Friday Q&A: Will Ford start?


1) Will Isaiah Ford start over Demitri Knowles?

Chris Coleman: At this point I would be surprised if he doesn’t. We’ve heard a lot of good things about Ford over the last several weeks. He is simply a more talented player than Knowles. Remember last season when Knowles was outmuscled for the football by every corner he faced, including that 1-AA Western Carolina corner? Well, stuff like that doesn’t happen to Isaiah Ford. In fact, he beats All-Americans like Kendall Fuller for the football. Click here to see an impressive video.

I think Ford is Tech’s #2 outside receiver right now, with Joshua Stanford being #1. I think Willie Byrn will hold up as Tech’s top slot receiver, though he is being pushed by Cam Phillips (6-1, 190, Fr.), and Phillips can also line up on the outside. Here’s how I think the top four stack up right now: