Lekeitharun Ford is set to arrive in Oxford today
What is your current height, weight, and forty time? "I am 5' 10", 175, and I run a 4.32 forty."
What are your strengths at corner? "My press coverage."
What are you working on for the next level? "I want to learn more about converges, in general. I want to get a better idea of it."
Where did you play high school ball? "At West Boliver (Rosedale, MS)."
You are now at MS Delta CC? "Yes sir."
What were your stats from this past season? "I finished the season with 18 breakups, 3 interceptions, and 26 tackles. I am considered a lock down corner. Out of the whole year, I had the ball thrown to my side 23 times. I knockdown 18 of them, picked another 3, and one pass was overthrown. I only had one ball that was caught on my side of the ball all year."
Any awards? "I was named 1st Team All-State and Region."
Which schools have phoned you this week? "Texas A&M, Memphis, Ole Miss, and La Tech."
Have you set up any official visits? "I am going to Ole Miss today. Next weekend, I am going to Memphis. I might go to A&M in the midweek."
Do you graduate in December? "Yes sir."
Is it safe to say that UM, A&M, and Memphis are the three schools you are looking at? "Yes sir, La Tech a little, but it will probably be one of those three schools."
What do you like about Ole Miss? "I have been up there for a couple of games, and I liked the atmosphere. I have been liking Ole Miss since I was a little. I have always wanted to play for them,and now that I have that chance, I want to take advantage of it."
Does the fact that Ole Miss will have a new staff next year affect your decision? "No, not really, because I have wanted to go to school there for a long time."
Are you friends with Lavarus Giles? "Yea, that is my boy. He took me up to Ole Miss for a couple of games this year. He loves it up there."
What are Memphis' positives? "It is a chance to get a good education and also to play in a tough league like Conference USA."
What do you like about Texas A&M? "I like Coach Smith a lot, and they play with a lot of fire. I like A&M."
What will you be looking at while you are on your visits? "I want to see how well I fit in with their players and students."
Ford is a December graduate."<