Michael Ford latest Tiger to opt for draft

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLINGLSU running back Michael Ford breaks around the corner against Arkansas in November in Tiger Stadium. Show caption
Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLINGLSU running back Michael Ford breaks around the corner against Arkansas in November in Tiger Stadium.

LSU running back Michael Ford has decided to enter the NFL draft, according to a tweet from LSU sports information director Michael Bonnette on Monday.

Ford, a 5-foot-10, 216-pound junior from Leesville, played in 13 games and rushed for 392 yards and three touchdowns last season.