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Ford confident in LSU backfield

Michael Ford arrived on the LSU campus as a wide eyed freshman four years ago. Now a veteran of the SEC wars, Ford is excited about the Tigers' depth at running back for the up coming season. Ford credits LSU running backs' coach Frank Wilson for his maturation as both a player and a person.

"Coach Wilson holds us responsible to get better," said Ford. "He wants us to be students of the game. "He expects us to study the playbook and learn all of the plays. "Coach Wilson expects us to be accountable for everything we do." The Leesville, Louisiana product reports that Wilson is more like a personal mentor rather than simply a position coach. "It's not just football with him," said...

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