2014 (SENIOR): Participated in all 12 games, making two starts ... tallied five receptions for 39 yards and a touchdown, including a blocked punt ... scored first collegiate touchdown, a one-yard snag against Southern Miss ... recorded a 10-yard catch against NM State ... reeled in an eight-yard pass at UTSA ... registered 20 yards on two catches at Rice, including tying a career high with a 12-yard reception ... blocked a punt at Kansas State.

2013 (JUNIOR): Played in nine games ... caught three passes for 24 yards ... two of the receptions went for first downs ... established career-bests in catches (two), yards (22) and longest reception (12 yards) at Tulane ... notched a tackle on special teams in a win at rival NM State.a

2012 (SOPHOMORE): Played in eight games ... caught three passes for 22 yards ... pulled in two passes for 18 yards at Tulsa, including a season-long 11-yarder ... caught one pass for four yards against Oklahoma.

2011: Earned medical redshirt after suffering a knee injury early in the season.

2010 (FRESHMAN): Saw action in eight games on special teams as a true freshman ... blocked a PAT at Arkansas.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Regarded as one of the top-100 prep tight ends in the country by Scout.com ... second team All-District 13-5A choice as a senior ... regarded as a top-100 area player by the Houston Chronicle and was tabbed All-Greater Houston ... primarily utilized as a blocker in the Westfield offense but still totaled seven receptions for 125 yards as a senior, with a long catch of 38 yards ... rated fifth in the district in yards per catch (17.9) ... one of the highlights of his senior campaign was scoring a two-point conversion against Klein, lifting his team to a 36-35 win ... played two years of varsity ball -- one at Westfield and another at Nimitz HS ... coached by Corby Meekins at Westfield ... garnered Academic All-District recognition his senior year.

PERSONAL: Parents are Greg Ford and Nicole Murray ... has three brothers and one sister ... born in Houston, Texas ... Leadership Studies major.

Katrae Ford

Katrae  Ford

Graduate Student

Houston, Texas

High School:
Westfield HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 255



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