DEE FORD RUMORS & GOSSIP

New Chiefs OLB Dee Ford wants 'to be a Hall-of-Famer'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The legend says that Dee Ford once locked himself in a room for six months -- a little chunk at a time, we hope -- and wouldn't come out until he had mastered the keyboards. Mastered it. He was 12 years old. Kid got good. "Crazy good," James Ford Jr., Dee's older brother, said, "within a span of six months. So it took a lot of mental toughness." The Kansas City...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Former Auburn Tiger Dee Ford Get Phone Call From Kansas City Chiefs Telling Him He’s Been Drafted

It’s a special moment that is usually only witnessed by a select few, but thanks to video, we get to experience it, too. Former Auburn defensive end Dee Ford was drafted Thursday evening by the Kansas City Chiefs with the No. 23 selection in the first round of the NFL Draft. Moments before commissioner Roger Goodell announced the selection on the Radio City Music Hall stage in...
Via College Spun
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs draft Auburn DE Dee Ford in first round

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs selected Auburn defensive end Dee Ford with the No. 23 overall pick in the NFL draft Thursday night, landing a potential replacement for Tamba Hali or Justin Houston. With only one selection in the first two rounds, Kansas City was thought to be trying to trade out of its pick. But general manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid wound up...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs select Dee Ford in the first round

The Kansas City Chiefs made their first-round selection on Thursday night, taking Dee Ford out of Auburn. In the coming month, there will be plenty of coverage of the newest member of the Chiefs. But in the meantime, here are five things to know about the 3-4 outside linebacker: 1. Ford was a 3-star recruit out of Odenville, Alabama. He signed to play outside linebacker at Auburn...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Auburn DE/OLB Dee Ford Visiting Falcons Tuesday

  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that Auburn DE/OLB Dee Ford is visiting the Falcons Tuesday. Ford has also met with the Patriots, Saints, Colts, Texans and Buccaneers. Ford is an explosive athlete who could find himself sneaking into the first round because of his pass-rushing ability. Atlanta’s first two picks are at No. 6 and No. 37, although GM Les Snead is not...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Dee Ford Runs A 4.53 40-Yard Dash During A Monster Auburn Pro Day Performance

Dee Ford made some waves at the NFL combine for his comments about Jadeveon Clowney, and it looks like he’s ready to back those words up. Ford, who sat out at the combine due to a medical issue, put on a show at today’s Auburn Pro Day: Auburn DE Dee Ford with a 35 1/2 vertical on his second jump. pic.twitter.com/gBlHblwJYP — D. Orlando Ledbetter (@AJCFalcons) March 4, 2014...
Via College Spun
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Auburn DE Dee Ford: I’m better than Jadeveon Clowney

While most people are talking about players like Jadeveon Clowney and Johnny Manziel at the NFL Scouting Combine, guys like Auburn defensive end Dee Ford feel that they are flying under the radar. Ford recorded 10.5 sacks last season and established himself as one of the best pass rushers in the country. Clowney, who faced […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Auburn AD Jay Jacobs Sends Letter, Tigers Gear To English Woman Dee Ford Who Was Mistaken As Player On Twitter

It’s been quite a few weeks for Dee Ford. Not the former Auburn defensive end, however, but the middle-aged English woman who is frequently confused with the football player on social media — their Twitter handles are quite similar, and even football Dee mistakenly told his own followers to tweet her handle in the past. In recently weeks, she has become increasingly popular with...
Via College Spun
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Auburn's Dee Ford turning heads at Senior Bowl

Dee Ford has picked up where he left off during the season. The Auburn defensive end, who sacked Florida State's Jameis Winston twice in the BCS championship game, has blown by offensive tackles a number of times in practices leading up to Saturday's Senior Bowl. The 6-foot-2, 243-pound Ford is projected as either an outside linebacker or defensive end in the NFL, depending on...
Via Associated Press
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Auburn's Ford hits right notes on, off field

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer Auburn defensive end Dee Ford isn't just the Tigers' best defender. He's also a pretty good piano player who plays for his church on Sundays and once sang in his family's gospel band. The versatile Ford will target Florida State's Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston in Monday night's BCS title game...
Via Associated Press
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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