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PHIL FORD RUMORS & GOSSIP

BYU's New "Missionary Advantage"

In May, it was Phil Ford making headlines as a recent convert to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who was now interested in playing college football for the Brigham Young Cougars because of his new faith. This month it is Calvin Johnson, Jr. making those same headlines. Johnson is a 5-foot-8, 182 pound running back from Walterboro, South Carolina. His 4.49 speed in...
Via Blue Cougar Football
June 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Friday Mailbag: A Rivalry with Notre Dame, Phil Ford’s Mission Decision, and Pete Van Valkenburg: What if …?

Welcome to the Friday Mailbag where once a week I answer your questions and respond to your comments about Brigham Young Cougars football. As a quick reminder, there are three ways to submit a question: 1. Email: bluecougarfootball@gmail.com 2. Twitter: @BlueCougarFball and use #BCFmailbag 3. Leave a comment at the end of a BLUE COUGAR FOOTBALL article. On to the mailbag.RE: Who...
Via Blue Cougar Football
June 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Poll Results: Will Phil Ford play football at BYU?

An overwhelming majority of voters (75%) think Phil Ford will play football for the Brigham Young Cougars. Just 8% voted "No," and the remaining 17% were undecided. My vote goes to "Yes."Ford is a Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) football player. He has the size and the talent, which explains why he had scholarship offers from FBS schools coming out of high...
Via Blue Cougar Football
May 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Phil Ford even more excited after visit from BYU coach

The tale of Phil Ford isn’t your regular story of a Brigham Young Cougars prospect. The 6-foot-6, 330 pound offensive lineman originally committed to Kansas, was baptized into The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints while being fellowshipped by an Oregon commit and found out positive details about BYU from a player who transferred away from the school. Yet, somehow...
Via Blue Cougar Football
May 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Ford's whole word has changed

When Bishop Miege High School offensive lineman Phil Ford left home to play football at Iowa Western with the intent to eventually transfer to Kansas, he never expected his life to drastically change. But, in an instant the big 6-foot-6-inch, 230-pound 18-year-old saw his life change in ways he never would have imagined.
Via byu.scout.com
May 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Phil Ford Q&A

North Carolina great Phil Ford spoke to reporters on Tuesday about being honored as a member of the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame induction class of 2012.
Via northcarolina.scout.com
March 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Georgetown’s Ewing, North Carolina’s Phil Ford headline College Hall of Fame class

Georgetown’s dominating center Patrick Ewing, Kansas legend Clyde Lovellette and North Carolina’s star guard Phil Ford headline the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame induction class of 2012. Joining them for enshrinement will be coaches Joe B. Hall and Dave Robbins, players Kenny Sailors, Earl Monroe and Willis Reed and contributors Jim Host and Joe Dean. A three-time...
Via The Sports Bank
March 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Ford Joining Collegiate Hall of Fame

KANSAS CITY (March 6, 2012) — Georgetown’s dominating center Patrick Ewing, Kansas legend Clyde Lovellette and North Carolina’s star guard Phil Ford headline the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame induction class of 2012.
Via northcarolina.scout.com
March 06, 2012  |  Discuss

M. Basketball. UNC-Georgia Tech Postgame Notes

Kendall Marshall had 12 assists and one turnover. It was his ninth game this year with 10 or more assists and the 15th of his career. He tied Phil Ford for the second-most 10-assist games in a season. Ford also had nine as a sophomore in 1975-76. The record is 12 by Ed Cota in 1997-98 in his sophomore season.
Via tarheelblue.com
January 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Ford thriving at Iowa Western

Phil Ford was always one of the most exuberant members of the Class of 2011 for the Kansas Jayhawks.
Via recruiting.scout.com
November 03, 2011  |  Discuss
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