Brandon Ford was signed by the New England Patriots as a rookie free agent on May 3, 2013.
Brandon Ford was signed by the New England Patriots as a rookie free agent on May 3, 2013. COLLEGE
- After serving as the primary backup tight end in 2010 and 2011, emerged as one of the top tight ends in the country in 2012 after finishing his senior season with 40 receptions for 480 yards and eight touchdowns.
- Was named to the midseason Mackey Award Watch list and was an honorable mention All-American by SI.com and Sporting News.
- Finished his college career with 65 receptions for 728 yards and 12 touchdowns, which tied a school record for most receiving touchdowns by a tight end.
- Was redshirted in 2008 and played in just four games in 2009 before becoming the backup tight end in 2010.
- Born Dec. 31, 1989.
- Graduated with a degree in sociology.
- Chose Clemson over Georgia, Georgia Tech, Maryland, North Carolina State, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.