Dalton Ford Discusses Missouri Plans

The Missouri Tigers football program is focusing on landing some more quality offensive linemen to their 2015 recruiting class. Webb City OG Dalton Ford discusses his recruitment by the Tigers.

Offensive line is a prime target and focus for the Missouri Tigers for their 2015 recruiting class. The Tigers have extended a fair amount of offer to offensive linemen across the country on both the high school and junior college level.

There are several in-state offensive line prospects who the Tigers are closely monitoring and will be evaluated at their camps coming up in June.

One of those OL prospects is Webb City (MO) OG Dalton Ford 6'5" 294.

Ford was among the many visitors at Mizzou's spring game, and he recently had a visit from Tiger OC/OL coach Josh Henson.  He spoke with ShowMeMizzou.com about the latest with his recruitment and the Tigers.

"Mizzou's Coach Henson came to my school last Friday. Illinois' Coach Ricker came Tuesday. Minnesota coach Limegrover is suppose to come to my school sometime this week, "said Ford.

"Coach Henson just asked me how off season workouts were going. He said he reallllly likes me, but he just wants reassurance to know I'm as a good player as he thinks I am, so he wants me to come up in June so he can see me at camp. He said  he likes me as a guard, and all the other schools I talk to say guard or center."

I asked Dalton about what he is hearing from Illinois and Minnesota lately?

"Illinois really wants me to commit but I'm not going to make a commitment until later on. Not sure what Coach Limegrover is going to have in store. We'll see," Ford said.

Dalton informed me that he is hearing the most from besides Mizzou, Illinois and Minnesota are Syracuse (offer), Oregon, Kansas State and Missouri State. He has also heard from some new schools.

"I've spoke to Arkansas' coach along with coaches from Florida Atlantic, Northern Illinois, Northern Iowa, and Georgia State," he said.

It looks like he has an opportunity to earn and offer next month camping with the Tigers.

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