June 27, 2006

Two more offers drives Ford

UTEP head coach Mike Price is calling on his Pac 10 ties and has his Miner coaching staff hitting the Golden State hard. UTEP offered G Pittman from Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., last week and they also offered his teammate wide receiver/defensive back Deon Ford (6-0, 196, 4.5).

Ford added two more offers to go with Washington and San Diego State when Oregon State joined UTEP with offers to Ford.

"I never heard from UTEP until I received an offer from them in the mail," Ford said. "It was shocking, but nice to read that I have a full scholarship offer from UTEP."

"I have been talking to Oregon State a lot, calling them and checking in," Ford said. "I sent them an extra game tape and then they offered."

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