Offensive Tackle, University of Oklahoma
6’4” / 330 lbs
Cody Ford is a redshirt junior for the Oklahoma Sooners, and was a 3 star recruit coming out of high school. Ford was named 3rd team All American, and he is projected as high mid-first round pick.
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– Massive size and strength.
– Mauler type blocker
– Great punch and leverage.
– Broken fibula suffered during sophomore year
– Pad level suffers at times.
Ford is the type of “Road Grader” the Buccaneers need. His footwork is a concern, but I think his brute strength will make up for it. I don’t see him being a viable pick though for Tampa Bay at number 5 overall in the first round. But if he is on the board when we pick in the 2nd I think it’s a no-brainer. However, Ford falling out of the 1st round is highly unlikely.