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Former NFL Player Highlights Versatility Of Draft Prospect Nick Ford

Apr 5, 2022, 4:22 PM

SALT LAKE CITY – Former NFL linebacker Stevenson Sylvester highlighted the versatility of former Utah Utes offensive lineman and draft prospect Nick Ford.

Sylvester, who played in the league from 2010-14, discussed Ford’s potential as an NFL player during KSL TV’s SportsBeat on Sunday, April 3.

During the television segment, the former NFL player praised the Utah standout’s ability to play every position across the offensive line and said Ford “does an amazing job” cleaning the quarterback clean.

Sylvester applauded Ford’s skills in pass protection, run blocking, and ability to adapt based on the position he is playing.

Ford is currently projected as a fifth or sixth round pick by Sylvester.

For more on Sylvester’s breakdown of Ford, see the video above.

About Nick Ford

The San Pedro, California was a member of the University of Utah football program from 2017-21.

During his time with the Utes, Ford was honored three times as an All-Pac-12 offensive lineman, including first team recognition in his final two seasons.

He played in 44 careers with Utah, including 30 starts.

2022 NFL Draft

The draft is scheduled to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada from April 28-30.

It will be broadcast on ESPN and NFL Network.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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