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Jaylan Ford



Experience: R

Height: 6-2

Age: 22

Weight: 240 lbs

College: Texas



COLLEGE CAREER – The Saints selected Jaylan Ford with the 175th overall pick in the fifth round of the 2024 NFL Draft out of Texas. The 6-3, 242-pound defender possesses a combination of speed, instincts and strength needed to excel on both defense and special teams. The Frisco, Texas native started 29-of-49 games for the Longhorns during his college career with totals of 287 tackles (141 solo), 27.5 stops for loss, three sacks, ten passes defensed, six interceptions, four forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries. Heading into his rookie campaign, Ford will look to provide depth at the linebacker position and contribute on special teams.