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Jonathan Ford

position

Defensive Line

Height

6-5

Weight

318 lbs.

Class

Senior

Hometown

Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

High School

Dillard

2019 (Junior): Started all 13 games on interior of defensive line…Totaled 18 tackles (seven solo) with 3.5 tackles for loss and 3.0 sacks…Added one PBU and one forced fumble…Made first start of career in season opener vs. Florida (Aug. 24)…Started at North Carolina (Sept. 7)…Made third straight start in home opener versus Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 14)…Credited with two tackles and 0.5 TFLs in start versus Central Michigan (Sept. 21)…Posted one solo tackle in start versus Virginia Tech (Oct. 5)…Started game versus Virginia (Oct. 11) and finished with four total tackles, including 3-yard sack…Had one solo tackle in start versus Georgia Tech (Oct. 19)…Lone tackle in start versus Pittsburgh (Oct. 26) was half-tackle for loss…Finished with 8-yard sack and two total tackles in start at Florida State (Nov. 2)…Started in win over Louisville (Nov. 9)…Had one tackle in start versus FIU (Nov. 23)…Started and posted three total tackles, including half-sack, in regular season finale at Duke (Nov. 30).

2018 (Sophomore): Saw action in 10 games…Totaled eight tackles and 2.0 tackles for loss…Saw action in season opener against LSU (Sept. 2)…Had one tackle in win over Savannah State (Sept. 8)…Posted two tackles and 1.0 tackle for loss in win at Toledo (Sept. 15)…Had two tackles in win over FIU (Sept. 22)…Saw action against North Carolina (Sept. 27) and Florida State (Oct. 6)…Played at Georgia Tech (Nov. 10)…Saw action in wins at Virginia Tech (Nov. 17) and at home vs. Pittsburgh (Nov. 24)…Had pair of tackles in New Era Pinstripe Bowl vs. Wisconsin (Dec. 27).

2017 (True Freshman): Saw action in seven games…Totaled one tackle…Made career debut in season opener against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 2) and finished with one tackle…Saw action in win at Duke (Sept. 29) and against Georgia Tech (Oct. 14).

High School: Consensus three-star defensive line prospect by from 247Sports, Scout and ESPN…Rated as the 27th-best defensive tackle by 247Sports…Ranked as the 52nd- best prospect in the state of Florida according to 247Sports…Selected Sun-Sentinel First Team All-County…Coached by Lorenzo Davis at Dillard High School…Chose Miami over offers from Kentucky, Tennessee, USC, Auburn, Michigan, Ohio State, Oklahoma and West Virginia.