Draft Pick Capsules: Carl Ford

Here's a look at wide receiver Carl Ford, a wide receiver from Toledo who is the Packers' third pick of the seventh round in this year's NFL Draft.<P>

PLAYER: Carl Ford

POSITION: Wide Receiver

COLLEGE: Toledo

SIZE: 6-foot-0, 179 pounds

DATE OF BIRTH: Oct. 8, 1980

DRAFT SELECTION: 7th round

CAREER STATS: Had 149 receptions (fourth in school history) for 1,966 yards (13.2-yard average) in 45 games for the Rockets. Ford started games in each of his four season and amassed 17 touchdowns. A multi-purpose back, Ford also had 455 yards on 24 kickoff returns (19.0-yard average).

2002 STATS: Started every game and had a career-high 79 catches for 1,062 yards and nine TDs. Both Ford's receptions and yards broke school single-season records. Ford's 9 TD catches also tied a school record. He was an All-Mid American Conference second-team selection.

AGILTY TEST RESULTS: 4.43 40-yard-dash; 250-pound bench press; 700-pound leg press, 37-inch vertical jump.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Monroe (Mich.) Hig h School. Honors included Detroit Free Press "FAb 50" and "Blue Chip" lists, and was named the region's "Player of the Year." PERSONAL

Parents: Carl Ford II and Annie Ford....Majored in Communications at Toledo...Residence: Monroe, Mich.


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