- When Ford was younger, his mother and father created a traveling band with Dee and his sister serving as backup singers and his cousin as a co-lead singer in the "Ford Connection."
- While at St. Clair County (Odenville, AL) High School, participated in the school's jazz band.
Awards & Honors
- 2018: AFC Pro Bowl, AFC Defensive Player of the Month (October), AFC Defensive Player of the Week (Week 8)
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|2||@Jets||W 31 - 13|
|1||Cardinals||L 20 - 24||3||1||2||0||0||0|
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|2016||Kansas City Chiefs||15||14||38||25||13||10||0||2||0||0||0||0||0||1||0|
|2017||Kansas City Chiefs||6||6||11||9||2||2||1||1|
|2018||Kansas City Chiefs||16||16||51||38||13||13||0||7|
|2019||San Francisco 49ers||11||2||14||10||4||6.5||1||2|
|2020||San Francisco 49ers||1||0||3||1||2||0||0||0|
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