Luke

Ford

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#40

Defensive Back
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 213
Year: Senior
Hometown: Glenview, Ill.
High School: Loyola Academy

Bio

• A 360 Leader in the Holy Cross Leadership Academy.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2015:
• Started all 11 games, playing both free safety and outside linebacker.
• Earned Academic All-Patriot League honors.
• Ranked fifth on the team with 43 total tackles, including two tackles for loss.
• Led the team with three interceptions, in addition to breaking up four passes.
• Ranked third in the Patriot League in interceptions, 11th in passes defended and 48th in total tackles.
• Placed 65th in the nation in interceptions.
• Totaled a team-high six tackles, an interception, a pass breakup and a tackle for loss in the victory at Monmouth, to earn GoHolyCross.com Crusader of the Week honors.
• Made six tackles at Towson, in addition to blocking a punt for a safety.
• Recorded six solo tackles in the victory over Lafayette.
• Posted three tackles and an interception in the win over Georgetown.
• Totaled five tackles and a pass breakup in the victory at Bucknell.
• Selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2014:
• Started the first five games of the season at free safety, before missing the remainder of the year due to injury.
• Totaled 28 tackles, including 23 solo stops and one tackle for loss.
• Led the team in tackles twice.
• Tied for team lead with two interceptions, and broke up three passes.
• Recorded a team-high 11 tackles and two pass breakups at Albany.
• Had a team-best 11 tackles in the victory over Central Connecticut, to go along with an interception and a pass breakup.
• Made three tackles and intercepted a pass at Harvard.
• Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013:
• Saw action in 11 games at free safety and on special teams, earning his first career start against Lafayette.
• Totaled seven tackles on the season.
• Tallied a seven-yard sack against Harvard.
• Had three solo tackles against Lafayette.
• Made two solo tackles in the victory at Central Connecticut.
• Selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL:
• Played for head coach John Holacek at Loyola Academy in Wilmette, Ill.
• Totaled 85 tackles, four tackles for loss, four interceptions and 10 pass breakups as a senior, in addition to catching 35 passes for 582 yards and 11 touchdowns on offense.
• Recorded 88 tackles, five tackles for loss, two interceptions and eight pass breakups in junior year.
• Helped lead team to the state championship game in 2011, and a
semifinal appearance in 2012.
• Member of National Honor Society.

PERSONAL:
• Majoring in Economics.

 

FORD'S CAREER STATISTICS
SCORING             G    TD  Rush  Pass Retn  PAT 2PAT   FG  Total Avg/G
2013.............  11     0     0     0    0    0    0    0      0   0.0
2014.............   5     0     0     0    0    0    0    0      0   0.0
2015.............  11     0     0     0    0    0    0    0      2   0.2
TOTAL............  27     0     0     0    0    0    0    0      2   0.1

PUNT RETURNS           G   No.    Yds  TD  Lg Avg/R Avg/G
2013................  11     0      0   0   0   0.0   0.0
2014................   5     0      0   0   0   0.0   0.0
2015................  11     1     42   0   0  42.0   3.8
TOTAL...............  27     1     42   0   0  42.0   1.6

INTERCEPTIONS          G    No    Yds  TD  Lg Avg/R Avg/G
2013................  11     0      0   0   0   0.0   0.0
2014................   5     2     52   0  32  26.0  10.4
2015................  11     3     40   0  40  13.3   3.6
TOTAL...............  27     5     92   0  40  18.4   3.4

ALL PURPOSE            G  Rush   Rec    PR    KR    IR  Total Avg/G
2013................  11     0     0     0     0     0      0   0.0
2014................   5     0     0     0     0    52     52  10.4
2015................  11     0     0    42     0    40     82   7.5
TOTAL...............  27     0     0    42     0    92    134   5.0

TACKLES                G    UA     A Total    TFL-Yds    PD   FF   FR Blkd
2013................  11     7     0     7      1-7       0    0    0    0
2014................   5    23     5    28      1-2       5    0    0    0
2015................  11    38     5    43      2-9       7    0    0    1
TOTAL...............  27    68    10    78      4-18     12    0    0    1

SACKS                  G    UA     A Total   Yds
2013................  11     1     0     1     7
2014................   5     0     0     0     0
2015................  11     0     0     0     0
TOTAL...............  27     1     0     1     7
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