Poona Ford

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Poona Ford
No. 97 – Seattle Seahawks
Position: Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1995-11-19) November 19, 1995 (age 23)
Beaufort, South Carolina
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight: 310 lb (141 kg)
Career information
High school: Hilton Head
(Hilton Head, South Carolina)
College: Texas
Undrafted: 2018
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2018
Total tackles: 22
Sacks: 0.0
Forced fumbles: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Kaylon Nakia "Poona" Ford (born November 19, 1995) is an American football defensive tackle for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). Ford was a standout at Hilton Head Island High School. He initially committed to the University of Louisville but changed his commitment when coach Charlie Strong left Louisville to take the head coaching job at the University of Texas.[1] He played college football at Texas, where he was the 2017 Big 12 Conference Defensive Lineman of the Year,[2] and signed with the Seahawks as an undrafted free agent in 2018.[3][4] Ford made the Seahawks' 53-man roster as an undrafted rookie.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Hilton Head High's Poona Ford sticks by Strong, chooses Texas". islandpacket. Retrieved November 28, 2018.
  2. ^ "Former HHIHS Star Poona Ford Stands Tall In All-Star Game". LowcoSports. January 22, 2018. Retrieved November 28, 2018.
  3. ^ https://www.star-telegram.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-texas/article207255389.html
  4. ^ https://theathletic.com/486948/2018/08/24/seahawks-film-room-poona-ford-proving-to-be-a-hidden-gem/
  5. ^ "Lowco Lowdown, Sept. 3". LowcoSports. September 3, 2018. Retrieved November 28, 2018.

External links

  • Seattle Seahawks bio
  • Texas Longhorns bio
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