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Powerhouse programs vying for four-star 2019 RB Devyn Ford

Devyn Ford is approaching 30 scholarship offers and he is only a sophomore. The 2019 Stafford (Va.) North Stafford running back spoke with Scout about the latest developments in his recruitment.

Devyn Ford is one of the premier running backs in the country, regardless of class.

"I'm still 100 percent wide open when it comes to recruiting," he said. "I'm taking my time and evaluating all my options."

Michigan was the latest school to offer.

"I like coach (Jim) Harbaugh and he's doing a great job with the program," said the 5-foot-11, 180-pound Ford. "He's had a lot of success in college and the NFL.

"They've also produced a lot of great running backs and that grabs my attention. I haven't visited, but hope to get up there after the season. I want to meet all the coaches and get a feel for the environment."


According to Ford, ClemsonNorth Carolina and Virginia Tech are recruiting him hardest, and he gave a quick thought on each.

Clemson: "They're explosive," he said. "I like how they use their backs in the running and passing game, too, and just their overall offense."

North Carolina: "They're also explosive offensively and make a lot of big plays. I also like the way running backs are used in their offense."

Virginia Tech: "They run the same offense we do at North Stafford -- the zone read. So, I'm familiar and comfortable with the scheme."

Ford said he will likely trim his list to eight next summer and knows some schools that are in good shape to make the cut.

"Clemson, UNC, GeorgiaVirginia TechOhio StateVirginia and possibly Michigan are some schools that have a good shot," he said. "I really like the way all those programs use their running backs."

In regards to his next visit, it will likely be to North Carolina for the Georgia Tech game on Nov. 5.

"I'm looking forward to getting back down there and watching them compete," Ford said.

North Stafford is 4-1 and continues their season tonight on the road against Brooke Point at 7 p.m.

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