Redhawk's Ford named to defensive awards watch list

Redhawk's Ford named to defensive awards watch list

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - A Southeast Missouri State University Redhawks football player has been named to a defensive awards watchlist.

Mike Ford was named to the 2015 College Football Performance Defensive Awards watch list. Ford was one of 32 defensive backs mentioned for the CFPA Football Championship Subdivision Defensive Awards list.

Ford, from Alton, Illinois, leads the OVC with four interceptions. He also ranks 11th in the FCS for interceptions per game this season and is fourth on the team with 33 tackles, including 25 solo stops.

He was also recently named OVC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance against SIU when he returned one of his two interceptions 21 yards for a touchdown.

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