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Auburn defensive end Dee Ford was named MVP of the Senior Bow on Saturday. Dee had a very strong showing in the game, but also impressed coaches, scouts, and GM all week long during practice. Per AL.com,
quote:Expect Ford's draft stock to rise tremendously after this week.
Highlighted by a pair of first-half sacks and a pass break-up, along with some quarterback hurries and all around strong play, Ford was a demon in the South's 20-10 victory. He grabbed the attention of NFL coaches, scouts and general managers, not to mention South teammates, with his performances all week in practice. Saturday, he demonstrated to those who may not be Auburn fans - those already aware of his talent - why his stock is rapidly rising for the NFL draft.
"I feel like I made some money, but that's not what I came here to do,'' Ford, a 6-foot-2, 240-pound defensive end/outside linebacker, said. "I came here to create some relationships and have fun and show these coaches who I am off the field. I think they knew what kind of player they were getting, but they wanted to know how I was off the field and I think I got that done.''
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