HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a Homegrown Player on January 6, 2017.
Ford's injury woes continued in 2020. The 25-year-old, who was signed to a Homegrown contract in Jan. 2017, is hoping to make his first appearance for the Rapids since 2018 after undergoing surgeries in each of the last two years.
COLLEGE: In 2016, Ford helped the Pioneers reach the program’s first-ever trip to a College Cup, while also finishing unbeaten during the regular season for the second consecutive year. During his sophomore campaign in 2015, Ford made 19 starts, while helping the Pioneers register a 0.40 goals against average and a 0.63 shutout percentage, both second in the country. In his three seasons at the University of Denver, Ford was a two-time All-Summit League First Team selection and was a Top Drawer Soccer Second Team All-America in 2016. He appeared in 62 regular season games, notching five goals and three assists.