins...Majoring in liberal arts at Colorado State...Hometown: Oakland, Calif.

Division I career statistics

TACKLES

SACKS

FUMBLE

Year

School

GP

GS

Solo

Ast

Tot

TFL

Yds

No

Yds

FF

FR

Yds

Int

Yds

PBU

2009

Colorado State (jr.)

11

1

13

6

19

0.0

0

0.0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

2010

Colorado State (sr.)

11

0

6

6

12

0.5

1

0.0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

Career totals (two years)

22

1

19

12

31

0.5

1

0.0

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

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