Edmond (Okla.) Sante Fe weakside defensive end Trace Ford is one of the top prospects in Oklahoma, and he trimmed his list of options to eight finalists on Friday.
Oklahoma State and Baylor survived the cut along with Arkansas, Cal, Arizona State, Florida State, Oregon and Harvard.
I am very humbled and blessed to be in a situation such as this. I appreciate every single coach that believed in my playing ability at the next level. After careful thought and consideration, these are the schools I want to focus my recruitment and future on. No specific order. pic.twitter.com/RA516s1Yjs
— Trace Ford (@traceford12) June 23, 2018
Ford possesses 17 offers and his cut list left Iowa State, Memphis, Missouri, Washington State and Utah among those on the outside. Thus far, he has unofficially visited Oklahoma State on April 18.
As a junior, Ford finished with 40 tackles, 7 tackles for loss, 1 sack, 5 pass breakups and 5 forced fumbles. A 3-star prospect, Ford is ranked as the nation’s No. 464 player, the No. 35 weakside defensive end and the No. 6 player in Oklahoma, per the 247Sports composite.